Belgium and Morocco are meeting in the second round of group F. For now, the goalless tie remains and the Belgians have started better, dominating the game from the start. Batshuayi has had the clearest one-on-one that Munir has stopped. The goalkeeper has replaced Bono in the Moroccan goal, who appeared as a starter in the lineups and formed with his teammates during the hymns. The team led by the Spanish Roberto Martínez achieved the three points in his debut against Canada, but gave an unconvincing image. Against Morocco they have an important test. “The Lions of the Atlas” managed to tie on the first day against Croatia. If they win, “the red devils” would achieve the mathematical classification. Romelu Lukaku, who is not yet ready to play 90 minutes, will not start the game. His replacement will once again be Batshuayi, author of the only goal for the European team against Canada. In Morocco, Mazraoui, who was substituted due to injury in the first match, has recovered and is starting.
bounou has disappeared
Yassine Bounou, the Moroccan goalkeeper, was going to start this match. The Sevilla goalkeeper was there while the hymns were playing and all the official information stated that the player would be in the starting eleven. However, who has been in the Moroccan goal since the start of the game is Munir. The Moroccan team has confirmed it, but has not explained the reasons. World Cup Mysteries.
Belgium imposes its presence in the field of Morocco
The Belgium team dominates possession and imposes its presence in the rival field. Morocco barely presses from midfield and waits to steal the ball or for the Belgians to make a mistake. The African team tries to pull speed to run with the ball. Belgium has come close on a few occasions, but for now the danger generated is not worrying.
Belgium controls the game in the first minutes
Belgium has started the match controlling the game in the first minutes. The Red Devils had their first chance of the game, but Munir sent it to the corner. Morocco plays closed and only presses in its own half. The African team has reached the Belgian area on two occasions, but without generating any real danger.
Starts the match
The match between Belgium and Morocco starts at the Al Thumana stadium.
The anthems are already playing in the Al Thumana stadium:
Everything ready for the match of the second round of the group stage of the World Cup in Qatar to begin.
This is the starting eleven for Morocco:
Bounou; Hakimi, Aguerd, Saiss, Mazraoui; Ounahi, Amrabat, Amallah; Ziyech, En-Nesyri, Boufai
This is the starting eleven for Belgium:
Courtois; Meunier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Castagne, Onana, Witsel Thorgan Hazard; De Bruyne, Batshuayi, Eden Hazard
Good afternoon everyone! Welcome to the direct from Belgium – Morocco, match of the second day of the group stage of the World Cup. Belgium enters the game as the leader of group F after beating Canada (1-0) and if they win today, they will secure a place in the round of 16. Enjoy the match!
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