2022 World Cup results: All the European sides’ games after France finish runners-up | European Qualifiers

Argentina clinched the FIFA World Cup trophy in Qatar after beating holders France on penalties in the final, ending the tournament which ran from 20 November to 18 December with their third title.

Kylian Mbappé struck only the second hat-trick in a World Cup showpiece as Les Bleus recovered from 2-0 and 3-2 down, but they were unable to defend their crown as Argentina held their nerve in the shoot-out.

Check out all the European teams’ matches.

World Cup final

Sunday 18 December
Argentina 3-3aet France, Argentina won 4-2 on penalties

Third-place playoffs

Saturday 17 December
Croatia 2-1 Morocco

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Europe’s representatives’ World Cup pedigree

Belgium – third 2018 (World Cup best)
Croatia – runners-up 2018
Denmark – quarterfinals 1998
England – Winners 1966
France – winners 1998, 2018
Germany – winners 1954, 1974, 1990, 2014
Netherlands – runners-up 1974, 1978, 2010
Poland – third 1974, 1982
Portugal – third 1966
Serbia
– fourth 1930*, 1962*
Spain – Winners 2010
Switzerland – quarterfinals 1934, 1938, 1954
Wales – quarterfinals 1958

*As Yugoslavia

World Cup games by European team

Belgium
23 November: 1-0 Canada
27 November: 0-2 Morocco
December 1: 0-0 Croatia

Croatia
23 November: 0-0 Morocco
27 November: 4-1 Canada
December 1: 0-0 Belgium
5 December: 1-1aet Japan, Croatia won 3-1 on penalties
9 December: 1-1aet Brazil, Croatia won 4-2 on penalties
13 December: 0-3 Argentina
December 17: 2-1 Morocco

Denmark
22 November: 0-0 Tunisia
26 November: 1-2 France
30 November: 0-1 Australia

England
21 November: 6-2 Iran
November 25: 0-0 United States
29 November: 3-0 Wales
4 December: 3-0 Senegal
10 December: 1-2 France

England topped their section

England topped their sectionOffside via Getty Images

France
22 November: 4-1 Australia
26 November: 2-1 Denmark
30 November: 0-1 Tunisia
4 December: 3-1 Poland
10 December: 2-1 England
14 December: 2-0 Morocco
December 18: 3-3aet Argentina, Argentina won 4-2 on penalties

Germany
23 November: 1-2 Japan
27 November: 1-1 Spain
1 December: 4-2 Costa Rica

Netherlands
21 November: 2-0 Senegal
25 November: 1-1 Ecuador
29 November: 2-0 Qatar
December 3: 3-1 United States
9 December: 2-2aet Argentina, Argentina won 4-3 on penalties

Poland
22 November: 0-0 Mexico
26 November: 2-0 Saudi Arabia
30 November: 0-2 Argentina
4 December: 1-3 France

Portugal
24 November: 3-2 Ghana
28 November: 2-0 Uruguay
December 2: 1-2 Korea Republic
December 6: 6-1 Switzerland
10 December: 0-1 Morocco

Portugal finished top of their group

Portugal finished top of their groupFIFA via Getty Images

Serbia
24 November: 0-2 Brazil
28 November: 3-3 Cameron
December 2: 2-3 Switzerland

Spain
23 November: 7-0 Costa Rica
November 27: 1-1 Germany
December 1: 1-2 Japan
6 December: 0-0aet Morocco, Morocco won 3-0 on penalties

Switzerland
24 November: 1-0 Cameroon
November 28: 0-1 Brazil
2 December: 3-2 Serbia
6 December: 1-6 Portugal

Wales
November 21: 1-1 United States
25 November: 0-2 Iran
29 November: 0-3 England

2022 World Cup groups

Group A: Netherlands, Senegal, Ecuador, Qatar (hosts) 
Group B
: England, United States, Iran, Wales
Group C
: Argentina, Poland, Mexico, Saudi Arabia 
Group D
: France, Australia, Tunisia, Denmark
Group E
: Japan, Spain, Germany, Costa Rica
Group F
: Morocco, Croatia, Belgium, Canada
Group G
: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon
Group H
: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, Korea Republic

Europe’s World Cup winners


1934 Italy (hosts, Italy)
1938 Italy (France)
1954 West Germany (Switzerland)
1966 England (England)
1974 West Germany (West Germany)
1982 Italy (Madrid)
1990 West Germany (Italy)
1998 France (France)
2006 Italy (Germany)
2010 Spain (South Africa)
2014 Germany (Brazil)
2018 France (Russia)

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