Tonight’s FIFA World Cup semi-final between Morocco and France will be their first; it will be France’s sixth. current champions France has seemed to be in great shape ever since the FIFA World Cup 2022 got underway.
Except for the Tunisia game, they have won all of the games thus far. Morocco became the first country from Africa to reach the World Cup semifinals after defeating Portugal’s team 1-0.
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Compared to other defending champions in the old days, France has seemed to be in great shape for consecutive world championships. They have Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappe, two footballers who are heavy favorites to win the Golden Boot. Additionally, Giroud has recorded the most goals overall for France. To advance to the finals for a second straight year, France should have no issue beating Morocco.
The Portuguese were added to Morocco’s list of European opponents because of their determined comeback win in the quarterfinals. After defeating Belgium and Spain in the World Cup on kicks, Morocco had a terrific day in its final match. They gain from playing France close to home as well. Their incredibly defensive strategy has been effective thus far.
France vs Morocco Match Time
|Venue||Al Bayt Stadium|
Players to Watch
Mbappe and Giroud will be crucial players to keep an eye on as each of them have a chance to prove themselves as the competition’s top goal scorers and lead their teams back to the championship game. Morocco will rely heavily on Hakim Ziyech, who has scored once in the competition.
France vs Morocco Head-to-Head
There have been five prior encounters between France and Morocco. France triumphed in three of the games, Morocco won one, and one game ended in a tie. However, these two sides have never faced off against one another in a major competition like the world cup.
France vs Morocco Prediction
France will defeat Morocco 3-0 to put an end to their World Cup hopes.