For 88 of the game’s 90 minutes, Belgium was stunned and perplexed, but Thibaut Courtois saved a penalty and Toby Alderweireld teamed up with Michy Batshuayi to set up a moment of genius in Belgium’s 1-0 victory to open their World Cup campaign on Wednesday at Ahmed bin Ali Stadium.
At the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Belgium defeated Canada 1-0 thanks to a goal from Michy Batshuayi during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The competition’s Group F was where the game was played. Belgium worked hard for their victory, which was secured by a goal by Batshuayi against the flow of play.
Batshuayi’s goal allowed Belgium to win despite playing from behind for the duration of the match. Alphonso Davies of Canada was denied from the penalty spot early in the first half, keeping the score equal at 0 thanks to Thibaut Courtois’ save. Belgium is presently in top place in Group F thanks to the victory.