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As the round of 16 of the 2022 Qatar World Cup ended, the 'World Cup report cards' of countries excluding the teams that advanced to the quarterfinals came out.

With the end of the 2022 Qatar World Cup round of 16 at dawn today (7th), the final World Cup rankings except for the teams advancing to the quarterfinals have been decided.

South Korea won 1 win, 1 draw, 2 losses (5 goals, 8 concessions) by adding 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss in the group stage (4 goals and 4 concessions) and 1 loss (4 goals) in the round of 16, and finished 16th in the final. I put my name on it.

This ranking is the lowest among the teams that made it to the round of 16, but it is right in the middle when looking at the total participating countries.

Poland, like Korea, recorded the final 1 win, 1 draw and 2 losses, but the goal difference was 2 (3 goals and 5 goals), slightly ahead of them, and ranked 15th.

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Excluding the countries advancing to the quarterfinals, Japan was the best-performing country among the countries advancing to the round of 16.

Japan finished top of the group stage with 2 wins and 1 loss (4 goals and 3 conceded) before losing to Croatia in a penalty shoot-out after a 1-1 draw in the round of 16.

In the case of a penalty shoot-out, it is officially recorded as a draw, so Japan won 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss (5 points, 4 conceded), earning 7 points, the highest among the teams advancing to the round of 16, and confirmed the final ranking in 9th place.

This ranks higher than 'Invincible Armada' Spain.

Spain lost to Morocco in a penalty shootout early in the day and accepted the report card of 13th place (1 win, 2 draws, 1 loss, 9 points and 3 goals).

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Meanwhile, the team that took the last disgrace in this World Cup was Qatar, the host country.

Qatar was ranked 32nd with 3 losses (1 goal and 7 conceded), and Canada added 1 point to rank 31st.

The quarterfinal match, which has been confirmed as of today, will start on the 10th, and the World Cup matches, which have been held every day since the opening on November 21st, will also have a short break.

(Photo = Yonhap News)