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FIFA World Cup, December 6 schedule: Which Spherical of 16 matches occurring in Qatar at present?

Morocco vs Spain

Luis Enrique is the best coach on the town together with his Guardiola-like high-fashion look of chinos and full-sleeve round-neck tees in stable colors. He cycled within the Spanish mountains whereas saying his World Cup squad and runs a Twitch vlog alongside his teaching duties. However Enrique can be single-minded, his working model a very powerful, the outcomes typically turn into secondary because the Spanish coach nitpicks in regards to the system his staff ought to play. 

“Spain must do what it proposes in each game. We have a very clear idea; we are not going to change it throughout the championship. although that does not mean that we always have to dominate,” the previous Barcelona coach reiterated within the pre-game media interplay. 


Morocco vs Spain – Schooling Metropolis stadium – December 6, 8:30 PM

Portugal vs Switzerland – Lusail stadium – December 7, 12:30 PM

Timings in IST

The penchant to play from the again has already value him pricey, goalkeeper Unai Simon slipping in an personal objective on the EURO towards Croatia and was once more at fault for Japan’s opening objective within the 2-1 loss. Morocco with its speedy full-back pairing of Achraf Hakimi and Noussair Mazraoui will look to take advantage of this tendency and press the Spanish ‘keeper and the defence hard to win the early balls in the opposition half. 

Spain’s fear could be compounded additional if the skilled Cesar Azpilicueta misses out due to a calf damage however Dani Carvajal may be an ready deputy at right-back. Dani Olmo additionally was absent from the coaching session, however Enrique will certainly recall Ferran Torres and Jordi Alba to the beginning XI after the duo sat out the Japan sport. Alvaro Morata with three objectives in three video games will really feel assured of retaining his place and provides Spain a sturdier goal-scoring risk towards Morocco, which has conceded simply as soon as in its three video games. 

“Each match is a final for us, and we will create a surprise against Spain,” Morocco supervisor Walid Regragui stated in his pre-match press convention. “Spain has the experience that we don’t have in the World Cup. It’s a game we haven’t played in 36 years. We can go down in history. It’s worth giving the maximum and having no regrets. It’s the most important game in our history.” 

Enrique, regardless of the array of abilities in his squad, acknowledged Morocco’s well-worked defence received’t be simple to crack. His philosophy for the sport, nevertheless, stays easy. “The objective from the beginning is to play seven games. I buy the complete package both winning and losing. Football is a very complex sport. If you lose for whatever reason… well, we will congratulate the opponent himself and nothing happens,” he stated. 

Spain loved 82 per cent possession within the 7-0 win over Costa Rica and 83 per cent within the loss to Japan however has received simply 13 corners in its three group video games, showcasing its reluctance to play lengthy balls within the opposition field. Morocco, as effectively, can be blissful to cede possession and look forward to the Spanish to make errors. 

-Ayon Sengupta

Portugal vs Switzerland

Hypothesis relating to the way forward for Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and his outburst following his substitution towards South Korea have been in sharp give attention to Monday forward of its World Cup last-16 sport towards Switzerland.

The ahead, who left Manchester United by mutual consent final month following a controversial interview, was linked with a possible transfer to Saudi Arabia however Portugal coach Fernando Santos stated he knew nothing about it.

“I have not spoken to him about this,” Santos informed a information convention forward of Tuesday’s sport towards the Swiss. “I don’t know about this. It is his decision. I did not even know about this and I heard about this when I arrived here.”

Ronaldo’s future is unclear with a number of golf equipment world wide reportedly taken with signing him.

“We are focused on the World Cup. I don’t know anything about this other issue,” the coach stated.

Santos needed to proceed answering questions on his participant, nevertheless, together with his outburst following his substitution within the ultimate group match towards South Korea with Ronaldo having stated it was not directed at his coach however triggered by an opponent’s remark.

“Yes, I did not like it, not at all. I really did not like it and from that moment on that issue is finished,” Santos stated.

The coach additionally refused to touch upon hypothesis again dwelling about whether or not Ronaldo would characteristic in his lineup towards the Swiss on Tuesday or would begin on the bench.

“I do not read this type of information. I am focused on my team. We are focusing on training and not paying attention to any polls,” Santos stated. “What I have always done is focus on the immediate match. I am not worried if information is right or wrong.”

For Santos, what’s essential is Portugal reaching the final eight for the primary time since 2006.

“There has been a long hiatus…. what matters is this match. Portugal always have the obligation to win,” stated Santos, who has been in cost since 2014.

“For us it is good to feel this pressure. We want it and we really want to win. After each game, if you win the game you are closer to being a favourite,” he added. 


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