All 32 groups have performed one recreation every on the World Cup in Qatar, with some beginning higher than others.
Right here’s each workforce ranked from worst to finest.
Destroyed 6-2 by England, Iran was essentially the most disappointing workforce from the opening video games. The Asian workforce now faces Wales, with a loss ending its World Cup marketing campaign.
Qatar grew to become the primary host nation to lose the opening recreation of the event when defeated 2-0 by Ecuador. They managed zero photographs on track. Lose to Senegal and it’s throughout.
30. Costa Rica
Poor Costa Rica had been torn aside by Spain 7-0. Spain appeared unbelievable, so it’s laborious to be too harsh on Costa Rica however they did go 90 minutes and not using a single shot on aim.
Humbled by Saudi Arabia, it was a nightmare begin for one of many favourites of the event. They appeared in management after a Lionel Messi penalty, however as soon as the Saudis bought forward one of many World Cup heavyweights couldn’t discover a solution.
The Socceroos began nicely towards France, however as soon as the world champions bought forward there was no method again. Two second targets killed off the sport within the 4-1 loss.
Unfortunate to lose to Japan, Germany now has to get a consequence towards a lethal Spain workforce or the World Cup dream is over.
Cameroon has now misplaced its previous eight video games on the World Cup, and nonetheless must play Brazil. Wants a win towards the Swiss or it’s goodbye.
Sunk by two late targets towards the Netherlands, however nonetheless have Ecuador and Qatar to come back.
Outplayed naturally by Brazil, however a win towards Cameroon can get this workforce’s marketing campaign again on observe. 2-0 loss to Brazil isn’t a catastrophe.
Confirmed some late combat towards Portugal, and can assume they’ll nonetheless defeat Korea and Uruguay.
The 2018 finalists will probably be upset with the Morocco draw, however now face Canada.
First World Cup since 1986, and so they might have gotten a degree towards Belgium however missed a late penalty.
Disappointing towards Korea, and now need to face Portugal. Second favourites on this group, however should do it the laborious method now.
Good effort to carry Croatia to a draw.
Could be upset with the draw towards Mexico, and now need to beat Saudi Arabia.
Performed nicely in nil-all with Poland, however now face a determined Argentina.
Shocked by Tunisia, they now face France. An upset towards the world champions isn’t too far-fetched.
Wanted a late penalty from Gareth Bale to rescue a degree towards the US, however their second half was quite a bit higher. Must beat Iran earlier than an enormous match with rivals England.
14. United States
Regarded good within the draw with Wales. Face England subsequent however then have Iran within the closing recreation, so can nonetheless progress.
13. Korea Republic
Good consequence to carry a disappointingUruguay to a draw. If they’ll beat Ghana subsequent, they’ll be in place.
Held Denmark to a draw, and now face an Aussie workforce that misplaced 4-1. Enormous fan assist in Qatar helps drive this workforce.
Three factors towards Qatar, and now in place in group A to progress.
All the time the quiet achievers at World Cups, the Swiss began with a win. They face Brazil subsequent however are nonetheless in place.
Removed from spectacular towards Canada, however bought the win.
8. Saudi Arabia
Nobody gave them an opportunity towards Argentina, however the Falcons are actually within the field seat of their group. A win towards Poland and so they’re by.
Two late targets gave them an upset win towards Germany. If they’ll beat Costa Rica subsequent up, they’ll be all however by to the following spherical.
Removed from convincing within the 2-0 win towards Senegal, however the Netherlands now solely need to face Ecuador and Qatar.
Survived a late scare towards Ghana to win 3-2, with Ronaldo breaking the report to develop into the primary man to attain at 5 World Cups. Portugal will really feel assured of topping the group with Uruguay and Korea Republic to come back.
Accidents have hit the France workforce, with Karim Benzema dominated out of the event and Lucas Hernandez out with an ACL harm from the Socceroos recreation, however the world champions look robust. How they fare towards Denmark ought to present extra of an concept of the place they’re at.
Brushed apart Serbia, with two second half targets. It was removed from an ideal begin for the favourites, however how simply they received could have different groups fearful already.
Demolished Iran and is now accountable for its group. A win towards the USA and the Three Lions are by to the following spherical. It’s scary how a lot depth this squad has.
A pleasure to look at towards Costa Rica in a 7-0 win orchestrated by Pedri and Gavi in midfield. They play Germany subsequent and a win would knock the 2014 champions out.