This time, what will be their result? They lost on penalties in Germany 2006 and won in France 1998 and Russia 2018: this is how they reached their fourth World Cup final in the last 24 years, with plays that had Kylian Mbappé as the main character, with goals from Theo Hernández and Randal Kolo Muani. The Blues prevailed.
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Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final France 1 1 2 Morocco 0 0 0.
Summary and goals of France vs. Morocco:
France vs. Morocco, live
Match final: France defeated Morocco by 2-0.
Ounahi’s great move prevented Morocco from scoring a discount goal with an incredible save by Koundé on the line – Minute 90+3.
Minute 90 – Six minutes were added.
After the heroic physical effort, it seems that Morocco’s combative spirit has been destroyed, remaining finished without already, after receiving the second goal – 85th minute.
In the 79th minute, France scored a goal! Randal Kolo Muani netted the second goal for Les Blues, capitalizing on the rebound following a move by Mbappé.
The goal by Randal Kolo Muani for France (available in Argentina)
🇫🇷 ¡GOL DE FRANCIA! 🇫🇷 ⚽️ Randal Kolo Muani, recién ingresado, ¿Sentencia el partido? ⌚️ 35′ ST#FRA 2 – 0 #MAR #CopaMundialFIFA pic.twitter.com/0rhRfAqWXm
The goal by Randal Kolo Muani for France (available in Spain)
🇫🇷 ¡GOL DE FRANCIA! 🇫🇷 ⚽️ Randal Kolo Muani, recién ingresado, ¿Sentencia el partido? ⌚️ 35′ ST#FRA 2 – 0 #MAR #CopaMundialFIFA pic.twitter.com/COBubNZOmR
The goal by Randal Kolo Muani for France (available in the United States)
🇫🇷 ¡Francia está sellando su pase a la FINAAAAAAL! 😎 Gol cortesía de Kolo Muani ❌ Mala salida de la defensa marroquí #FRA 2-0 #MAR #MundialTelemundo #ElMundialLoEsTodo #FRAvsMAR pic.twitter.com/G4iPwb3SpI
Randal Kolo Muani took the place of Ousmane Dembélé in the 78th minute – marking the second substitution for France. Abde came on for Selim Amallah – completing Morocco’s final change.
Within the France area, Hamdallah had possession of the ball in the 75th minute, but he took too long to shoot and failed to do so.
The wear and tear on the Arab team is starting to show. Fofana’s failed shot in the 74th minute, after entering the Moroccan area with the ball, is beginning to be noticed.
Minute 71 – Thuram’s header goes wide after a free kick executed by Griezmann.
Minute 66 – Two more changes in Morocco: Zakaria Aboukhlal and Abderrazak Hamdallah replaced Sofiane Boufal and Youssef En-Nesyri.
Minute 65 – First substitution in France: Marcus Thuram replaced Olivier Giroud.
In the 61st minute, Mbappé skillfully leads a counterattack, gradually pushing France back, and predominantly maintains ball possession against Morocco.
The French field continues to press on and approaches the rival area closely. He had to change it to leave and his shoe broke. Then, Mbappé returned sore after another duel with a Moroccan – 57th minute.
After the overflow on the right, Morocco failed to take advantage of two clear opportunities: En-Nesyri did not reach first to finish the cross and then Attiyat Allah’s volley attempt was poor. – Minute 53.
The Frenchman ended up sore on the floor after colliding with the Moroccan, but Amrabat arrived just in time with his tackle to take the ball away from the Frenchman on a counterattack. It seemed like Mbappé was once again going to go left on a counterattack in the 51st minute.
The shot went wide: Koundé attempted from the other side, but Mbappé escaped on the left in the 47th minute.
The second half began: Yahia Attiyat Allah replaced Noussair Mazraoui in Morocco.
Francia only suffered a draw against South Korea in Germany 2006: they won 25 out of the 26 matches in which they were leading at halftime during a World Cup.
France takes an early advantage after a more balanced start than expected, and in the end, they defeat Morocco 1-0 with two teams competing. The first half ended.
Minute 45+2 – Youssouf Fofana cautioned in France.
Minute 45 – Three minutes were added.
El Yamiq Jawad – during the 44th minute, came close to scoring one of the most impressive goals of the World Cup: his acrobatic kick, on a ball that had been soaring after a corner, collided with the post.
Esta pirueta de El Yamiq dio en el palo derecho de Hugo Lloris 😳#CopaMundialFIFA pic.twitter.com/tbNz5rBUkO
Minute 40 – Varane’s shot goes wide after a corner kick taken to the near post by Griezmann.
