Rankingi mistrzostwa świata w piłce nożnej 2022/grupa c – 2022 FIFA World Cup rankings/Group C is one of the most balanced groups at the 2022 World Championships. Initially, the favorites to advance to the 1/8 finals were the teams of Argentina and Poland. Ultimately, however, the Netherlands and Senegal took the first two places in the table, while Poland and Mexico said goodbye to the tournament.
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Netherlands – Group Champions
The Netherlands are the current European champions and one of the favorites to win the world championship. Louis van Gaal’s men confirmed their form in Qatar, winning all three group matches. The Netherlands scored five goals in these matches and conceded only one.
Senegal – Runners-up of The Group
Senegal is the second African team to advance to the 1/8 finals of the World Cup. Aliou Cissé’s team won two group games and drew one. Senegal scored five goals and conceded four in these matches.
Poland and Mexico – Disappointments of the Group
Poland and Mexico are the two teams that were favorites to advance to the 1/8 finals. Ultimately, however, both teams said goodbye to the tournament. Hence, poland took third place in the group and Mexico fourth.
Poland – Promotion Despite Defeat in the Last Match
Poland lost the last group match with Argentina 1: 2. Thanks to a better goal balance than Mexico, the Polish team took third place in the group and advanced to the 1/8 finals.
Mexico – The Defeat in the Last Match Ended the Chances of Advancing
Mexico lost their final group match against Saudi Arabia 1–2. Hence, this defeat ended Mexico’s chances of advancing to the round of 16.
- Argentina 2-0 Saudi Arabia
- Mexico 0-0 Poland
- Poland 2-0 Saudi Arabia
- Argentina 3-1 Mexico
- Poland 0:2 Argentina
- Mexico 2:1 Saudi Arabia
The Dutch national team, which was the favorite in Group C, confirmed its strength and took first place, scoring 7 points. The Dutch won two of the three matches and drew one. The Netherlands’ top scorer in the group was Memphis Depay, who scored three goals.
The Senegal national team, which was also considered one of the group favorites, took second place, scoring 6 points. The Senegalese won two of the three matches and drew one. And also Senegal’s top scorer in the group was Sadio Mane, who scored two goals.
The Ecuador national team, which was considered the dark horse of the group, finished third with 4 points. Moreover, the Ecuadorians won one of the three matches and drew in two. Ecuador’s top scorer in the group was Enner Valencia, who scored two goals.
Hence, the Qatar national team, which hosted the tournament, finished last in the group without scoring a single point. The Qataris lost all three matches. Qatar’s top scorer in the group was Almoez Ali, who scored one goal.
Advancement to the Knockout Stage
The Dutch and Senegal teams advanced to the knockout phase from Group C.
Henceforth, after the end of the group stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. We now know the final rankings in each group. In group C, which was considered one of the most difficult in the tournament, the Dutch team won, scoring all 7 points. Moreover, the Senegal team took second place and the Ecuador team took third place. The Qatari team took last place and did not score a single point.