Portugal Vs Morocco (Score 1:0 Half Time)
In the Portugal Vs Morocco game at the ongoing World Cup in Russia, surprises are expected from these two teams that are football giants and neighbours only separated by water body.
Morroco is Africa’s immediate neighbor to Europe and regarding football, this country has always featured at the World cup editions just like Portugal itself.
Without doubt, Portugal is the birth nation of a global soccer icon, Christiano Ronaldo who is also part of the Portuguese national team.
Before the first whistle blew to kick off the afternoon match, it was another great crowd at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, where a full house of 78,011 fans are taking in all the action.
The Portuguese expected plenty of pressure from the Moroccan team, and Portugal knew they had to be surgical.
By Press time, the Moroccan team has failed to score despite creating a number of opportunities. The same problem persists because of Morocco’s lack of a clinical forward.
Morocco has created many opportunities to break into the Portuguese net. The ball possession is in favour of the Moroccans 51% : 49.
Meanwhile, at the 14th minute into the First half, the Morocco’s centre-back was issued a yellow card for persistent infringement.