Morocco pulls off one other World Cup upset, beats Belgium 2-0

Morocco pulls off one other World Cup upset, beats Belgium 2-0

Morocco pulled off one other shock on the World Cup on Sunday, beating Belgium 2-0 to depart Kevin de Bruyne and the 2018 semifinalists in peril of a group-stage exit.

Substitute Abdelhamid Sabiri obtained one previous Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois by whipping in a free kick from a decent angle on the close to publish within the 73rd minute for Morocco’s first objective. 

Zakaria Aboukhlal then guided a shot into the roof of the online off a cross from Hakim Ziyech in stoppage time.

Belgium ranked No. 2 on the planet behind Brazil, had gained its final seven group video games on the World Cup. It was Morocco’s first win at a World Cup since 1998 and solely it is third ever.

Belgium would have turn into the second crew after defending champion France to qualify for the knockout stage if it had overwhelmed the Moroccans.

Belgium will subsequent play 2018 finalist Croatia in its closing group match, whereas Morocco will face Canada.

Extra sources • AP

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