After losing to Belgium and Croatia in the first two games, Canada has just one more game on the schedule at the 2022 World Cup. The Canadian team is facing Morocco on Thursday at Al Thumama Stadium. So, Canadians are still hoping to make history before exiting the tournament.
Likewise, Morocco surprised many in Group F after they secured a draw against Croatia. Not only that, but they had a win against Belgium to become the favorites to top the group and qualify for the knockout stage. Here's everything you need to know about the game between Canada and Morocco.
World Cup 2022: Canada vs. Morocco Match Preview & Head-to-Head Record
- Canada is out of World Cup 2022 and has no chance of progressing to the knockout stage.
- Morocco earned only their third-ever win at the World Cup last time out against Belgium.
- Morocco has never lost in three previous meetings with Canada in all competitions.
- Morocco is facing a non-European nation at FIFA World Cup.
Canada's Predicted Lineup: Dayne St. Clair, Alistair Johnston, Steven Vitoria, Kamal Miller, Sam Adekugbe, Tajon Buchanan, Ismael Kone, Stephen Eustaquio, Junior Hoilett, Alphonso Davies, David
Morocco's Predicted Lineup: Yassine Bounou, Achraf Hakimi, Nayef Aguerd, Romain Saiss, Noussair Mazraoui, Sofyan Amrabat, Azzedine Ounahi, Selim Amallah, Hakim Ziyech, Youssef En-Nesyri, Sofiane Boufal
Key Players and Team News at Canada vs. Morocco
Canada is playing just for pride against Morocco. Head coach John Herdman could make a few changes to his team. Jonathan David will start front, while Alphonso Davies should also keep his place in the team. We will look forward to their performance.
Conversely, Morocco is unlikely to make too many changes to the team that won against Belgium. Munir Mohamedi, Nayef Aguerd and Romain Saiss, Hakim Ziyech, Youssef En-Nesyri, and Sofiane Boufal are key players for the Moroccan side.
Canada vs. Morocco: Prediction and Betting Odds
Canadian players know they still have a possibility at history before exiting the tournament. They opened its first World Cup in 36 years with back-to-back losses to Belgium and Croatia. Canada is a good squad, but they are nothing to play for in their final group game at the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Likewise, Morocco is doing well at the moment, and their win against Belgium has raised their spirits and enriched their confidence too.
So, we Predict: Canada 1-2 Morocco
26% are on Canada's side, while 46% support Morocco. Also, 28% predicted the game would end draw.
For your information, Morocco favored at +105, Canada at +259, and a draw at +243. The game's over/under is 2.5 goals.
Canada vs. Morocco Kickoff Time, Stadium, and Location
Kickoff Time: 15:00 GMT / 10:00 ET / 07:00 PT
Date: Thursday, December 1
Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium
Location: Doha, Qatar
Where To Watch: fuboTV
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