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Which teams have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022-Qatar quarter-finals?

Which teams have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022-Qatar quarter-finals?

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is an international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of FIFA's member associations.

The 22nd FIFA World Cup is taking place in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December 2022; it is the first World Cup to be held in the Arab world and Muslim world, and the second held entirely in Asia after the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan.

France are the defending champions, having defeated Croatia 4–2 in the 2018 final. At an estimated cost of over $220 billion, it is the most expensive World Cup ever held.

The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals
The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals

Following a series of dramatic round-of-16 games in Qatar, eight teams have secured their spots in the quarterfinals

ARGENTINA

The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals
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The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals

Argentina's victory over Australia in the Round of 16 was made possible by their top player Lionel Messi and a mistake by goalkeeper Mat Ryan.

Despite the raucous celebrations at the finish, the Socceroos' performance left Argentina's supporters anxious going into a match against a more formidable opponent.

In the quarterfinals, Argentina will play the Netherlands, a squad that entered the competition on a winning streak and has not yet suffered a loss. Argentina dropped the first match they played, but won the following three.

Group performance:

Round of 16

CROATIA

The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals
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The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals

The World Cup finals of 2018 simply never seem to weary. They defeated Japan on penalties on Monday to advance to the quarterfinals, where they will take on Brazil.

Croatia have only won one game in normal time, against Canada, in this World Cup.

Group performance:

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THE NETHERLANDS

The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals
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Which teams have reached the World Cup quarter-finals?

The Oranje advanced following a decisive 3-1 victory over the USA, who put up a fight. The North American squad had more control and more shots on goal, but the Netherlands defense, captained by Virgil Van Dijk of Liverpool, handled the attacking threat with ease.

Group performance:

Round of 16:

FRANCE

The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals
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The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals

Another favourite to win the tournament, France delivered on expectations and beat Poland 3-1 to advance to the quarter-finals.

Les Bleus will take against Gareth Southgate's England on Saturday, led by current tournament leading scorer Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud, who surpassed Thierry Henry as the highest scorer for the national team with 52 international goals.

France won the World Cup in 1998 and 2018.

Group performance:

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BRAZIL

The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals
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The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals

Brazil easily defeated South Korea 4-1, scoring all four goals in the game's opening 36 minutes to advance through to the quarterfinals. On Friday at 6 o'clock local time, they play Croatia in the first quarterfinal game (15:00 GMT).

The Selecao has won the World Cup five times and is the pre-tournament favorite to add a sixth championship to their historic haul.

Brazil is the most successful national team in the history of the World Cup, having won five titles, earning second place, third place and fourth place finishes twice each.

Group performance:

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ENGLAND

The six teams to have reached the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals
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England defeated Senegal, the reigning African champions, 3-0 to go to the quarterfinals. On Saturday, the Three Lions will play host to the defending champions, France.

England won the World Cup in 1966 and finished fourth in 2018.

Group performance:

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MOROCCO

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On Tuesday, the Atlas Lions stunned the football world by defeating Spain on penalties after 120 minutes of regulation time and extra time had ended without a goal. Morocco won the shootout 3-0 thanks to two penalties saved by goalkeeper Yassine Bounou. When Achraf Hakimi converted the deciding penalty, the Arab world erupted in jubilant cheers.

Although they lost most of the game's possession to their European rivals, the North Africans were able to defeat Spain, one of the tournament favorites, for 120 minutes.

Portugal and Morocco will square off in the following quarterfinal matchup. Morocco has never advanced this far in a World Cup.

Group performance

Round of 16

PORTUGAL

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In a goal-fest that saw Cristiano Ronaldo start on the bench, Portugal easily defeated Switzerland in the Round of 16.

Goncalo Ramos, 21, of Portugal, who scored the first tournament hat-trick against Switzerland on Tuesday, stole the show while Ronaldo has received much of the attention in the country.

Portugal v Switzerland: Round of 16 - FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
Goncalo Ramos

Portugal have never won the World Cup. Their best run was in 1966 when they finished third.

Group performance

Round of 16

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