Ahead of the World Cup qualifiers weekend, only four teams have qualified for the World Cup in Qatar. Five other teams joined this group on Saturday and Sunday. We want to give you a brief overview of the associations that are currently eligible on a permanent basis.
The first consistent participant was already certain about ten years ago when it came to the controversial prize for the World Championships in Qatar came. Qatar qualified strongly as host and will participate in the World Cup finals for the first time.
Germany She fell to Macedonia in the third round, but this defeat should remain the team’s only loss on points. As the other teams also took points away from each other, he was already clear on October 11th as the Group J winner and thus had a ticket to the 2022 World Cup in hand.
More sovereign than Germany behaved Denmark, who won his first nine Group F matches in Austria and only had to accept the first goal in this qualifier this weekend, in a 3-1 win over the Faroe Islands. The Danes qualified a day after Germany to be the third team for the finals.
The top four teams from CONMEBOL qualify for the World Cup and Brazil It hasn’t burned much yet. After 12 matches, they achieved 11 wins and one draw, which means that they qualified for the tournament in Qatar in the middle of last week.
Five more teams from UEFA joined these four over the weekend.
fixed on saturday France Belgium won their group. The French were unbeaten in Group D, but drew twice against Ukraine and once against Bosnia, so that they did not play with four wins and three draws, a wonderful qualification for the World Cup because of their level. However, the French lead their group by four points, one day ahead of runner-up Finland, so they cannot take first place.
Belgium, who joined a group of five like France, acted more confidently and left Wales, the Czech Republic, Estonia and Belarus far behind. The “Red Devils” have played only one draw and have also qualified since Saturday.
Three more teams joined on Sunday.
Spain She qualified early for the World Championships despite a difficult start in her group. The Spaniards drew in their first match against Greece, then struggled in their last-minute away victory over Georgia, beat Kosovo at home and lost to Sweden away. After day four of the match, it didn’t look like a rally. After that, Luis Enrique’s team invented themselves and won all the remaining matches.
Also in Qatar since yesterday Croatiawhich Group H won by one point over Russia. Zlatko Dalic’s team won the decisive match against Russia 1-0 yesterday, with an own goal by Russian left-back Fyodor Kudryashov to determine the result.
With Serbia Another team from the former Yugoslavia qualified for the finals yesterday. Dragan Stojkovic’s side tied Portugal on points before the final round of the match and needed another goal at 1:1 in the 90th minute as Portugal had a better goal difference. Aleksandar Mitrovic made the Serbian fans cheer when he sent Dusan Tadic’s cross into the opponent’s goal in injury time.
With the exception of hosts Qatar, all the other eight permanent qualifiers participated in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
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