Canada faces Morocco on December 01, 2022, at 8:30 pm IST at Al Thumama Stadium, Qatar. The team looks to clinch victory & create history in World Cup..
Canada is yet to win an event at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 or any World Cup event. The team succeeded in ending its goalless run while facing Croatia on November 27, 2022.
Herdman’s side lost that event by 4-1, but it has instilled a belief that Canada can do better. Canada faces Morocco next on December 01, 2022, at 8:30 pm IST at Al Thumama Stadium. Morocco looks to cement its position in the knockout, while Canada simply wants to win the match to register the day in their history books.
The Canadians are ranked 41st, with every skill marked for a positive point. It has been a challenge for the strike to score a leading goal. However, the experts predicted that Morocco will be the hot favorite. But the question is, Could the match with Morocco be the one to go down in history?
Belgium defeated Canada in their opening group fixture of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 with a final tally of 1-0. Michy scored a single in the 44th minute with no follow-up by Canada to equalize the scoreboard. Herdman’s side took a total of 22 shots throughout the event. Only 3 of them landed on the target.
The opponent performed better in that sense as it could hit 3 out of 9 shots on target.
Losing the opener brought Canada to fourth position in Group F. The team has been unable to rise ever since. A ray of hope came shining on the fans when Canada faced Croatia on November 27, 2022. Davies scored an early goal in the 2nd minute, the fastest in the tournament.
Everything went into pieces when Croatia retaliated with an equalizer in the 36th minute. Andrej struck his double in the 70th minute, with Marko and Lovro bringing in 2 more goals for a total of 4 against a single by Canada.
Here, Canada took 8 shots to land 2 of them on target. Croatia retained its aggressive mode by taking 13 shots, with 10 of them being on target.
Herdman has appreciated Canada for its efforts calling the goal by Davies a moment to remember. He believes that more goals can be scored in the future.
Canada has, in a way, written history during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 by landing a goal against Croatia. Davies has now joined Helen Stoumbos in the record book for Canada. Helen had landed a goal against England during the Women’s World Cup in June 1995. Even though Canada lost the match to England by 3-2, her 87th-minute first goal is still remembered by everyone in the country.
A goal scored by Davies inspires people to believe that the game can still be turned around. Canada will co-host the international tournament in 2026, bringing winning hopes back for the fans.
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