Real Madrid’s World Cup players shine at the World Cup in Qatar

The internationals of Madrid had a leading role on the first matchday of Qatar 2022. Asensio was the only one to score, but four other World Cup players had excellent participation in their matches. Vinicius intervened in the game of the two goals for Brazil, Courtois saved a penalty from Canadian Alphonso Davies and Modric and Valverde were awarded the Man of the Match award in the Croatia and Uruguay matches against Morocco and South Korea respectively.

Tchouameni and Camavinga (France 4 – Australia 1)

Tchouameni (♠) played 77 minutes in the defending champion’s victory against the Australians. He formed a double pivot with Rabiot and the madridista was in charge of the most defensive tasks. Le Figaro emphasized his “impressive work. Attentive, focused and always well positioned”. Camavinga will have to wait for his World Cup debut.


Aurelien Tchouameni, in France-Australia.Alex Livesey – DanehouseGetty

Modric (Croatia 0 – Morocco 0)

Croatia moves to the beat of Luka Modric (♠♠). The 10 from the checkered selection and from Madrid he pulls the car of his selection, but He played further from the area than he is used to at Madrid. He played the 90 minutes and led the stats for crossings (9) and breaking through the rivals’ defensive lines (surpassing them 29 times). had been chosen game MVP.

Rudiger (Germany 1 – Japan 2)

The Berliner (♠) formed a central defender with Schlotterbeck in Germany’s opening defeat. The playing style of the team playing the ball from behind made him very participatory in the game (as an example button, he intervened in twice as many plays as the day against Girona). He tried three shots on goal and was able to do something different in the game of Japan’s first goal. He played the 90 minutes.

Antonio Rüdiger, in Germany-Japan.


Antonio Rüdiger, in Germany-Japan.John CatuffeGetty

Asensio and Carvajal (Spain 7 – Costa Rica 0)

The Spaniard (♠♠) joined the goal fest of The Red: He scored Spain’s second goal and attempted four other shots. Luis Enrique has given him the confidence he has not had with Madrid in most of the season placing him as ‘9’. Asensio played 69 minutes while Carvajal watched the entire game from the bench.

Asensio's shot to score Spain's second goal in victory over Costa Rica.


Asensio’s shot to score Spain’s second goal in victory over Costa Rica.KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVAFP

Courtois and Hazard (Belgium 1 – Canada 0)

Ten minutes was enough for Thibaut (♠♠♠) to demonstrate why he is voted best goalkeeper of the past season wherever they award an award. The premiere in Qatar couldn’t have been better: saved a penalty for Davies and kept a clean sheet. He played the 90 minutes. Danger (♠) lasted just over an hour (62′). He showed a good level and was committed in defence, but his lack of speed is obvious.

Courtois saved Davies' penalty in the 10th minute of the Belgium-Canada match.


Courtois saved Davies’ penalty in the 10th minute of the Belgium-Canada match.PATRICK T. FALLONAFP

Valverde (Uruguay 0 – South Korea 0)

the Falcon (♠♠) you need to make a small adjustment to your compass. He was about to give the victory The light blue with a missile on edge at 90′ crashing into the traverse of the target. He spared no effort: a few minutes later, he went all out to cut off a South Korean counter. He played the entire game and was named MVP.

Valverde fouls Kang-In Lee to prevent the South Korean player's advance in Uruguay-South Korea added time.


Valverde fouls Kang-In Lee to prevent the South Korean player’s advance in Uruguay-South Korea added time.Anthony DibonGetty

Militao, Vinicius and Rodrygo (Brazil 2 – Serbia 0)

come (♠♠♠) participated in Brazil’s two goals. A shot from him led to the rebound which Richarlison took advantage of to open the scoring and make the ‘9’ possible at 2-0. yellow green (which ended with a beautiful goal) with a pass with the outside in true Modric style. At 75′ he left his place on the field to Rodrygo (♠). The player from São Paulo aimed for the goal with a shot at the team that did not find its target. Militao did not play.

Rodrygo, in Brazil-Serbia.


Rodrygo, in Brazil-Serbia.NELSON ALMEIDAAFP

The schedules of the madridistas on the 2nd day of the World Cup

Saturday 26

  • 5:00 PM France-Denmark (Tchouameni and Camavinga)


  • 2:00 PM Belgium-Marruecos (Courtois and Hazard)
  • 5:00 PM Croatia-Canada (Modric)
  • 8:00 PM SpainGermany (Carvajal, Asensio and Rudiger)

Monday 28

  • 5:00 PM Brazil-Switzerland (Militao, Vinicius and Rodrygo)
  • 20:00 Portugal-Uruguay (Valverde)

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