#FIFAWorldCup2022

5 April.London, UK
Anthony Martial plays forward for France. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AnthonyMartial)

  • Martial sustained a knee injury in the qualifier against Kazakhstan
  • "Unfortunately he's sprained his knee with France," said Solskjaer
  • The 25-year-old was absent from United's squad for their Premier League clash with Brighton

1 April.Duisburg, Germany
The defeat is one of the many setbacks suffered by Germany. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@DFB_Team_EN)

  • North Macedonia claimed a memorable 2-1 victory against Germany on Wednesday
  • Napoli midfielder Eljif Elmas scored the winner five minutes from time
  • Germany's last loss in qualifiers came against England in 2001

31 March.Luxembourg
Ronaldo, 36, is now six goals short of Iranian Ali Daei's all-time record of 109 international strikes.. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Cristiano)

  • Cristiano Ronaldo bagged his 103rd international goal five minutes after the break 
  • Gerson Rodrigues put the hosts in the lead with a glancing header
  • Diogo Jota put the European champions back on level terms in first-half stoppage time

30 March.Belgrade, Serbia
Cristiano Ronaldo's goal against Serbia was controversially denied. (Photo credit: Twitter/FIFAWorldCup)

  • After Ronaldo's goal was disallowed, he erupted in protest
  • He was booked for his protest at the final whistle that led him to throw his captain's armband to the ground
  • One of the stewards picked up the band and came up with the idea of auctioning the armband

30 March.Japan
Japan showed no signs of rustiness as they opened their account in the 13th minute. (Photo credit: Facebook/FIFA)

  • Japan achieved a perfect record of five wins from five games
  • Japan thrashed Mongolia 14-0 on Tuesday to record their biggest-ever win in World Cup qualifying
  • The game was played behind closed doors in Japan

28 March.Lisbon, Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 102 international goals. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Cristiano)

  • Portugal blew a two-goal lead against Serbia in the World Cup qualifying on Saturday
  • However, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a 93rd minute winner but it was ruled out
  • Ronaldo was booked for his protests against the decision

26 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The weekend is here and it brings with it a number of action-packed live sporting events. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@F1)

  • The Bahrain GP on Sunday will flag off a new Formula One season
  • India and England will vie for bragging rights in their third and final ODI on Sunday
  • The European qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have started, with Portugal taking on Serbia on Sunday

26 March
The Germans lined up before kick-off wearing black T-shirts with "HUMAN RIGHTS" written on it. (Photo credit: Instagram/diemannschaft)

  • Germany's head coach Joachim Loew said 'that was a good and important sign'
  • Nations are highlighting conditions faced by migrant workers who are building stadium in Qatar for 2022 World Cup
  • Germany cruised to a 3-0 win over Iceland to get their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign off to a winning start

25 March.Paris, France
France are the defending world champions. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AntoGriezmann)

  • The match ended at a 1-1 stalemate
  • Antoine Griezmann secured an opening goal in the 19th minute
  • "Qualifying is a long road and it won't be plain sailing," said coach Didier Deschamps

25 March.Brussels, Belgium
Kevin De Bruyne scored from outside the box on 22 minutes. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AlderweireldTob)

  • Belgium came from behind to win 3-1 against Wales on Wednesday
  • Kevin De Bruyne, Thorgan Hazard and Romelu Lukaku were on the scoresheet for Belgium
  • Harry Wilson scored the lone goal for Wilson