12:00 GMT 20 June 2018
The Portugal vs. Morocco match will be played on Wednesday, June 20, at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow. This is the second round match of World Cup group B. In first round matches, Portugal played 3:3 against Spain, while Morocco was defeated against Iran by 1:0.
These teams played only one game against each other so far. Interestingly, that game was played at World Cup in 1986. What is even more interesting is that Morocco recorded a 3:1 victory! So, Portugal will have another motive in their second round match.
Portugal played a great match against Spain in the first round. Cristiano Ronaldo was stunning - he scored all three goals for his national team, while playing against his teammates from Real Madrid and arch-rivals from Barcelona. Since Morocco and Iran are outsiders in this group, Spain and Portugal will try to score as much as possible against these teams, in order to top the group. So, Portugal won't only try to win the upcoming game, they'll have to win it with the biggest possible margin.
Latest matches: Portugal
Morocco was a slight favorite to win their first round game against Iran. They were a better side for the biggest part of the game, but in the end, they scored an unlucky own goal and lost the game and all chances to qualify for the next round. Because of that unfortunate event, Morocco will probably fail to play their best game against Portugal.
Latest matches: Morocco
Everything except an easy victory for Portugal would be a huge surprise.
20 June 2018 - 12:00 GMT
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