An invigorated Moroccan staff might be looking for to achieve the knockout stage of the World Cup for the primary time in practically 4 a long time by defeating or drawing with Canada of their ultimate Group F match on Thursday.
Morocco recorded their first World Cup win since 1998 by defeating second-ranked Belgium 2-0 on Sunday, sparking euphoria amongst gamers, wild celebrations amongst followers – and even riots in Brussels.
Of their ultimate group stage check, the Moroccans will play Canada, who might be trying to bag their first win within the event’s historical past after being eradicated from their first World Cup in 36 years.
A win or draw would assist Morocco to their first look within the spherical of 16 of since 1986. If Canada prevail, Morocco will want Belgium to beat Croatia within the different Group F match, with the aim distinction figuring out in the event that they or the 2018 runners-up advance.
“If we get through to the knockout stage, I think we will be very dangerous going forward,” Moroccan supervisor Walid Regragui stated forward of their win towards Belgium.
Morocco unexpectedly modified goalkeepers on the final second earlier than kickoff towards Belgium as Munir El Kajoui got here on to switch Yassine Bounou. A staff physician later stated that Bounou had felt dizzy however could be match to play towards Canada.
Canada have been knocked out after dropping their two opening fixtures towards Belgium and Croatia however managed to attain their first ever World Cup aim – simply 68 seconds after kick off – towards the Croatians.
With nothing left at stake within the event, Canada will attempt to construct on the sturdy efficiency they confirmed towards Belgium and give attention to leaving Qatar in good kind as they put together to co-host the World Cup with america and Mexico in 2026.
With the World Cup increasing from 32 nations to 48 from 2026, Canada can hope to participate extra usually in future tournaments after their automated qualification as co-hosts in 4 years’ time.
HEAD TO HEAD
Performed: 4 | Canada: 1 | Morocco: 2 | Draw: 1
WORLD CUP FORM
Misplaced 0-1 vs Belgium
Misplaced 1-4 vs Croatia
Drew 0-0 Croatia
Gained 2-0 vs Belgium
Get all the outcomes for the FIFA World Cup 2022 right here:Full listing of all matches, scores, outcomes, goalscorers
Canada: Borjan – Johnston, Steven Vitoria, Miller – Davies, Hutchinson, Laryea, Eustaquio- Buchanan, Hoilett – David
Morocco: Bounou – Hakimi, Aguerd, Saiss, Mazraoui – Amrabat, Ounahi, Amallah – Ziyech, En-Nesyri, Boufal
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The place will the Canada vs Morocco World Cup opening match kick-off?
The Canada vs Morocco match will kick-off on the Al Thumama Stadium.
When will the Canada vs Morocco World Cup opening match kick-off?
The Canada vs Moroccoa match will kick-off at 8:30PM IST on December 1, 2022.
The place are you able to watch the Canada vs Morocco match in India?
The Canada vs Morocco World Cup opening match might be telecasted reside on Sports18 and Sports18 HD. On Android and nicely as iOS, the 2022 FIFA World Cup might be reside streamed on JioCinema.
The place are you able to watch the Canada vs Morocco match outdoors India?
The next listing exhibits the place you may watch the Canada vs Morocco match outdoors India:
United States – TV: FOX, Telemundo; Dwell Stream: fuboTV, Fox Sports activities app, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo
Canada – TV: CTV, TSN; Dwell Stream: fuboTV, TSN app
United Kingdom – TV: BBC One; Dwell Stream: BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport Web site
Australia – TV: SBS; Dwell Stream: SBS On Demand
New Zealand – TV: Sky Sports activities; Dwell Stream: Sky Sport
Malaysia – TV: RTM, Astro; Dwell Stream: Astro Go
Singapore – TV: Mediacorp Channel 5; Dwell Stream: StarHub TV+, IPTV, Singtel TV
Hong Kong – TV: BeIN Sports activities, ITV; Dwell Stream: Now TV, ViuTV
Nigeria – SuperSport and Showmax Professional.