2022 FIFA World Cup: Qatar Described as the Worst Home World Cup Team in History in Match Against Senegal

2022 FIFA World Cup: Qatar Described as the Worst Home World Cup Team in History in Match Against Senegal

  • Hosts Qatar took on Senegal in the second round of round-robin matches in Group A of the 2022 FIFA World Cup
  • Senegal went into the break with a 1-0 lead courtesy of a Boulaye Dia goal in the 41st minute, before running out 3-1
  • The hosts came in for criticism, being described as the worst-performing hosts of all time

Qatar and Senegal are currently locked in an intriguing 2022 FIFA World Cup Group A encounter.

The Lions of Teranaga went into the break 1-0 up courtesy of a Boulaye Dia goal in the 41st minute. This left the hosts on the brink of elimination after just two matches. This was then confirmed when Senegal won 3-1, eventually.

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Senegal scores the second goal against hosts Qatar. Image source: Getty Images.
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The match was trending on social media as observers gave their views, with the hosts coming in for harsh criticism.

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@FakeGlennMiller said:

"Qatar have to be one of, if not the worst team I've seen in a World Cup. Queen's Park reserves could take them. #QATSEN"
"@Qatar are gonna overtake South Africa as the worst hosts of all time. I love it. At least we had 4 Points in our WC. They might end up with nothing."

@RobertRojas97:

"Qatar hands down the worst hosts to perform in a #FIFAWorldCup ever."

Portugal vs Ghana: Football fans fume at referee’s decision not to use VAR

Football fans across social media vented their spleen about referee Ismail Elfath, for his strange decision not to review Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty incident.

Portugal and Ghana played out a nail-biting five-goal thriller in their Group H opener at Stadium 974 on Thursday, November 24. Portugal broke the game's deadlock via the penalty spot before Andre Ayew levelled the score shortly after. In a space of three minutes, however, the Selecao put the game beyond the reach of the Black Stars with two quick-fire goals.

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Ghana put in a spirited performance in the final ten minutes of the game and even grabbed a consolation goal via Osman Bukari, but it was not enough to stop Ronaldo and his team from taking all three points at stake.

What seems to have caught the attention of social media users was the penalty incident involving Mohammed Salisu and Ronaldo.

Source: Sports Brief News