The 2022 FIFA World Cup has a fresh match between Portugal vs morocco . We will see Morocco taking the field against Portugal in Qatar’s Al-Thumama Stadium in the tournament’s final quarterfinal game.
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo was sent to the bench at the start of the team’s second consecutive game, however he returned to the field during the second half , after Portugal was beaten 1-0.
The record for all-time between these two teams at the World Cup is 1-1, having played in 1986 and in 2018.
There’s a final semifinal slot available on Saturday, when England faces France in the next round .The winners will go on to take on against each other at the finals, which will take place on Wednesday.
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6. What might have been?
Youssef The Egyptian was the closest to getting Morocco in the top spot earlyon, but his shot was just a little too high.
He attempted a second header in the 26th minute but it was a miss to the left, and the score remained abysmal.
Portugal’s Joao Felix was a major player at the mid-point of the game and took a shot from outside of the box but the shot was blocked.
Then, Portugal defender Raphael Guerreiro tried to strike a through ball however Goncalo Ramos was disqualified for offside.
Then, En-Nesyri managed to score and score a goal to give Morocco an early lead of 1-0 ahead of the half-time.
The goal was Morocco men’s national team’s debut World Cup goal in the knockout phase.
45″ 45′: From the Bar!
Bruno Fernandes was just inches away from bringing things down before time, however his effort did not work.
52′: Ronaldo checks in
Ronaldo joined the match at the end of 52nd minutes in the 52nd minute, replacing Ruben Neves..
Startling lineup for Portugal vs Morocco
Portuguese superstar Ronaldo was dropped as a bench player for Portugal’s second consecutive match after being substituted by the starting line-up of Tuesday’s game with Switzerland in the 21st minute by Ramos who scored a hat-trick in Portugal’s crushing 6-1 win after which he was eventually substituted the starting XI for Ramos during the 72nd minute.
It is the first occasion that the 37-year-old striker wasn’t playing in the first World Cup match since 2006. The reports surfaced shortly after. Ronaldo said to his manager Fernando Santos that he would quit when he learned that he was not going to play for Portugal’s national teaman allegation that of which the Portuguese Football Federation since has denied in the form of a statement.
On Friday on Friday, his manager addressed all the debate surrounding Ronaldo’s position by saying “I believe it’s time to let Cristiano Ronaldo to himself. At every news conference, 90% of questions focus on Cristiano Ronaldo.”