Favorites for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has favorites to proceed to the next round. Argentina rises in ranks after cementing its spot in the knockout round.

Eight teams, at the time of drafting this article, have registered themselves for a spot in the Round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. However, not every team will be able to hoist the World Cup trophy. Only one makes it to the top, and it could be any team at the World Cup.

Are there any favorites? Yes, indeed. Let’s dig in to find out which teams are likely to be the champions this year at the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Brazil ranks first on the list. The team has already qualified for the knockout round after victories over Serbia and Switzerland. Brazil is now slated to meet Cameroon on December 3, 2022, at 12:30 am for the final Group G match. Cameroon’s record of one loss and one draw should make Brazil’s task relatively simple.

France lost its previous match against Tunisia 1-0. While the French Football Federation is taking up the last goal matter with FIFA, the positions stand still, and the side is to play Poland in the knockout round on December 4, 2022, at 8:30 pm IST.

Argentina shocked its fans after losing 2-1 to Saudi Arabia. The Messi-led side scored an early opener only to face two shots in the second half. Poland and Mexico faced the wrath of the mighty as they went on to redeem themselves with two consecutive victories. December 4, 2022, will see Argentina play Australia for the advancement to the quarterfinals.

Spain is in a pretty comfortable situation following its first 7-0 victory over Costa Rica. A draw with Germany has put it in a difficult position, and the match with Japan will have a larger impact on its progress in the international tournament. Spain is still the favorite to win the FIFA World Cup 2022.

England has yet to lose a match in the World Cup. The closest it came to losing a match was against the USA, but the event ended in a goalless draw. England won 6-2 against Iran and 3-0 against Wales. It will now face Senegal on December 5, 2022, at 12:30 am IST.

Portugal has yet to lose a match, but their last Group H match against South Korea has not yet been played. This could alter the team’s Round of 16 qualification position.

Germany must defeat Costa Rica and hope that Spain outperforms Japan. Only then will the team advance to the Round of 16. Germany’s record is now 1 loss and 1 draw. The loss against Japan occurred on a bad day and at the wrong time. Thankfully, it managed achieve a draw against Spain.

These teams are among the favorites to win the FIFA World Cup this year. It is vital to realize that a great deal can occur in the days ahead.