2022 Qatar World Cup: our Thursday picks

2022 Qatar World Cup: our Thursday picks

Morocco fans are seen in Souq Waqif on Wednesday. (Reuters photo)
Morocco fans are seen in Souq Waqif on Wednesday. (Reuters photo)

The Bangkok Post's predictions on matches.

Croatia v Belgium

One team looks set to go home after this match and it's likely to be Belgium who have been unconvincing at Qatar 2022. Croatia returned to form with a 4-1 win against Canada after a scoreless draw with Morocco.

Prediction: Croatia 2-1

Canada v Morocco

Canada are still looking for their first point of the tournament and likely to return home without one as Morocco are in confident mood after their 2-0 win against Belgium.

Prediction: Morocco 2-0

Japan v Spain

Japan shocked Germany 2-1 in their opener but then were stunned by Costa Rica. The Samurai Blue have blown a golden chance and won't get another one.

Prediction: Spain 2-0

Costa Rica v Germany

Germany have to thank Costa Rica for their win against Japan, and the Central Americans' reward from Hansi Flick's side will be a big defeat.

Prediction: Germany 3-0


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