This article will discuss a number of top players who are hungry for scoring opportunities at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The 2022 World Cup which took place in Qatar provides many stories. One of them tells the story of a player who was unable to carry out a penalty.
At the 2022 World Cup, there will be many players who will have the opportunity to show their skill level. We will refer to them as Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe.
Players Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe currently sit at the top of the 2022 World Cup top scorer list. They both contributed to the team’s goalscoring with five goals.
Another interesting incident that happened in Qatar was a number of Top players who missed a penalty kick. Who are these players?
Top Players Fail to Score in 2022 World Cup Penalties
At the 2022 World Cup, Poland is relying heavily on the performance of Robert Lewandowski. They hope that Lewandowski will be able to score goals against the opponent. During his appearance in Qatar, he successfully scored two goals.
In Poland’s match against Mexico in Group C, Lewandowski was given the chance to score a penalty. However, the Barcelona bomber was unable to convert his shot into a goal.
Guillermo Ochoa, who is a Mexican goalkeeper and is very good at saving penalty kicks. He assisted Lewandowski’s shot and turned it away from the goal. A 0-0 score was declared the winner of this match when it was finally over.
After advancing to the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup, Brazil was eliminated from the competition. They suffered setbacks at the hands of Croatia during that phase.
Brazil lost on penalties. At this point, Marquinhos’ attempt to score from the penalty spot was unsuccessful.
Marquinhos was appointed fourth executor for Brazil. Unfortunately, the ball shot hit the crossbar in the middle of the goal.
As runners-up in Group E, Spain was able to escape the “group hell” they occupied. Despite their best efforts, La Furia Roja did not advance to the quarter-finals of the competition.
The match between Spain and Morocco took place in the round of 16. However, as a result of losing on penalties, Luis Enrique’s team was forced to withdraw from Qatar.
One of the three executors from Spain, Sergio Busquets did not carry out his responsibilities properly. When Busquets had his turn as the third executor, the opposing team’s goalkeeper blocked his shot.
Lionel Messi failed to score
Throughout his appearance at the 2022 World Cup, Lionel Messi has scored five goals. This resulted in three goals being scored directly from the penalty spot.
However, Messi was also negligent in carrying out his responsibilities as a penalty taker. That particular match, which took place in Group C between Argentina and Poland, marked the occasion.
Wojciech Szczesny, Polish goalkeeper, was able to save Lionel Messi’s shot in this match. However, Argentina was able to win and beat Poland with a score of 2-0.
In the 2022 World Cup quarter-finals, England were eliminated by France. France’s victory became a decisive match. The Three Lions lost with a score of 1-2 in that match, and finally conceded.
During that match, England earned two penalties, both missed. Unfortunately, Harry Kane, who was responsible for carrying out the two penalties, only managed to score one goal. On another occasion, Kane failed to execute a penalty. The kicked ball has a great height.