FIFA World Cup 2022: Another sensation in the World Cup. Another top team was defeated in the path of Germany and Argentina. Shock for star-studded world No. 2 Belgium. Morocco beat the Red Devils 2-0 with an unexpected performance.
Suninstitute Sabiri is a Moroccan hero. A shocking shock for Belgium. The team threw Morocco’s World Cup hopes into limbo. Belgium, who won their first match, will enter the knockout stage if they win this second match.
But on Sunday, Morocco surprised everyone by beating Belgium 2-0. Two institutes Players Sabiri (73rd) and Abouclal (90+2) provided the goals for Morocco. In the first match, Morocco topped Group F after a draw with Croatia.
It is only the third victory of the team in the history of the World Cup. The first since the 1998 World Cup. Morocco has at least a draw against Canada in their last match on Thursday. In order to take the lead, Belgium must win against the last World Cup runner-up Croatia in their last match.
Belgium, who won 1-0 against Canada in their first match, did a poor performance once again. He controlled the ball twice as much as the opponent, but to no avail. De Bruyne, the team’s star, could not perform up to par.
Eden Hazard didn’t make an impact either. Despite keeping the ball under control, Belgium could not attack. Although initially under a bit of pressure, Morocco gradually recovered. In fact, the team worked hard to take the lead before the break.
At the end of the first half, Morocco was awarded a free kick after Thorgan Hazard was fouled just outside the penalty area. Ziech’s free kick.. overturned Belgium goalkeeper Courtois and landed in the net. But as it was offside, Morocco was disappointed.
However, the self-confidence increased and Morocco attacked more in the second half. Boufal’s shot from inside the Belgium box went wide. Belgium has also made some efforts. The team got a shock in the 73rd minute.
Sabiri’s free kick from near the touchline fell into the net without reaching the Belgium goalkeeper. This lightning goal made the stadium roar. The Moroccan team was overwhelmed by the celebrations. Belgium then tried hard to level the scores.
In the last ten minutes, Lukaku, who was suffering from an injury, was brought into the ring but it did not work. Morocco fought hard. No chance was given to the opponent. Moreover, Abuklal scored a goal during the injury time to increase the lead to 2-0.