Discover the date, the broadcast channels, and the anticipated lineup for the Morocco vs. France World Cup semifinal match.
When it hosts the Morocco-France game in the World Cup 2022 semifinals, Al-Bayt Stadium will be on a date with fresh history being created by Arab football in the World Cup championships.
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After overcoming Ronaldo's teammates with a goal without a reply in the quarterfinals of an intense game, the Moroccan national team successfully continued its World Cup campaign in Qatar and was able to eliminate Portugal to reach the golden square.
The French national team, meanwhile, kept up its unmatched success in the World Cup title defense after defeating England by a score of two goals to one, securing a spot in the semifinals for Kylian Mbappe and company.
Schedule, carrier channels, and groups for the 2022 World Cup
The date, television networks, and anticipated lineup for Morocco's semifinal World Cup 2022 match vs France are all provided in the category "Hesgoal" below.
What time is the 2022 World Cup match between Morocco and France?
The 2022 World Cup semi-final game between Morocco and France is scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at Al Bayt Stadium.
The game is set to begin at precisely 8:00 p.m. Moroccan time, 10:00 p.m. Qatari time, and 10:00 p.m. Saudi Arabian time.
What television stations will be used to broadcast the 2022 World Cup match between Morocco and France?
World Cup 2022: 11 previous encounters between Morocco and France.
The Atlas Lions and the Dukes will face off for the 12th time in their history after advancing to the semifinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which will be held in Qatar at the time.
Morocco defeated Portugal with a goal from star Youssef Al-Nusairi near the end of the first half of the game, which took place yesterday, Saturday, at Al-Thumama Stadium in Doha. Morocco qualified for the semi-finals for the first time in its history and became the first Arab and African team to reach this round.
France, on the other hand, is doing an excellent job of defending the championship after defeating the English squad, known as the "Three Lions," in a game that was full of excitement.
On the other side, Argentina qualified to face Croatia after the latter's victory over Brazil on penalties and Croatia's first triumph over the Netherlands on penalties.
Two teams from Group E, Morocco and Croatia, unexpectedly qualified for this position and weren't expected to, especially given that they played a lot of formidable opponents, including Belgium, Brazil, Spain, and Portugal, who most people expected to advance to the semifinals.
All prior interactions
In any event, it appears that Morocco and France have a rich football history together, since they have previously faced off 11 times, including 5 official encounters, with Al-Duke usually coming out on top.
In these encounters, France defeated Morocco seven times, drew three times, and won just once for Morocco.
- On April 28, 1963, the two teams played their inaugural match, with Morocco winning by a score of two to one.
- On March 20, 1966, the teams met again, and they were knotted at two goals apiece.
- At the Mediterranean Games championship on September 10, 1967, Morocco was defeated by France with two unassisted goals.
- They tallied in the semifinals of the Mediterranean Games Championship on September 4, 1975, in Algeria, and France prevailed on penalties (3-1).
- They crossed paths a third time at the Mediterranean Games Championship in Latakia on September 17, 1987. Without goals, the two teams were deadlocked.
- They faced off in the French International Four Championships on February 5, 1988, with France winning by a score of two goals to one.
- The two nations' under-21 national teams faced off on January 23, 1996, with France coming out on top 1-0.
- After tying with two goals apiece on May 29, 1998, Morocco lost to France in the King Hassan Cup on penalties (6-5).
- France defeated Germany 1-0 in a friendly on January 20, 1999.
- On June 6, 2000, Morocco lost 1-5.
- On November 16, 2007, the two teams tied with two goals each.
The expected formation of Morocco
It is expected that Walid Regragui, the coach of the Moroccan national team, will start the match with the following formation:
Naseer Mazrawi - Jawad Al-Yamiq - Yahya Atiyatallah - Ashraf Hakimi
Sufyan Amrabat - Salim Amlah - Ezzedine Onahi
Sufyan Boufal - Youssef Al-Nusairi - Hakim Ziyech
The expected formation of France
France coach Didier Deschamps is expected to start the match with the following formation:
Benjamin Pavard - Raphael Varane - Ibrahima Konate - Theo Hernandez
Adrien Rabiot - Aurelian Chouamini
Ousmane Dembele - Antoine Griezmann - Kylian Mbappe