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Germany and Belgium crash out after chaotic matchday

By France24
02 December 2022   |   8:45 am
Thursday saw the giants of football fall at the World Cup in Qatar. First, Belgium were eliminated after a goalless draw with Croatia. Morocco's 2-1 victory over Canada saw them top Group F in stunning fashion. The Atlas Lions will face Spain in the next round after another shock result saw La Roja lose to Japan 1-2, meaning that the Samurais top the group.

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