World Cup 2022 Group F: Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Morocco schedule, fixtures, rankings

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Belgium, Canada, Croatia, and Morocco comprise a World Cup group which could produce any combination of knockout rounds entrants, even if there’s a sincere favorite.

Roberto Martinez’s loaded Belgium, ranked No. 2 in the world by FIFA, will be widely-ticketed to emerge out of World Cup 2022’s Group F, with Kevin De Bruyne capable of putting a Ballon d’Or on his mantle with a strong individual and team performance.

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But Croatia’s got tournament acumen, Canada’s coming off the best front-to-back performance in CONCACAF qualifying, and Morocco has the stars at the back and front to win in any number of fashions.

Below is everything you need to know on World Cup 2022 Group F.

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Group F schedule (all times ET)

November 23: Morocco vs Croatia – Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor – 5am
November 23: Belgium vs Canada – Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan – 2pm
November 27: Belgium vs Morocco – Al Thumama Stadium, Doha– 8am
November 27: Croatia vs Canada – Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan – 11am
December 1: Croatia vs Belgium – Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan – 10am
December 1: Canada vs Morocco – Al Thumama Stadium, Doha– 10am

When: November 23-December 1, 2022
Group stage game kick off times: 5am, 8am, 11am, 2pm
Location: Qatar
TV channel: Telemundo, Universo, Peacock


Belgium

Current FIFA world ranking: 2
World Cup titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 14
How they qualified: Qualified automatically from UEFA (1st place)
Coach: Roberto Martinez
Key players: Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku, Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard

Croatia

Current FIFA world ranking: 15
World Cup titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 6
How they qualified: Qualified automatically from UEFA (1st place)
Coach: Zlatko Dalic
Key players: Luka Modric, Andrej Kramaric, Mateo Kovacic

Canada

Current FIFA world ranking: 43
World Cup titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 2
How they qualified: Qualified from CONCACAF (1st place)
Coach: John Herdman
Key players: Alphonso Davies, Jonathan David, Milan Borjan, Jonathan Osorio

Morocco

Current FIFA world ranking: 22
World Cup titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 6
How they qualified: Qualified automatically from CAF
Coach: Vahid Halilhodzic
Key players: Achraf Hakimi, Yassine Bounou, Youssef En-Nesyri, Romain Saiss