Canada manager John Herdman says he is proud of his teams results and that their fans were proud . Canada had lots of chances, including a penalty, but could not find the back of the net .
Ar-Rayyan Qatar November 24: Following his team's loss to Belgium in their FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign opener, Canada manager John Herdman said that he is proud of his team's results and that their fans were proud.Belgium defeated Canada 1-0 in a Group F match of the upcoming FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022 at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, with Michy Batshuayi scoring the game's only goal.Tonight, we had an opportunity to be the top of the pack, and we missed it.These kids put in a hard work, they demonstrated that they could live on this stage, and they made the fans proud, as I said.We're going to go against Croatia, and that's now our intention.I told them I lost my first game at London 2012 in charge of Canadas women, and we went on to win a medal.It's how we react today.We have a chance with this hope, and if we hold the brotherhood strong, he said. The Real Madrid star saved a lot.Canada had a great opportunity to take the lead in ten minutes thanks to a Taylor Buchanan shot into the area, but Thibaut Courtois saved it.A shaky start from Belgium, but Canada somehow manages not to score.Despite an old Belgian backline cracking in the face of offensive attacks, the North American team held their lead in the first half, but they fell behind after 44 minutes.Belgium scored the first goal of the season in the 43rd minute.Belgium took a 1-0 lead over Canada's tenacious defense thanks to Michy Batshuayi. Belgium now leads Canada 1-0.After Belgium were on the back foot for the bulk of the half, Michy Batshuayi scored against the run-of-play, but Batshuayis' score against Canada gave them a close victory.