FIFA World Cup 2022, Spherical of 16 qualification state of affairs: South Korea tackle Portugal in must-win tie


After an thrilling group stage, the FIFA World Cup 2022 is prepared for the knockout part. Nonetheless, forward of that we’ve the ultimate 4 group stage ties remaining, the end result of which is able to determine the remaining groups to advance to the spherical of 16.

The day begins with Group H groups South Korea taking over Portugal, and concurrently Ghana shall be locking horns with Uruguay, each the matches are scheduled for 8:30 pm IST kick-off.

After this, Serbia will play Switzerland within the late evening kick-off (12:30 AM IST), whereas Cameroon tackle Brazil.

Listed below are the qualification eventualities for each groups-

FIFA World Cup 2022: Group H factors desk forward of ultimate group matches

If we take a look at Group H, Portugal have made it into the following spherical. Ghana are the second workforce more likely to advance to the following stage. Portugal are main, having received each the matches, whereas Ghana stand second having received one and misplaced one.

South Korea, who’ve to date secured only one level to date, can nonetheless make it to the following spherical, in the event that they defeat Portugal of their ultimate group encounter. However issues may even depend upon the end result of Ghana vs Uruguay. If Ghana handle to beat Uruguay, even a win in opposition to Portugal will not guarantee South Korea a round-of-16 slot.

If Ghana and Uruguay play a draw, and South Korea beat Portugal, two groups shall be locked with 4 factors thus bringing the aim distinction under consideration. Thus far, Ghana’s aim distinction stands at 0, which implies they’ve scored 5 instances and conceded the identical variety of targets. South Korea, then again, have a aim distinction of -1, having scored two and conceded three.

The equation for Uruguay and South Korea stand easy, solely a win can maintain them within the round-of-16 race. If Uruguay beat Ghana, and South Korea fail to win in opposition to Portugal, the South American nation will advance to the round-of-16.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Group G points table ahead of final group matches
FIFA World Cup 2022: Group G factors desk forward of ultimate group matches

Brazil have certified for the round-of-16 and the groups in fray are Switzerland, Cameroon, and Serbia. Cameroon tackle Brazil, whereas Serbia lock horns with Switzerland. Solely a win for Cameroon or Serbia, who’re locked on 1 level, can maintain them in rivalry for the following spherical.

A win for each the perimeters will take them to 4 factors every, thus eliminating Switzerland from the race. If this occurs, the aim distinction shall be considered. Equally, if Cameroon handle to eke a win in opposition to Brazil, whereas Serbia and Switzerland play a draw, the aim distinction will determine, which groups – Cameroon or Switzerland – will advance to the knockouts.


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