Then there were the trolls for words. Virgil van Dijks Nederland will meet Sadio Manes Senegal in the first match of the teams in Group A in the World Cup in Qatar.
– I wish Sadio all the best. If he ends up in our group at the World Cup, I wish him luck for sure, because then he’ll need him,” the cocky Virgil van Dijk said two days ago.
Group B could also be interesting to Liverpool’s eyes. England, with Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold, could face Wales and Nico Williams or Scotland and Andy Robertson, depending on the outcome of the final between Wales and Scotland/Ukraine in June.
If Thiago Alcantara joins the Spain squad, he will face Germany and Takumi Minamino with Japan in Group E.
Divock Origis Belgium should have every chance to go from a simple group on paper F.
The Brazilians of Liverpool, Alisson Becker, Fabinho and Roberto Firmino, also faced unbeatable competition in Group G, as they face Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon.
Portugal’s Diogo Jotas ended up in a somewhat tough group, along with Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea.
The team match starts on November 21
The group game begins on November 21, and on December 3 the knockout rounds begin. The final will be held on December 18.
And that makes the next season of the Premier League a little bit special. The season starts a little earlier than usual, with the series’ first run on August 6.
Then 16 rounds are played, the last of which will take place on November 12 and 13, before the players travel to the national team rally on Monday, November 14 – a week before the tournament kicks off.
The league starts again on Boxing Day, December 26 – and the season will run until May 28, 2023.
These are the nations that will be the first offspring: Qatar (host country), Brazil, Belgium, France, Argentina, England, Spain and Portugal.
The second seed: Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Croatia, USA, Mexico and Uruguay.
The third seed: Senegal, Iran, Japan, Morocco, Serbia, Poland, South Korea and Tunisia.
The fourth seed: Cameroon, Canada, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Costa Rica/New Zealand, Peru/Australia/United Arab Emirates, Wales/Scotland/Ukraine.
These qualifiers were held 13/14. Jun.
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