While the World Cup undoubtedly throws up marvellous games each time the tournament rolls around every four years, there will always be the odd stinker here and there that brings us back down to Earth.
Stalemates get the better of every team over the years. Whether it be poor quality, a lack of rhythm throughout or fans boing their own team – so says Wayne Rooney, anyway – we can’t always be saved from a boring stalemate on the biggest stage.
With a few worrying blanks in front of goal already in 2022, here’s the competition’s relationship with goalless draws.
The record for most goalless…