Saudi Arabia won, Morocco and Tunisia drew, and Qatar lost – this is the result of the Arab teams that played their first matches in the group stage of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Saudi Arabia provided a major surprise by beating their Argentinean counterpart 2-1 in the first round of Group C, while Tunisia came away with a valuable point in a goalless draw with their Danish counterpart.
As for the Moroccan national team, which is considered the most expensive Arab team at the World Cup in Qatar in terms of market value, because it has players active in the strongest clubs in the world, such as Ashraf Hakimi (PSG). Germain), Nasir Mazraoui (Bayern) and Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea), the Croatian national team, which finished second in the last draw in Russia.
The Qatar national team, hosting the tournament, suffered its first and so far only defeat from the Arabs at the 2022 World Cup, losing to Ecuador 0-2 in the opening match.
On paper, all Arab teams still have chances to advance to the next round, and the Saudi Arabia team remains the favorite, since one victory in the last two matches is enough to directly reach the 1/8 finals for the second time in their history. .