In the final score of 1-0, Morocco finally justified themselves, imposing their dominance once again in each match, and France grew – 39th minute.
Milan’s center-forward deviated from his path but managed to shoot towards the goal, with Mbappé arriving just in time to prevent the ball from going in. Yamiq was the first to arrive and couldn’t capitalize on the clear opportunity for Giroud. – 36th minute.
Morocco is in danger of losing power without Fofana’s two shots. In the 34th minute, another one was deflected and rebounded off Giroud.
Minuto 30 – Buen ataque de Marruecos con mucha gente en campo francés que finalizó en posición fuera de juego de Mazraoui.
Minute 27 – Sofiane Boufal cautioned in Morocco.
In a fairly evenly matched encounter so far, each team has already tested the opposing goal three times, but France scored a goal and had the second clearest opportunity. Hakimi’s shot was blocked by Konaté in the 24th minute.
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Bono supported the correct position as Giroud nearly scored the 2-0 in the 17th minute: he struck the ball with a volley and it collided with the post.
In the 15th minute, Ziyech Hakim emerged with the ball dominated on the right diagonal, but failed to score a decisive shot: Morocco is being able to deepen their attacks.
Tonight, Hugo Lloris is reaching a record: he is the goalkeeper with the most matches in the World Cup, 19 like Manuel Neuer of Germany – Minute 12.
Minuto 9 – Buen remate de Ounahi desde afuera del área que forzó a Lloris a volar para poder atajar el balón.
Marruecos está intentando progresar en el campo: en el momento de quedar sin golpes, recibieron un golpe en el primer minuto – 8 minutos. Después de recuperar el balón, se agruparon para bloquear a la gente.
Yamiq El Jawad from Morocco punished harshly for his mistake. Antoine Griezmann then created a play inside the area and Kylian Mbappé’s shot was blocked by the left side, taking advantage of a rebound that Theo Hernández put in, making it 1-0 for France in the 5th minute.
Theo Hernández’s goal for France (available in Argentina)
🇫🇷 ¡GOL DE FRANCIA! 🇫🇷 ⚽️ Theo Hernandez abre el marcador en la semifinal a los 4′ del primer tiempo 🔥#FRA 1 – 0 #MAR #CopaMundialFIFA pic.twitter.com/11nobMjDTK
Theo Hernández’s goal for France (available in Spain)
🇫🇷 ¡GOL DE FRANCIA! 🇫🇷 ⚽️ Theo Hernandez abre el marcador en la semifinal a los 4′ del primer tiempo 🔥#FRA 1 – 0 #MAR #CopaMundialFIFA pic.twitter.com/kChVeBvvOX
Theo Hernández’s goal for France (available in the United States)
THE DEFENDING CHAMPIONS SCORE FIRST Theo Hernández puts France out in front 🇫🇷 pic.twitter.com/8YFbCwGN9d
In the preceding pre-match session, Nayef Aguerd sustained an injury and was substituted by the youthful defender Achraf Dari right before the commencement of the game: Minute 1 – Morocco had to execute an eleventh-hour alteration.
Minute 0 – The match started.
The anthems have been sung and both teams are ready to start the match.
The friendly match that took place in Paris in 2007 ended in a 2-2 draw. This was the last meeting between Morocco and France, as they have never competed against each other in a World Cup.
This is how the French national team arrived at the stadium:
Plus 𝗱𝗲́𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗲́𝘀 que jamais, nos Bleus arrivent au stade ! 👊 🇫🇷🇲🇦 | #FRAMAR | #FiersdetreBleus pic.twitter.com/BKY234J8km
The 5-4-1 formation is composed with Selim Amallah leaving the starting team, who started in the round of 16 and quarterfinals. Noussair Mazraoui, Bayern Munich’s full-back, has a significant comeback for this match in Morocco.
The young Ibrahima Konaté and Youssouf Fofana replace Dayot Upamecano and Adrien Rabiot, who are affected by a flu-like illness, in relation to the team that defeated England in the quarterfinals. France has two changes.
Welcome to Al Bayt Stadium! France and Morocco will compete against one another in the second semi-final of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Hugo Lloris; Jules Koundé, Raphael Varane, Ibrahima Konaté, Theo Hernández; Youssouf Fofana, Aurelién Tchouameni; Ousmane Dembélé, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappé; Olivier Giroud.
Alignment of Morocco
Bono; Achraf Hakimi, Jawad El Yamiq, Achraf Dari, Romain Saiss, Noussair Mazraoui; Azzedine Ounahi, Sofyan Amrabat Hakim Ziyech; Youssef En-Nesyri, Sofiane Boufal.