World Cup 2022.. Croatia overtakes Canada by four and rises to the top
The Croatian national team achieved a major victory over Canada, 4-1, during the match that took place this evening, Sunday, in the 2022 World Cup competitions, in the second round of Group Six, which is currently being held in Qatar.
Croatia vs Canada
Canadian player Alphonso Davies scored the first goal in the 2nd minute of the match and is considered the fastest goal in the current edition of the 2022 World Cup.
The Opta Network, which specializes in player statistics, said that Alfonso Davies’ goal after 68 seconds is the fastest goal in the current edition of the World Cup, and it is also the fastest goal in the World Cup group stage since the American Clint Dempsey’s goal against Ghana in 2014 after 29 seconds.
And Andrei Kramaric, the Croatian national team player, scored the equalizing goal for the Croatian national team in the 36th minute of the match, then Marco Levia came with the second goal directly in the 44th minute.
Then Andrei Kramaric scored the third goal for the Croatian national team against Canada in the 70th minute of the match time, then Lovro Mager concluded the quadruple in the last minute.
Croatia VS Canada
The formation of the Croatian national team was as follows:
Levakovic / Juranovic / Lovren / Guardiol / Borna Sosa / Brozovic / Modric / Kovacic / Levia / Perisic / Kramaric.
The Canadian national team played the match with the following formation:
Borgan / Johnston Alistair / Vittoria / Miller, Buchanan / Eustachio / Hutchinson / Laria / Alphonso Davies / Larraine / Jonathan David.
With this result, the Croatian national team occupies the top of the Group Six ranking table in the Qatar World Cup 2022 with 4 points, ahead of the Moroccan team, which ranks second with the same balance of points, by goal difference only.
While the Belgium national team ranks third in the standings with 3 points, and the Canadian national team is at the bottom of the standings without a balance of points.
The Croatian national team tied negatively against Morocco in the first round of Group F of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, in addition to losing Canada 0-1 to Belgium, the group leaders.
The Croatian national team has a constellation of stars headed by Real Madrid star Luka Modric, Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, Tottenham winger Ivan Perisic, and Chelsea player Mateo Kovacic.