2022 FIFA WORLD CUP WATCH – Newspaper

SEVILLE: Morocco’s Sofyan Amrabat (R) vies for the ball with Paraguay’s Derlis Gonzalez throughout their worldwide pleasant on the Benito Villamarin Stadium on Tuesday. Morocco, warming up for the World Cup in Qatar in November, produced a formidable efficiency however have been held to a 0-0 draw.—AFP

PARIS: Brazil’s Richarlison shoots throughout the worldwide pleasant towards Tunisia on the Parc des Princes on Tuesday. Richarlison was the goal of a banana thrown from the group as rampant Brazil destroyed 10-man Tunisia 5-1 with Raphinha scoring twice and establishing one other aim of their final sport earlier than the World Cup. Neymar moved to inside two targets of Pele’s all-time scoring document for Brazil in one other dominant efficiency by the South American giants who beat Ghana 3-0 on Friday, giving their followers loads of causes to be excited by their younger crew heading into Qatar the place they’ll bid for a record-extending sixth world title. Richarlison additionally discovered the web, with the Brazilian FA (CBF) releasing an announcement ‘vehemently repudiating yet one more episode of racism in soccer’ after a banana was thrown throughout the aim celebrations, whereas Pedro scored as a second-half substitute earlier than responding to extra boos and missiles from the group by bowing in entrance of them in celebration.—AFP

BRATISLAVA (Slovakia): Uruguay’s Darwin Nunez heads to attain throughout the worldwide pleasant towards Canada on the Tehelne pole Stadium on Tuesday. Nunez doubled Uruguay’s lead simply after the half-hour mark after Nicolas de la Cruz had opened the scoring within the sixth minute with a chic free kick as Uruguay beat Canada 2-0 of their last pleasant earlier than the World Cup. Canada are in Group ‘F’ together with Belgium, Morocco and Croatia whereas Uruguay face Portugal, Ghana and South Korea in Group ‘H’ on the World Cup, which kicks off on Nov 20 in Qatar.—Reuters

MURCIA (Spain): Kellyn Acosta of america (L) challenges Saudi Arabia’s Nasser Al-Dosari throughout their worldwide pleasant at Estadio Nueva Condomina on Tuesday. The 2 sides wrapped up their World Cup preparations with a 0-0 draw.—Reuters

VIENNA: Qatar goalkeeper Meshaal Aissa Barsham saves a penalty from Chile’s Alexis Sanchez throughout their worldwide pleasant on the Generali Enviornment on Tuesday. The save allowed the World Cup hosts to carry Chile to a 2-2 draw.—AFP

SANTA CLARA (California): Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa appears on as Colombia’s Luis Sinisterra (third R) heads to attain throughout their worldwide pleasant at Levi’s Stadium on Tuesday. Sinisterra scored twice and Wilmar Barrios added one other as Colombia, who did not qualify for the World Cup, fought again from two targets all the way down to beat Mexico 3-2. Mexico are because of play two extra friendlies in November earlier than the Nov 20-Dec 18 World Cup in Qatar.—AFP

HARRISON (New Jersey): Argentina’s Lionel Messi shoots to attain from a free-kick throughout their worldwide pleasant towards Jamaica on the Purple Bull Enviornment on Tuesday. Second-half substitute Messi scored two late targets to cap an emphatic 3-0 win for the South People, who’ve now gone 35 video games unbeaten in a streak stretching again to 2019 — simply two shy of Italy’s world document unbeaten run of 37 set between 2018 and 2012. Messi got here off the bench within the 56th minute and bagged his first of the night time within the 86th minute when he drove previous a number of defenders and hammered house earlier than including his second from the free kick three minutes later. Argentina, who took the lead by way of Julian Alvarez within the thirteenth, have another tune-up towards United Arab Emirates on Nov 16 earlier than they start their World Cup marketing campaign towards Saudi Arabia on Nov 22.—AFP

Revealed in Daybreak, September twenty ninth, 2022


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