Belgium vs. Canada highlights
Michy Batshuayi’s moment of brilliance helped Belgium beat Canada 1-0 on Wednesday night.
A goal in the 44th minute Michy Batshuayi The difference is proven. Canada had plenty of chances, but is still searching for its first World Cup goal, now falling to 0-4-0 all-time in the tournament. A key no-call on a key Belgium penalty that would have given Canada a penalty kick It also caused criticism.
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Here are the highlights of Belgium’s win!
10′: Penalty save Belgium!
Canada Star Alphonsa Davis A penalty kick was awarded after video review found Belgium committed a handball penalty in the box. But the Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois Has been here before and showed his experience with a full stretch save to keep Canada still looking for its first goal at the World Cup.
Thibaut Courtois saved Belgium’s penalty kick attempt
Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois makes an incredible penalty kick save against Canada after a handball call at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
31′: Canada still can’t break through!
Canada had several shot attempts in the first half. But Canada’s attack found no success against Belgium’s backline and 2018 World Cup Golden Glove winner Courtois.
38′: No call benefits Belgium
Penalty should have been imposed Axel Witzel Here? The arbitrators ruled no.
44′: Belgium strike first!
Michy Batshuayi Belgium took a 1-0 lead just before extra time in the first half.
Belgium’s Michy Batshuayi scores against Canada in the 44th minute.
Did Belgium get away with another first-half penalty?
FOX sports rules expert Mark Clattenburg and analyst Stu Holden believed there was an error in the VAR review that resulted in Canada’s second penalty kick opportunity in the first half.
68′: Amazing shot-blocking slide!
Belgium looked to have had a quality chance to extend their lead, but collapsed in the nick of time Richie Laurie He blocked Batshuayi from hitting the shot.
80′: Courtois again
The Belgian goalkeeper has emerged once again on the World Cup stage. Courtois made another big save with a Canada header to keep his team in the lead.
Canada is trying to make history
Canada is looking for not only its first World Cup win or draw, but also its first World Cup goal. The Canadians hope that a strong showing in Qatar can spark interest in soccer at home.
‘Oh Canada’ in the World Cup!
The Belgian and Canadian national teams sang their national anthems before the game, the first time since 1986 that ‘O Canada’ had been played at the World Cup.
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