An invigorated Moroccan group will probably be looking for to succeed in the knockout stage of the World Cup for the primary time in almost 4 many years 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 will probably be seeking 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 purpose distinction figuring out in the event that they or the 2018 runners-up advance.
“If we get via to the knockout stage, I believe we will probably be very harmful going ahead,” 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 interchange Yassine Bounou. A group physician later stated that Bounou had felt dizzy however can be match to play towards Canada.
Canada have been knocked out after shedding their two opening fixtures towards Belgium and Croatia however managed to attain their first ever World Cup purpose – 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 concentrate on leaving Qatar in good kind as they put together to co-host the World Cup with the US 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
Received 2-0 vs Belgium
Get all the outcomes for the FIFA World Cup 2022 right here:Full list of all matches, scores, results, 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 will probably be telecasted stay on Sports18 and Sports18 HD. On Android and properly as iOS, the 2022 FIFA World Cup will probably be stay streamed on JioCinema.
The place are you able to watch the Canada vs Morocco match outdoors India?
The next record reveals the place you’ll be able to watch the Canada vs Morocco match outdoors India:
United States – TV: FOX, Telemundo; Reside Stream: fuboTV, Fox Sports activities app, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo
Canada – TV: CTV, TSN; Reside Stream: fuboTV, TSN app
United Kingdom – TV: BBC One; Reside Stream: BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport Web site
Australia – TV: SBS; Reside Stream: SBS On Demand
New Zealand – TV: Sky Sports activities; Reside Stream: Sky Sport
Malaysia – TV: RTM, Astro; Reside Stream: Astro Go
Singapore – TV: Mediacorp Channel 5; Reside Stream: StarHub TV+, IPTV, Singtel TV
Hong Kong – TV: BeIN Sports activities, ITV; Reside Stream: Now TV, ViuTV
Nigeria – SuperSport and Showmax Professional.