The Moroccan national team has lived out every fan’s fantasy in the FIFA World Cup 2022. Not only did they finish first in their group, but they also eliminated Belgium, who was one of the favourites to win the World Cup in Qatar. Not only did they finish first in their group, but they also eliminated Belgium. And with that, Morocco is all set to take against Spain in the next round in Morocco vs Spain on 6th of December, Tuesday.
Morocco & Spain in FIFA WC 2022
Morocco is one of the few teams left in the competition without a loss after the group round, and they seem to be one of the most dangerous teams moving forward. On the opposite side, Spain got off to a strong start in the competition, but despite their triumph against Costa Rica by a score of 7-0, things haven’t exactly gone according to plan.
Spain’s most recent match resulted in a loss against Japan, and their difficulties in the final third are now noticeable. They are better than they were at the European Championships the year before, but players like Torres and Morata need to ramp up if Spain is going to win another World Cup as they did in 2010. When it comes to Morocco, all focus will be on their top players, including Hakimi and Ziyech, both of whom have been outstanding.
Morocco Vs Spain Predicted Line Ups & H2H
Morroco- Bounou, Hakimi, Aguerd, Saiss, HMazraoui, Ounahi, Amrabat, Sabiri, Ziyech, En-Nesyri, Boufal
- Questionable-WalidCheddira, a striker for Morocco, reportedly had a knock during training and is questionable for the Morocco vs Spain
Spain- Simon; Carvajal, Rodri, Laporte, Alba, Pedri, Busquets, Gavi, F Torres, Morata, Olmo
- Questionable- Cesar Azpilicueta of Spain is also questionable after being replaced at halftime of Spain’s final group stage encounter against Japan.
Morocco vs Spain Head-to-Head: Out of the three games played between Spain and Morocco, two have gone to the Spanish side and one resulted in a tie. During the group stages of FIFA 2018, the two squads met and played to a 2-2 tie.
Kick-Off Timing & Where to Watch
The match between Morocco and Spain will be played in Education City Staduim, Ar Rayyan on 6th December at 8:30 PM IST.
Live streaming can be watched on Sports18 Networks as well as Jio Cinema App in standard and High Definition.