France vs Morocco live today: Will the North Africans be the next miracle?
Created: 12/14/2022 5:59 p.m
By: Antonio Jose Riether
Will Kylian Mbapé (left) make it to his second World Cup final?
Morocco and striker Youssef En-Nesyri will do everything to prevent that from happening.
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Who will follow Argentina to the World Cup final?
France and Morocco meet in the second semi-final.
The live ticker for the game.
World Cup 2022, semi-finals: France - Morocco -:- (-:-), 8 p.m
After their sensational entry into the semi-finals, the Moroccans now meet the
France could reach the final for the second time in a row, opponents in the
would be Argentina.
Will there be another
or will the favorite win?
From 8 p.m., both teams will provide the answer.
World Cup 2022: France - Morocco -:- (-:-)
Doha - For the first time in 22 World Cup finals, an African team advanced to the semi-finals in Qatar.
Morocco first beat Spain in the round of 16 in the knockout stage and then eliminated Portugal a round later as the North Africans face another crucial clash against European giants.
However, the reigning world champion France is in an extremely good mood and is going into the second semi-final as the clear favorite.
France vs Morocco live today: Équipe Tricolore last eliminated England
France faced Poland as well as England en route to the semi-finals, and the quarter-final against the Three Lions was particularly tense.
In the end, the Équipe Tricolore won 2-1 against last year's European Championship finalists and showed themselves to be in world champion form, especially in terms of callousness.
Although the lightning-fast superstar Kylian Mbappé was kept in check by England throughout the game, France made it through to the semi-finals.
Ultimately, it was the 36-year-old veteran striker Olivier Giroud who opened the gate in the last four.
The mix of young and old, of carefree and experienced, could also be decisive against the poisonous Moroccans.
France vs Morocco: Emotional duel for many players - and the Morocco coach
The game is very special for the North Africans, Morocco was a French colony for more than forty years.
Some national players of the
Lions de l'Atlas
as well as their head coach Walid Regragui were born in France and partly spent their entire lives in Europe.
The French also have an actor of Moroccan descent in Mattéo Guendouzi.
Emotions are hardly avoidable today.
Should France prevail against the underdog, that would mean the second World Cup final in a row.