The first matches of the group stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup have been completed!

Trainheld in 2022 FIFA World CupThe first matches of the group stage have been completed.

5 of the 16 matches played in 8 groups ended in a draw. In 4 of the first group matches, where 41 goals were scored, the teams failed to air the nets.

Most different scoring wins Spain achieved by England. 2010 World Cupchampion Spain, Costa Rica‘ 7-0, England, the winner of 1966, established a 6-2 advantage over Iran.

The biggest surprise of the first games Saudi Arabia with Japan made. While Saudi Arabia defeated Argentina 2-1, one of the favorites of the tournament, Japan managed to beat Germany with the same score.

6 players aired the nets 2 times in the first matches. Fenerbahce player of Ecuador Enner Valenciafrom England Bukayo Sakafrom Iran Mahdi Taremifrom France Olivier Grioudfrom Spain Ferran Torres and Brazil’s Richarlison each scored 2 goals.

Portugal’s star football player Cristiano RonaldoHe scored 5 different goals in the match they beat Ghana 3-2. World Cup(2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022) made history as the first name to air the nets.

While the referees did not apply for the red card in the mentioned matches, 56 yellow cards were shown. Only in the Germany-Japan match there was no card.

(function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=”″;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,’script’,’facebook-jssdk’));

By Peter Kavinsky

Peter Kavinsky is the Executive Editor at