of 2022 FIFA World Cup Morocco defeated Spain 3-0 in the penultimate match of the tournament’s round of 16 at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar.
Then Portugal will face Switzerland in Tuesday’s second knockout stage game (11am FOX). The winner will advance to the quarterfinals, which will end on Saturday, December 10th.
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Morocco vs Spain highlights
Final: Morocco 3, Spain 0
12′: too high
Morocco defender Achraf Hakimi takes a free kick, but the shot is just north of the crossbar.
25 minutes: Potential Disaster – Lost Opportunity
Morocco’s goalkeeper Yassine Bounou and defender Nayef Aguerd failed to match the passes and Spain almost converted it into a goal. Shortly after the turnover, Gabi deflected a shot over the crossbar and Ferran Torres’ shot was denied out of play.
Ultimately, Spain were called for offside.
33 minutes: nice save
Moroccan defender Nousser Mazrawi fired a powerful shot, but Spanish goalkeeper Unai Simon blocked the attempt.
43′: almost one more
Both teams missed chances in the first half.
Aguard’s header this time is a little higher and wider.
No points at halftime.
Spanish forward Dani Olmo had a powerful shot, but Bono didn’t.
63 min: Spain substitution
Spain paired up with forward Alvaro Morata replacing Marco Asensio and midfielder Carlos Soler replacing Gabi.
66 min: Morocco substitution
Morocco made their first substitutions with forward Abdessamad Ezarzouri replacing midfielder Sofiane Boufal.
75 minutes: yellow card
Spanish defender Aymeric Laporte was given a yellow card after challenging Hakimi.
86′: closed, no cigar
Hakimi got the ball right off Morocco, but forward Walid Chedira was unable to punch out the contested shot.
89′: Huge block!
Spanish forward Nico Williams looked like he had the perfect chance to score, but Moroccan defender Sofiane Amrabat made a clutch block.
90+4′: Game save refused!
Bono delivered the most timely denial of the World Cup for Morocco in the final seconds of the second half as he denied Olmo’s shot attempt.
The game went to overtime.
97 minutes: out of reach
Morata couldn’t head a pass from Williams.
104′: Great chance…
Chedira nearly scored the first goal of the game, but his shot was sent sideways by Simon.
Walid Chedira’s shot from Morocco was saved by Spanish goalkeeper Unai Simon
120+2′: huge defense
Defender Jawad El Yamik hit Morocco with the ball.
120+3′: almost done
A close-up shot from Spain national FW Pablo Sarabia hits the post.
The game goes to PKs.
Morocco connected with the first two penalty kicks, but Spain missed the first two. After each missing their third try, Morocco put the game away with their fourth kick.
Check out all the kicks below.
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