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Germany plays its survival, Serbia targeted by a FIFA investigation

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On Qatari time

Every day, “l’Obs” tells you about the daily life and the strangeness of the World Cup in Qatar, which began on November 20. This World Cup of all the controversies – environmental cost, flouted human rights, bereaved construction sites, suspicions of corruption – takes place in an unprecedented atmosphere. Hour by hour, follow behind the scenes of the competition of all excesses and find our reports and decryptions in our special file.

11 a.m.: kick-off of the Japan-Costa Rica match

After defeating Germany (2-1), Hajime Moriyasu’s Japan face Costa Rica for their second match in the competition. A success would bring it closer to the round of 16.

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10:30 am: new audience success for TF1

The victory of the French team against Denmark on Saturday was followed by 11.59 million viewers, a new audience success for TF1, according to figures published by Médiamétrie. Scheduled at 5 p.m., this meeting gathered 62.8% of the public watching television at that time. However, it does slightly worse than the entry into the running of the Blues against Australia on Tuesday, watched by more than 12.5 million people.

10 a.m.: Noël Le Graët does not want to see the “One Love” armband

Asked about France info, the president of the French Football Federation believes that it is not France’s “role” to wear the “One Love” armband. “It’s not our role […] We are here to play football, watch what is happening, make a comment on the way back but, for the moment, our role is to behave well on the pitch and give a good image of France.he said and added: “Qatar is not an enemy country, it is a friendly country. »

9 a.m.: Serbia under investigation

Fifa opened, Saturday, November 26, a disciplinary procedure against the Serbian Football Federation, because of the flag placing Kosovo (which declared its independence in 2008 that Belgrade refuses to recognize) in Serbia exhibited in the locker room of the “White Eagles before their match lost Thursday against Brazil (2-0). FIFA relies on the general obligation to “fair play and non-violence” imposed on the thirty-two participants in the tournament. The nature of the possible sanction was not indicated.

A photograph of the offending event shows a map of Kosovo printed on a square of white fabric hung on two hooks. Kosovo is stamped with the flag of Serbia and the inscription “There will be no surrender”.

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8 a.m.: on the program this Sunday

The day after France’s victory against Denmark (2-1), delivered by Kylian MBappé, it is the Spain-Germany shock that will have to be followed this Sunday at 8 p.m. This match could seal the elimination of the Mannschaft in the second game, which would be a historic humiliation for the quadruple world champions. After its surprise defeat against Japan at the start of this Qatari World Cup (2-1), Germany must beat Spain to regain control of its destiny and above all to avoid reliving the failure of the 2018 World Cup, when it had left the competition in the 1st round.

In contrast, Spain, Japan and Belgium have the opportunity to secure a ticket to the round of 16 in their second match. Thus Japan will face Costa Rica in the morning at 11 am. At the beginning of the afternoon, Belgium will undoubtedly wish to continue their victory against Canada by winning against Morocco at 2 p.m. Canada will face Croatia at 5 p.m.

The highlights of Saturday’s day can be found here, as well as our summary of the France-Denmark match.

France’s forward #10 Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group D football match between France and Denmark at Stadium 974 in Doha on November 26, 2022. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

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