Friday's last set of group matches has some intriguing matchups.
MONTREAL — Team Canada on Thursday trailed for much of its final match at the World Cup in Qatar before falling 2-1, leaving Moroccan supporters jubilant and fans of Canada despondent but still full of pride that their team made the tournament for the first time since 1986. At the Café Sable d’or in Montreal’s Little Maghreb neighbourhood — home to a large Moroccan population — devoted soccer fans clapped, sang and chanted every time Morocco took possession of the ball. “I’m here to support Moro
AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Croatia advanced to the last 16 of the World Cup on Thursday after a 0-0 draw against Belgium, whose group-stage exit will likely usher in the breakup of its talented but underachieving generation of players. The eastern European nation has reached at least the semifinals on each of the two times it has reached the knockout stage. Belgium was eliminated after scoring one goal in three games and failed to live up to its status as the second-ranked team and one of the tourn