Morocco national team made history through the semi-finals for the first time. After defeating Portugal national team with a score of 1-0 in the FIFA World Cup 2022 Quarter-Final at Al Thumama Stadium.
In this game is on the side of Portugal. had a chance to score a goal and constantly put pressure on the game early in the game But still, no goal happened.
But in the 41st minute, it became the side of Morocco that created a surprise. From the moment Morocco set up the game on the left and Yayah Attiat-Allah opened for Youssef En-Nesyri, the header hit the ground, and the ball bounced into the crossbar beautifully. Morocco takes the lead 1-0.
The rest of the time, there are no more goals. The end of the first half is on the side of Morocco, leading 1-0.
Arrived in the second half On the side of Portugal that fell behind Trying to open the game to attack in hopes of getting the door back but still not successful
In the 82nd minute, Portugal almost scored an equalizer. Joao Felix’s long shot, but the ball was saved by Yassin Bounou, the goalkeeper of Morocco. can be brushed off
Portugal continued to try to equalize. And in the 90+1 minute of injury time, Portugal had another chance to win from Cristiano Ronaldo’s shot, but the ball was saved by Morocco’s goalkeeper Yassin Bounou. Coco can take it.
In the 90+3 minute, Morocco has 10 players remaining, when Walid Cheddira fouls Joao Felix, the referee gives a second yellow card, a red card, sent off.
Portugal still did not give up their efforts. In the 90+6 minute, Portugal had another close chance from Pepe’s header, but the ball, unfortunately, fell off the second post.
The rest of the time there are no more goals. The end of the game was on the side of the Morocco national team, winning 1-0 and successfully reaching the semi-finals. and became the first nation in the history of Africa through to the semi-finals of the World Cup.
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