On Wednesday, a few of soccer’s greatest stars, like Belgium’s KDB and Luka Modric of Croatia, will begin respective World Cup campaigns. Meanwhile, Canada supporters’ 36-year drought is almost over as their country makes its competition debut.
Several of the competition’s rising young talents have already made an impression, including Cody Gakpo for the Dutch, Timothy Weah for the U. S. Men’s team, and Bellingham for England, Alphonso Davies for Canada.
On Wednesday, a number of many other younger players, like Jamal Musiala for the Germans and Pedri of Spain, also will show off their prowess.
A 2018 WC finalist was one of the more seasoned sides in the competition, Croatia will face Morocco in the opening game of today. This match will take place in the Al Bayt Stadium.
Modric, Marcelo Brozovic’s and Mateo Kovacic, cunning midfield shall try to control the action against a Moroccan team led by Walid Regragui, who was just named head coach.
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For the Moroccan team, Chelsea’s Hakim Ziyech, PSG’s fullback Achraf Hakimi and another FB Noussair Mazraoui are some of the players the Moroccan’s will set their eyes on in this fixture.
2014’s nightmare in the semifinal in their home game is still very fresh in Brazilian fan’s minds. Their opponent in that game, and the champions of that World Cup campaign, Germany is also starting their campaign today against 2002 WC host Japan.
Even though Germany have faced some ups and downs in their recent fixtures, under Hansi Flick they look well-trained and seasoned before they start their campaign.
Germany will compete against a Japanese squad that features a number of well-known athletes. From Kaoru Mitoma of Brighton and Minamino of Monaco to Ritsu Dan of Freiburg and Tomiyasu of Arsenal, Japan has a very well team with a seasoned roster.