FIFA World Cup 2022: race for last 16 kicks off, with Qatar and Canada exiting,USA and Iran battle for it, see teams points table
Just a few games remain in the group round of FIFA 2022 in Qatar, and the results of those games will determine whether teams advance to the next level.
Only 16 of the 32 teams competing in the largest football event will advance to the following round. From there, a brutal fight with knockout rounds will start, setting the stage for the big climax on December 18.
All other teams are still in the running for the Round of 16 even if many of them have little odds, with the exception of the host nation Qatar and Canada, who have been confirmed to be eliminated from the Round of 16 as of November 28.
Even football teams including Messi and Ronaldo are working hard to advance to the quarterfinals.
While teams like the Netherlands, Ecuador, and Senegal are still in the running for the next round, Qatar is the first team in Group A to be eliminated from the fight for the Last 16.
USA vs Iran at FIFA World Cup 2022
England, Iran, the United States, and Wales are the four teams competing in Group B for a spot in the Round of 16. Iran and the United States will compete for a spot in the round of 16, while England is practically certain to advance.
USA will become the first nation to ever play in the Group of 16 if it defeats Iran. Wales is in a difficult position since it needs to overcome England by a wide margin to maintain its ambitions.
The football carnival, which started on November 20 and ends on December 18, features 36 teams in total. Before the Round of 16, a total of 48 matches are being played (knockout stage). For football enthusiasts, the Round of 16 will be incredibly thrilling and exciting from December 3 to December 7.
32 teams were split up into 8 groups, including A, B, C, and D. Two clubs from each group will move on to the Round of 16. On December 14 and 15, four semifinalists will compete for a spot in the championship game.
The losing team will be automatically eliminated from the competition during the knockout stage. On December 18, 2022, FIFA will play its last match.
see teams points table: FIFA World Cup 2022 points table