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Portugal vs Morocco Preview and Prediction World Cup Russia 2018

Portugal vs Morocco
World Cup 2018 Group B
Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Kick-Off at 13:00 UK / 14:00 CET
Venue: Stadion Luzhniki, Moscow.

Portugal vs Morocco Match Preview 

Portugal come into this off the back of a 3-3 attract a high-scroing spine chiller against the Iberian heavyweights Spain. 

They'll have a totally unique side to handle in the second round with Moroccan shake strong protective line anticipated that would cause them a large group of inconveniences on the day. 

Morocco were the fruitful side in their solitary past straight on experience at the 1986 World Cup. 

All things considered, beating the strong African outfit will in no way, shape or form be simple for the Portuguese outfit. 

The uplifting news for their fans is they have a prominent head mentor in the like of Fernando Santos on the seat. The man who had before imparted the noteworthy teach into Greek's national side drove Portugal to the EURO flatware two years prior in France. 

Fernando Santos absolutely knows how to rouse his men in front of such a critical second round tie. 

His partner on the opposite side, Herve Renard, will have a substantially harder test doing as such after the Atlas Lions dispatched an goal in the fifth moment of the stoppage time in the first round match against Iran. 

It was Aziz Bouhaddouz who headed the ball into his group's own net after a set piece to deliver an goal that had a significant effect between the gathering underdogs, leaving Morocco with super horrible odds of advancing to the last 16. 

Portugal Predicted Starting Eleven (4-4-2)

Rui Patricio – Pepe, Fonte, Soares, Guerreiro – Bernardo Silva, Joao Moutinho, William Carvalho, Bruno Fernandes – Guedes, Ronaldo.

Morocco Predicted Starting Eleven (4-2-3-1)

Munir – Benatia, Saiss, Amrabat, Hakimi – El Ahmadi, Boussoufa – Ziyech, Belhanda, Harit – El Kaabi.

Portugal vs Morocco Head-to-head 

The two groups went up against each other only once before. Strangely, the conflict was likewise played at the World Cup, in 1986 when Morocco took a stunning 3-1 triumph in the gathering stage. The Atlas Lions finished their individual gathering in those days with four focuses, while Selecao das Quinas finished at the absolute bottom with two attracts remaining fixtuers. 

Portugal vs Morocco Prediction 

Portugal left a solid impression in the opening conflict with Spain, yet their guarded line ended up being super helpless permitting three goals in those days. The assault did not do much either, as odd as it sounds knowing the group stowed three goals against such heavyweights as Spain. 

In any case, Portugal had close to three shots on target (five altogether), Ronaldo giving them all. The first originated from the punishment spot. The second would have never gone in had without De Gea's stunning response, while the third one was a certified screamer after a wonderfully taken bended free-kick shot from the Real Madrid star. 

Santos' men will be up against a totally unique outlook here as the Atlas Lions will sit at the back and sitting tight for their odds from counter-assaults. They do have players to react well to such system in any semblance of Nordin Amrabat, Younes Belhanda, Amine Harit and Hakim Ziyech. 

The North Africans needed to assault hoping to separate Iran in the principal coordinate. They'll play totally extraordinary this time out and we'd not be astounded to see them perform extremely well and even get an outcome here. 

Moroccan protective line transported no goals at all in six qualifying undertakings in transit to the World Cup in Russia and they've been difficult to separate in friendlies later on. 

We'll run with Morocco or Draw Double Chance at the 2.40 chances as the primary wagering choice here, while you can on the other hand back the Under 2.5 goals full-time at 1.72. 

The Predicted Full-Time Result is Morocco securing a limited 0-1 triumph in what could be an extreme undertaking for Cristiano Ronaldo and friends.