FIFA World Cup 2022: After 36 years, Morocco created history by beating Canada in the pre-quarterfinals
FIFA World Cup 2022 In the match against Canada on Thursday, the team secured a place in the next round by topping the group with a 2-1 win. In the group, the Moroccan team won all three matches and secured a total of 7 points, and gracefully made it to the last 16.
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⏩ The Moroccan team has reached the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup
⏩ Morocco beat Canada 2-1 in the last group match
New Delhi. In the FIFA Football World Cup being played in Qatar, the Moroccan team created history and made it to the pre-quarterfinals after 36 years. In the match against Canada on Thursday, the team secured a place in the next round by topping the group with a 2-1 win. In the group, the Moroccan team won all three matches and secured a total of 7 points, and gracefully made it to the last 16.
The Moroccan team was able to take the lead in the first 10 minutes by applying pressure on Canada. In the fourth minute of the start of the first half, Morocco’s Hakim Ziech gave the team a great lead by putting the ball in the Canadian goalpost. The Moroccan team just needed a draw to qualify for the next round, but the team continued their excellent form in the tournament against Canada.
🇲🇦🦁 For the first time since 1986, the Atlas Lions have escaped the groups! pic.twitter.com/12rJKpYsBK
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Youssef An-Nesri scored a goal in the 23rd minute of the match to give the team a 2-0 lead against Canada. Only after the goal was scored in the first 30 minutes of the first half, it was decided that now this team is going to repeat the 36-year-old history. The score remained 2-0 in the first half and no further goals could be seen. Canada’s only goal in the match was an own goal by Moroccan player Naef Aguirre. This happened in the 40th minute of the match.
Morocco, placed in Group F in this tournament, showed an amazing game and remained unbeaten in all the group matches. After the year 1986, this team reached the pre-quarterfinals for the first time. In the first match, the team played a draw with Croatia. In the second match, the world’s number 2 team defeated Belgium. With the victory over Canada in the last league match, the team created history.