How Belgium can qualify for knockouts after defeat against Morocco: FIFA World Cup Group F scenarios explained

Belgium succumbed to a 0-2 loss to Morocco in its second Group F match of the FIFA World Cup match at the Al Thumama Stadium on Sunday.

Youri Tielemans (L) and Axel Witsel of Belgium react after conceding their second goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group F match between Belgium and Morocco at Al Thumama Stadium on November 27, 2022, in Doha, Qatar.

Youri Tielemans (L) and Axel Witsel of Belgium react after conceding their second goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group F match between Belgium and Morocco at Al Thumama Stadium on November 27, 2022, in Doha, Qatar. | Photo Credit: Elsa/Getty Images

Belgium succumbed to a 0-2 loss to Morocco in its second Group F match of the FIFA World Cup match at the Al Thumama Stadium on Sunday.

Belgium succumbed to a 2-0 loss to Morocco in its second Group F match of the FIFA World Cup match at the Al Thumama Stadium on Sunday.

Belgium sits third in the table with three points from two matches.

Croatia secured a 4-1 win against Canada in the second Group F match of the day and now sits on top with four points from two matches. It is equal on points with Morocco but has a superior goal difference than the African nation.

Canada, which got knocked out of the World Cup after its loss against Croatia, is bottom without a point after having played two matches.

How can Belgium qualify heading into the final matchday?

Belgium will face Croatia in its final Group F match.

If Belgium wins against Croatia, it will reach six points that will ensure qualification to the Round of 16.

If Belgium draws against Croatia, it will need to rely on other results going in its favour to qualify for the knockouts.

If Belgium loses against Croatia, then it will be knocked of the Qatar World Cup.

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