France – Ukraine 1: 1 (1: 0)
World champions France begin World Cup qualifiers for the 2022 final in Qatar. Equip did not overtake Ukraine 1: 1 (1: 0) on Wednesday, and missed out on qualifying Group D on the day of the match. Ukraine face their next task next Sunday against Finland. For France, it goes to Kazakhstan on Sunday.
Antoine Griezmann initially led Didier Deschamps’ team with his goal. FC Barcelona superstar completes French attack (19). With his 34th international goal, Griezmann put David Tresget fourth on the French selection’s all-time leading scorer list and at the same time ensured a well-deserved lead. However, in the second round, the first exclamation point was set by an outsider. Sergio Sidorchuk’s shot from 15 yards was unleashed by Presnell Kimbebe, but Hugo Lloris missed a chance (57th). The French, who had played hard to win, ran to the end. However, the golden goal was not effective, so in the end you should be satisfied with a draw.
Gibraltar – Norway 0: 3 (0: 2)
Overseas from Gibraltar, Norway had a forced victory. BBB striker Erling Holland defeated the football dwarf 3: 0 (2: 0) on Wednesday. The Scandinavians finished first in Group G, with their victory over Turkey 4-2 in the Netherlands. As expected, Gibraltar remained without a chance.
The Norwegians drew attention to the human rights situation in Qatar, the hosts of the World Cup, with a special message before the game, laying the groundwork for the first three in the first match, a double strike just before the break. First, RB Leipzig striker Alexander Charlotte headed in a corner kick with a touchdown (43rd) from five meters, and two minutes later Christian Thorsted made it 2-0 (45) with a failed cross low shot. In the second round, the Norwegian players played with confidence. Jonas Svensson lifted the final score to 3-0 (57).
Belgium – Wales 3: 1 (2: 1)
The Belgium national team has started their World Cup qualification. Coach Roberto Martinez’s defeated superstar Gareth Bale 3: 1 (2: 1) against Wales to advance to the final three. Wales, on the other hand, were hit in the neck against their top scorers.
The Welsh were initially led. Harry Wilson took the lead after a strong combination of Connor Roberts and Bale (10th). But the Belgians reacted with fierce aggression. First Romelu Lukaku forgave from a very short distance (18), then Mancini’s Kevin de Bruyne made the best of it and equalized with a long range shot from 25m (22nd). The Belgian accelerator was pressed, and only after six minutes did the quality change to something measurable. BVB professional Thorgan Hazard finally made the game a favorite (28th). As a result, the game was open for a long time as the Belgians lost the final punch. In the end, Lukaku made a preliminary decision using a penalty (73).
Portugal – Azerbaijan 1: 0 (1: 0)
European champions Portugal tried to win against Azerbaijan. Cristiano Ronaldo & Company won 1-0 (1-0) in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday. Before the trend-setting game on Saturday in Serbia, the Portuguese will receive a maximum of three points after the first day of play. However, Azerbaijan missed an amazing point in favorites.
It was not even the Portuguese who led the hosts to victory. Guardian Sharudin Magomedaliyev was unlucky when a cross was placed on Maxim Medvedev’s body while trying to erase it. From there, the ball bounced back to the line – a slapstick own goal (37th). Portugal had been on the defensive for a long time without making everything clear at the start of the attack. So it remained strong until the end – but could not lose the European champion.
Other results of the first day of World Cup qualification at a glance:
Serbia – Ireland 3: 2 (1: 1)
Finland – Bosnia-Herzegovina 2: 2 (0: 0)
Estonia – Czech Republic 2: 6 (1: 4)
Latvia – Montenegro 1: 2 (1: 1)
Slovenia Croatia 1: 0 (1: 0)
Cyprus 0-0 Slovakia
Malta – Russia 1: 3 (0: 2)