Batshuayi powers Belgium to edge Canada in FIFA WC

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DOHA: Michy Batshuayi scored the match-winning objective within the first half to propel World No.2 Belgium hand a irritating 1-Zero defeat to Canada within the second Group F match of the continuing FIFA World Cup 2022.

Canada, making their return to the world cup after a spot of 36 years, endured a irritating defeat as Batshuayi-led Belgium edged by the slightest margin handy them a gap setback.

John Herdman’s Canada missed an important alternative within the first half as Alphonso Davies didn’t convert a penalty.

Belgium’s goalkeeper dived in the correct course to disclaim Canada an early lead.

Canada, contemporary from the distress of lacking the penalty, suffered one other setback when Batshuayi fired the ball into the far nook of the web off Toby Alderweireld’s help.

Herdman’s facet then dominated the second half however to no avail as they may not hearth an equalizer and Belgium ran away with the victory.

Following the victory, Belgium occupied the highest spot in Group F standings as the sooner contest between Croatia and Morocco resulted in a goalless tie, whereas Canada sank to the underside after a gap defeat.

Canada will now tackle Croatia on Sunday (November 27), whereas Belgium will face Morocco on the identical day.

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