Ghost of the Quarter Finals comes again to hang-out Brazil on the FIFA World Cup | Football News

Ghost of the Quarter Finals comes again to hang-out Brazil on the FIFA World Cup | Football News
Ghost of the Quarter Finals comes again to hang-out Brazil on the FIFA World Cup | Football News

They have been shock finalists in Russia 2018 and Luka Modric and his band of merry Croatians have left everybody shocked in Qatar as properly, this time within the quarter-finals.
In what was the most important upset of this match, Croatia knocked 5 time champions and big pre-tournament favourites Brazil out of the World Cup after successful their quarter-final conflict 4-2 on penalties.
Brazil have been properly and actually on their method to a snug semi-final spot after Neymar scored a scintillating aim within the first half of additional time within the 106th minute to place Brazil up 1-0. With this he additionally equalled Pele’s all-time aim scoring file for Brazil of 77.
But nearly 10 minutes later, Petkovic made it 1-1 with what was extremely Croatia’s first shot on the right track. And the match went into penalties.
Ultimately there was heartbreak for Brazil, with Croatia successful 4-2 on penalties. The Samba boys’ watch for a World Cup title continues. The final time they gained the World Cup trophy was means again in 2002. Brazil in actual fact have been the final South American workforce to win the World Cup.
What is unimaginable is that the quarter-finals appear to be the bogey spherical for probably the most profitable workforce within the historical past of the competitors. In the final 5 editions, Brazil have fallen on the quarter-final stage 4 instances.
Here’s a fast look again at Brazil’s leads to the final 5 editions of the FIFA World Cup, together with the continued one in Qatar:
2022: Lost to Croatia in Quarter-Finals 2-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw
2018: Lost to Belgium in Quarter Finals 1-2 in regulation time
2014: Finished fourth
2010: Lost to Netherlands in Quarter Finals 1-2 in regulation time
2006: Lost to France in Quarter Finals 0-1 in regulation time
Overall, since their first World Cup look in 1930, Brazil have gone out on the quarter ultimate stage six instances. The Selecao fell on the quarter ultimate spherical in these editions – 1956, 1986, 2006, 2010, 2018 and 2022.

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