European Teams Qualified for World Cup: The football fans are excited as their favorite international tournament “FIFA World cup 2022″ is approaching. Currently, the qualifiers are taking place in which various teams are competing to confirm their spot in the world cup. The FIFA world cup 2022 is scheduled to take place from 21 November till 18 December in Qatar.
Last night after a nail-biting situation, Portugal emerged victorious against North Macedonia with a scoreline of 2-0. Apart from Portugal, Poland were also crowned winners against Sweden. They too won this epic battle with a scoreline of 2-0.
Portugal advances to the World Cup
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The match started with Portugal battling North Macedonia for ensuring their spot in the world cup. Portugal decided to go with a formation of 4-3-3 with Jota leading the attack, North Macedonia chose to form a defensive lineup of 4-4-2. Ristovski and Konstadinov were heading the attack from the Macedonian side.
Although Bruno Fernandes missed the chance in 24′ which was a free kick, still he succeeded to score during 32′ with a fine assist by Ronaldo taking a lead of 1-0. The first half ended with Portugal leading by one goal to nil.
The second half began with North Macedonia choosing the formation of 4-4-1-1. During the 65′ of play, Bruno Fernandes managed to score again increasing their lead. Unfortunately, North Macedonia weren’t able to score any goals last night. The match ended in its full time with Portugal winning by 2-0. Eventually, Portugal ended up confirming their spot for the world cup.
Poland ensures their spot for the World cup
Poland chose the formation of 3-4-1-2 during the start of the game. Fans were expecting some outstanding performance by their lead player Lewandowski. Sweden started with a formation of 4-4-2 with Quaison and Isak leading the attack from the front.
Both Poland and Sweden missed their chance during the first half of the play. Although Matty Cash missed his chance during 26′ still he was appreciated for showing some epic gameplay. After two minutes of added time the first half ended resulting in goalless for both the teams.
The second half started with Poland trading Goralski with Krychowiak. During the 49′ of play Jesper Karlstorm attempted a gawky tackle in the box with Poland getting a Penalty. Robert Lewandowski took the penalty resulting in a goal. Poland took the lead by 1-0. Apart from him Zielinski doubled the lead by scoring in 73′ of the game. The match ended with Poland winning by a margin of two goals to nil confirming their seats in the world cup.
A 2-0 win over Sweden secured Poland's ticket to Qatar 2022! ✈️ pic.twitter.com/ozjkLEKaDD
— 90min (@90min_Football) March 29, 2022
Full list of European Teams Qualified for the Qatar World Cup 2022
European teams have always entertained us in the past world cups. Currently, they have 13 spots for the world cup. 12 spots have been confirmed apart from one spot which has been postponed due to Russia-Ukraine conflict.
The other European teams qualified for Qatar are:
On the basis of UEFA qualification
By winning the Playoffs
Apart from them many teams from other regions have also qualified resulting a tough competition between all in the FIFA world cup 2022, Qatar.
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