Morocco vs Portugal: Morocco Has Knocked Portugal Out of the World Cup 2022

by MKhanal Sun Dec,2022
Morocco vs Portugal: Morocco Has Knocked Portugal Out of the World Cup 2022

Morocco won the quarterfinal match in the World Cup against the 2016 Euro Champion, Portugal. The final score at full-time was 1:0. Youssef En-Nesyri is the match's hero, scoring the only goal in the 42nd minute and taking the game's lead. This was the only goal scored in the game and became the decider of the match. 

Talking about the stats, Both teams had three shots on target. While Portugal had ball possession of close to 75%.

"History is written as Morocco became Africa's first World Cup semi-finalist.  Defending relentlessly and exhibiting great skill on the break, the Atlas Lions roar into the final four thanks to En-Nesyri's magnificent first-half header. "

Portugal has been eliminated from quarter-fins for the first time in World Cup History. Also, Ronaldo failed to score in eight of his knockout stage. 

Morocco will face France in the Semi-final on Dec 15 at Al Bayt Stadium. 

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