Berlin. Germany became the first country to participate in the 2022 World Cup after beating North Macedonia 4-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Europe on Monday, despite making a number of mistakes. Germany did very well, winning seven in eight games. The team lost 1-2 against North Macedonia in Duisburg in March, their only loss. Germany scored four of their goals in the second half. Timo Werner (70 and 73) scored two goals for the team, while Kei Havertz (50) and Jamal Musiala (83) scored one goal.
Turkey also maintained their hopes of fulfillment after beating Latvia 2-1 on the instructions of Burak Yilmaz in the ninth minute of the injury. This was the first game for Stefan Kuntz, the former coach of the German Under-21 team, as the coach of the Turkish team. In Rotterdam, Memphis Depay scored two goals, assisted by two goals. But he missed the penalty, which helped the Netherlands beat Gibraltar 6-0 to take action to qualify. In Group G, the Netherlands has two points against Norway, while Turkey has four points.
Russia and Croatia are trying their way up the playoffs
In Group H, Croatia has decided to play in the playoffs and draw and Russia will win. In Group E, Wales waited for Belgium to beat Estonia 1-0 thanks to Kiefer Moor’s goal. Wales and the Czech Republic have similar points in their 2-0 win over Belarus. However, the Czech Republic played one game. The Belgian team is five points ahead and needs to be confirmed to qualify.
In Group H, Croatia held Slovakia to a 2-2 draw thanks to a goal from midfielder Luka Modric on a free kick. Russia reached the top of the group with a 2-1 victory over former Slovenian opponents. Fighters for their 2018 World Cup in Croatia now have to beat Russia next month to qualify for the World Cup.