RECAP: Canada scores first goal, but eliminated from World Cup after loss to Croatia
Published Sunday, November 27, 2022 10:55AM EST
Last Updated Sunday, November 27, 2022 1:14PM EST
That’s it for the updates today. Thanks for following along! You can find a detailed breakdown of the game here.
BREAKING: Canada has been eliminated from the FIFA World Cup following a 4-1 loss to Croatia.
Croatia's Ivan Perisic, right, and Canada's Tajon Buchanan, left, fight for the ball during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Canada, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Kramaric has scored again to widen Croatia’s lead to 3-1.
Cautions have been handed out for both teams in the last few minutes of play, with yellow cards for Canada's Tajon Buchanan and Croatia's Dejan Lovren.
Both sides badly want a win in this game, as evidenced by some tough words exchanged before the match.
The game stands at 2-1, with Croatia leading at halftime.
Croatia has scored again to take the lead 2-1.
Andrej Kramaric has scored Croatia’s first goal of the game, tying the match at 1-1 after 37 minutes of play.
Croatia forward Andrej Kramaric (9) celebrates after scoring against Canada during first half group F World Cup soccer action at the Khalifa International Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar on Sunday, November 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Alphonso Davies’ made history in the first two minutes of this game. Here’s some more context about why.
Andrej Kramaric appeared to score for Croatia, but the goal was ruled offside. Score remains 1-0 for Canada.
Croatia's Andrej Kramaric reacts after missing a goal during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Canada, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Canada's Alphonso Davies celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Canada, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
BREAKING: Alphonso Davies has scored Canada’s first goal ever at the men’s World Cup, bringing the score against Croatia to 1- 0
Canada is ranked 41st while Croatia is ranked 12th. Both teams need goals today to move forward. Here’s a rundown of what’s at stake for both teams in today’s game.
Viewing parties are underway around the GTA as the match gets set to start. Here’s a list of where people are watching live.
- With files from The Canadian Press and CTV News