FIFA World Cup 2022: First round in numbers | Football News
Here’s how the numbers stack up so far:
3 – Germany have now lost their opening match in three consecutive major tournaments — (1-2 to Japan at WC 2022; 0-1 against France at Euro 2020 & 0-1 against Mexico at WC 2018). The most recent defeat was also Germany’s first in a match where they had a first-half lead at a World Cup since the 1978 game against Austria.
7 – Spain’s 7-0 win over Costa Rica was their biggest win in a World Cup match.
18 – 18 years 110 days, Gavi became the youngest player to score at a World Cup since 17-year-old Pele hit the treble in 1958. Gavi was also the first teenage player to score for Spain at the World Cup.
6 – With seven goals against Costa Rica, Spain became the sixth country to score 100 or more goals at the World Cup. Brazil (231 goals) is leading the rankings.
0 – Costa Rica failed to hit a single shot in the 0-7 loss to Spain.
4 – After a 0-1 defeat to Belgium, Canada still failed to score in all four matches played at the World Cup.
37 – At 37 years and 292 days, Ronaldo is the oldest player to score for Portugal at the World Cup. He is also the youngest person ever to score in the 2006 World Cup at the age of 21 years and 132 days.