Theo Hernandez and Randal Kolo Muani scored for France as Les Bleus defeated Morocco 2-0 within the semi-finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to seal their berth within the ultimate of the event. They may play Argentina on Sunday, 18 December.
Antoine Griezmann, who has been distinctive for Didier Deschamps’ facet through the competitors, has now praised the Atlas Lions for his or her resilience. The Atletico Madrid attacker stated after the sport (through Get French Soccer Information):
“I used to be impressed by Morocco. They labored very well tactically, in protection simply as in assault. They posed quite a lot of issues for us, the coach realized that and made a change.
“Marcus [Thuram’s] arrival on the left wing was good for us, there was extra assist for Théo to defend. After which the truth that we opened the scoring early opened the match up for us and scoring the second put us residence and dry.”
Morocco coach Walid Regragui happy with his facet’s 2022 FIFA World Cup efficiency regardless of defeat towards France
Morocco exceeded everybody’s expectations through the 2022 FIFA World Cup. They grew to become the primary African crew within the historical past of the event to achieve the semi-finals. Walid Regragui is happy with his crew’s achievements as he stated after the defeat towards France (through The Guardian):
“We wished to rewrite the historical past books and you may’t do this with a miracle; it takes onerous work. We now have given account of African soccer and that mattered as a result of we signify our nation and our continent. Individuals revered us earlier than and possibly they are going to respect us much more now. We now have to do even higher sooner or later.”
Regragui additional added that his crew went additional than a number of the consensus favorites within the event:
“We went additional than Brazil, Spain, Germany, all high sides, however we now have to indicate that recurrently if we wish Morocco to be on the world footballing map.
“We’d by no means be pretty much as good as Brazil, France, England, however I would love us to qualify for each World Cup. We now have confirmed that Africans can go toe to toe with high groups. We have to work onerous to indicate that it’s no accident.”
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