France vs Morocco: France Secure Passage to FIFA World Cup 2022 Final

France vs Morocco: France national football team defeated Morocco national football team in the FIFA World Cup semi-final to secure their passage to the final of the quadrennial event.

Morocco, who eliminated Spain in the round of 16 and Portugal in the quarter-final, could not repeat the feat as France inflicted a 2-0 defeat on the African nation. For France, Theo Hernandez scored the opener before Randal Kolo Muani doubled their lead to secure their place in the final of the latest edition of FIFA’s flagship event.

France, who are the defending FIFA World Cup champions, took the lead five minutes into this France vs Morocco fixture. It was Theo Hernandez who broke the deadlock.

Morocco midfielder Azzedine Ounahi forced a save from Hugo Lloris in the 10th minute of the match with a curler from outside the box. At the other end, Olivier Giroud came close to establishing a two-goal lead for his side in this France vs Morocco FIFA World Cup 2022 semi-final clash in the 17th minute with a strike that hit the outside of the post.

Didier Deschamps’ men should have made it 2-0 for them in this France vs Morocco fixture in the 36th minute of the match. Aurelien Tchouameni slipped Kylian Mbappe in, but the Paris Saint-Germain superstar’s week attempt was half-cleared by El Yamiq. Tchouameni then played a pass to Olivier Giroud, but his effort was well wide of the post when he should have scored.

Morocco came close to finding the equalizer in this France vs Morocco fixture in the 44th minute of the game. El Yamiq produced an overhead kick after Morocco played a corner, but Hugo Lloris pushed the ball onto the post to deny the African nation.

In the second half of this France vs Morocco fixture, the latter produced waves of attack in search of an equalizer. But it was France who scored the next goal of the game. Kylian Mbappe’s deflected shot fell for Randal Kolo Muani at the far post, and the substitute duly smashed the ball in to send France 2-0 up.

Morocco tried to claw their way back into the game but France held on to secure their passage to the FIFA World Cup final for the second consecutive time.

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