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What World Cup Games Are Happening Today? Match Schedule for December 3 – NBC Connecticut
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What World Cup Games Are Happening Today? Match Schedule for December 3 – NBC Connecticut

Knockout football is officially underway. It has been a long and treacherous start for some teams as the beginning of the 2022 FIFA World Cup reaches its conclusion. There have been many upsets, including Germany’s elimination despite a 4-2 victory over Costa Rica in their group finale. And there have been many great underdog stories, like the United States who reached the knockout stage after not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. Now we move on to the round of 16 where the pressure is on its highest caliber because every match is do or die. You win, you’re in. You lose, you’re out.  With that, here’s the two-game slate to watch for on Saturday as we begin the round of 16: USA-Netherlands The day's first match will feature the United States and the Netherlands. T...
FIFA World Cup: Canadian interest in Qatar tournament low, poll suggests – National
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FIFA World Cup: Canadian interest in Qatar tournament low, poll suggests – National

As Canada’s men’s national soccer team prepares to play in their first FIFA World Cup in 36 years, Canadian interest in watching the Qatar tournament is low, a new poll suggests. Right now, 63 per cent of 1,005 Canadians Ipsos surveyed exclusively for Global News Nov. 11-15 said they couldn’t care less about the World Cup, which begins Sunday. Only 34 per cent of respondents said they will be paying close attention to the tournament, while 66 per cent of Canadians surveyed said they don’t plan to pay close attention to the games.Despite the apparent low interest among Canadians, a global Ipsos survey released Nov. 10 showed more than half of adults across 34 countries plan to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup.“We have to keep in mind that even if we say that interest is relatively low...