On Sunday, all eyes were on Eden Hazard and Belgium’s golden generation as they faced Achraf Hakimi’s Morocco in Group F of the FIFA World Cup 2022. Morocco defeated Belgium 2-0 in their second group game of the FIFA World Cup at the Al Thumama Stadium, causing another big upset at the showpiece tournament.
The Red Devils were defeated 2-0 by Morocco, denying them early participation in the FIFA World Cup knockout phase. Morocco defeated Belgium in Qatar thanks to goals from Abdelhamid Sabiri and Abdelhamid Sabir. This was Belgium’s first World Cup defeat against an African country.
Some Significant Highlights of Belgium Vs. Morocco
34 min: Hakimi flashes a snapshot over the bar with the outside of the right boot
39 min: Bruyne’s free-kick from a difficult angle flew marginally over the crossbar
45 min: Ziyech’s free-kick ruled out after a lengthy VAR review
57 min: Boufal attempts to bend curling effort in the far corner
73 min: Sabiri curls a right-footed free-kick from the left beyond Courtois
90+2 min: Aboukhlal converts Ziyech’s pull-back
Quick Look at the Star-Studded Playing XIs of the Match
Belgium: Thibaut Courtois, Timothy Castagne, Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Thomas Meunier, Axel Witsel, Amadou Onana, Thorgan Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard (captain), Michy Batshuayi.
Morocco: Yassine Bounou, Achraf Hakimi, Noussair Mazraoui, Sofyan Amrabat, Nayef Aguerd, Romain Saiss (captain), Hakim Ziyech, Azzedine Ounahi, Selim Amallah, Soufiane Boufal, Youssef En-Nesyri.
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