FIFA World Cup 2022: Messi-Neymar to take the field in World Cup today
The FIFA World Cup 2022 being played in Qatar is now moving towards its final journey. After the pre-quarterfinal match is over, now only eight teams are in the race. Brazil, Croatia, Netherlands, Argentina, Portugal, Morocco, England and France are the eight teams going through to the quarterfinals. The quarter-final matches begin today (December 9), with four teams advancing to the semi-finals.
Messi-Neymar will take the field today
Brazil will face Croatia in the first quarter-final match. Brazil beat South Korea 4–1. At the same time, Croatia defeated Japan 3-1 in the penalty shootout. In the quarter-final match, all eyes will be on Brazilian star player Neymar, who will be eager to perform well.
After this, in the second quarter-final late night, there will be a match between the Netherlands and the strong contender for the title, Argentina. Netherlands beat USA 3-...3-2 in pre-quarterfinals. While Argentina, captained by Lionel Messi, defeated Australia 2-1. Argentina fans will be looking forward to a stellar performance from Lionel Messi in the quarter-finals.
Ronaldo's team faces Morocco
The remaining two quarter-final matches will also be very interesting. Portugal and Morocco will clash in the quarter-final match to be held on 10 December. Cristiano Ronaldo's team Portugal made it to the last-eight by defeating Switzerland unilaterally 6-1. There itself, Morocco surprised the football world by defeating Spain in the penalty shootout.
Then the fourth and last quarter-final match would be between defending champions France and one-time winners England. i.e. star player Kylian Mbappe and
Harry Kane will be face to face. Where France defeated Poland 3-1 in the pre-quarterfinal match. At the same time, England beat Senegal 3-0.
Quarter-final match schedule (Indian time)
9 December Brazil vs Croatia (8.30 pm)
9 December Netherlands vs Argentina (12.30 PM)
10 December Portugal vs Morocco (8.30 pm)
10 December England vs France (12.30 pm)