Belgium vs Canada. Courtois scores a World Cup record after saving a penalty

Belgium vs Canada.  Courtois scores a World Cup record after saving a penalty
Belgium vs Canada.  Courtois scores a World Cup record after saving a penalty

Belgium vs Canada. Courtois scores a World Cup record after saving a penalty

International player Thibaut Courtois, goalkeeper of the Belgium national team, became a historic number after saving a penalty against Canada in the first round of Group F 2022 at the “Ahmed Bin Ali World Cup” stadium World Cup, which is currently being held in Qatar and up will last until December 18 is the next tournament with the participation of 32 teams from six different continents.

Thibaut Courtois saved a penalty in the 11th minute that was missed by Alphonso Davies as he was the first goalkeeper to save a penalty for Belgium at the World Cup since the international network Opta, which specializes in soccer statistics and statistics, received it had data in (1966).

Belgium vs Canada

The two specialist committees announced a team Belgium Against Canada, the official formation for their game, which will be played on Wednesday at 9pm

Group F of the World Cup includes Morocco, Belgium, Croatia and Canada, where they meet the other two teams on the same day.

In terms of historical confrontations, the two teams previously met in a match that ended in a 2-0 victory for Belgium, making today’s clash the second between them.

The Belgium national team surpasses their Canadian rivals in marketing by a wide margin, with the value of the first being €563m compared to €187m for the Canadians.

Belgium vs Canada

Belgium international Manchester City player Kevin De Bruyne tops the list of most expensive players in the game with €80 million, while Bayern Munich player Alfonso Davies is one of the Canada national team’s most expensive players at €70 million.

The Belgium national side count on a battalion of their brilliant stars in the big five leagues, led by Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard, City’s Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku, the Inter Milan star on loan from Chelsea and Atletico’s Carrasco Madrid are set to dismantle Canada’s defence.

The Belgian national team suffered a strong shock a few days before the start of the World Cup in a friendly against Egypt with a score of 2-1, which prompted coach Roberto Martinez to correct mistakes made in the previous days of training and try to motivate the players to present their best technical level.

Belgium vs Canada

Canada qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 1986, ending a 36-year suspension, failing to reach the finals of qualifying in their last 5 games and finishing fifth the last time they competed in the finals in 1998.

Canada lost all three games at the 1986 World Cup and did not score.

The formation of Belgium was as follows:

Goalkeeper: Courtois

Defense line: Alderfeld, Vertonghen, Dendoncker.

Midfield: Telemans, Castagne, De Bruyne, Witsel.

Attacking line: Hazard, Batshuayi, Carrasco.

While the founding of Canada proceeded as follows:

Goalkeeper: Borgan.

Line of Defence: Johnston, Vitoria, Miller.

Midfield: Laria, Istakoyo, Hutchinson, Davies.

Offensive line: Buchanan, David, Hewlett.

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