World Cup: Morocco Stun Belgium To Move Closer To Round of 16

Sunday, November 27
*Japan 0-1 Costa Rica
*Belgium 0-2 Morocco
*Croatia 4-1 Canada
*Spain 1-1 Germany

Monday, November 28
*Cameroon Vs Serbia, 1pm
*South Korea Vs Ghana, 4pm
*Brazil Vs Switzerland, 7pm
*Portugal Vs Uruguay, 10pm

Morocco shocked Belgium to register a 2-0 win in a 2022 FIFA World Cup Group game on Sunday.

Goals from Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal helped the African side stun the World number two.

Sabiri struck the opener from freekick in the 73rd minute before Aboukhlal sealed the victory after a Hakim Ziyech cut back in added time.

The result sent Morocco second in Group F with 4 points, level on points with leaders Croatia.

But there were ugly scenes back in Belgium as Police needed tear gas to disperse Belgium fans who showed discontent after their team’s poor show.

BBC has reported that 11 people were arrested on the night after many fans smashed shops and vehicles.

A star-studded Belgium XI that lost to Morocco

It’s a good result for Morocco who started the campaign with a goalless draw against Croatia.

And they will need to avoid defeat in their last group game against Canada on Thursday to confirm their place in the round of 16.

Morocco can also go through with defeat, if Belgium fail to beat Croatia, among other permutations.

This is the six World Cup Morocco are taking part in, having only gone past the groups once in 1986 coming on top of a pool that had England, Poland and Portugal.

They were then beaten by Germany at the round of 16, thanks to Lothar Matthaus goal.



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