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01st Dec 2022

World Cup 2022 Day 12: All the major action and talking points

Robert Redmond

The group stages are coming to an end.

Welcome to Day 12 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and our dedicated hub where we will keep you updated on all the action from the tournament.

We have four games on Thursday with Group F and Group E wrapping up on Thursday. In the 3 pm matches, Belgium face Croatia and Morocco face Canada. Croatia and Morocco, who both have four points, are best placed to reach the last 16. Belgium must win, while Canada have already been eliminated.

In the 7 pm matches, all four teams can still qualify for the last 16. In Group E, Costa Rice take on Germany and Japan face Spain. Germany must win their match and hope that Spain beat Japan.

You can follow all the action from Day 12 below.

World Cup 2022 Day 12: All the major action and talking points.

The first World Cup last-16 ties were confirmed yesterday. Argentina, Poland and Australia all confirmed their places in the knockout rounds.

On Saturday, the Netherlands will face the United States on Saturday (3 pm), before Argentina take on Australia (7 pm).

On Sunday, France face Poland (3 pm) ahead of England meeting Senegal (7 pm).

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While you’re here, why not try some of our World Cup quizzes?