WC22: Morocco vs France- Match Preview| SemiFinal

France have recorded only one clean sheet across their last 11 internationals.

The World Cup Title holders France guaranteed that it’s surely not getting back home with a hard-battled 2-1 success over England in their quarterfinals, and presently only two games hinder them of turning into the first country since Brazil in 1962 to effectively safeguard their World Cup crown.

Never doing things the simple way, France are the main side left in the competition yet to record a perfect sheet, falling behind or yielding a balancer in four of their five games.

Les Bleus have a few unimaginable going after gifts to thank for their movement to this stage with Kylian Mbappé (G5, A2) and record-breaking scorer Olivier Giroud (G4) making 11 goals’ contributions between them.

French manager Deschamps conceded that his side “lucked out” against England and he might require one more cut of karma after France lost three of their last six World Cup games against African countries, remembering a 1-0 loss to Tunisia for this version.

Regardless of what happens now, Morocco have impacted the world forever at this competition by turning into the main African country to come to the semi-finals of a World Cup.

Morocco have proactively taken out two goliaths of European football in the knockout stage with a penalties prevail upon Spain going before a hard-battled 1-0 triumph over Portugal in the quarterfinals, results which provoked supervisor Walid Regragui to mark Morocco the “Rocky of this World Cup”.

That film reference appears as though a fair evaluation considering Morocco have been pariahs in everything except one of their five World Cup games, the 2-1 win over Canada.

Strong protective play and extraordinary game administration have been signs of Morocco’s far-fetched example of overcoming adversity at this competition, of which no team have scored them in an open play in this tournament.

Mbappé has 33 international goals and will unquestionably break Giroud’s goalscoring record (presently at 53) one day for France. He as of now drives the way for the Golden Boot in this World Cup with five goals, hitting urgent supports in two of his last four appearances.

Skilled Moroccan full-back Achraf Hakimi delivered one of the competition features with a panenka penalty to kickout Spain from the tournament, however presently his spotlight will solidly be on safeguard when he settle straightforwardly against PSG partner Mbappé, in what will be a urgent fight.

The winner will then meet Argentina in the finals after they won against Croatia 3-0 in their semifinals match today.

Chrispine Osei

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