After facing Spain in the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup, in Qatar, the selection of Morocco will meet its counterpart from Portugal, during the quarter-final scheduled for Saturday, December 10 at 4 p.m. (Moroccan time), at the Al-Thumama stadium in Doha. . The line-up ended on the evening of Tuesday, December 6, after the Portuguese team beat Switzerland 6-1. Gonçalo Ramos, who replaced Cristiano Ronaldo, scored a hat-trick.
Earlier in the day, the Atlas Lions clinched their historic qualification for the quarter-finals of the World Cup, following a goalless draw against La Roja, which ended in a penalty shootout. goal favorable to the men of Walid Regragui. The national team thus climbed to the quarter-finals for the first time in its history, also becoming the first Arab team and the fourth African to reach this level.
Also in the quarter-finals, France will face England, while Brazil will play against Croatia and the Netherlands against Argentina.