00:55  ,  November 24, 2022

World Cup: Belgium have winning start

2018 FIFA World Cup bronze medalists Belgium faced Canada—which have qualified for this top football competition for the second time— in the first round of the group stage at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and won 1-0.

The Belgian national team scored the games only goal in the 44th minute by way of Fenerbahce forward Michy Batshuayi, 29.

In group F, Belgium lead the current standings, with 3 points. The second place is shared by Croatia and Morocco, who earlier played to a goalless draw.

In the second round, Belgium will play against Morocco on Sunday.

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