The Moroccan sensation against Spain, the Ramos Festival and Portugal, or the absence of Mbappe: a conclusion on Tuesday, December 6, in the World Cup in Russia.
Morocco’s achievement against Spain
They wiped out their adopted country. In lavish style, Hicham Hakimi who was born and raised in the southern suburbs of Madrid, concluded the impressive performance of goalkeeper Yassine Bono, Spain’s ten and inexpressible ten years. Three shots on goal were saved against La Roja (0-0, tab. 3-0).
The Atlas Lions have never reached the quarter-finals of a World Cup. Before Monday, their best result in the Football Premier League was in 1986, when they reached the last 16. They became the fourth African country to reach this stage of the competition (Cameroon in 1990, Senegal in 2002, and Ghana in 2010).
At the Education City Stadium in Doha, the long-awaited confrontation took place between Spain, their game of short passing, and Morocco, whose counter-attacks and victories based on an excellent defense, the best of the tournament (one goal conceded). ). But in this game, the Angevin Atlas Lions Boufal and Onahi ended up winning.
Spain, sterile, is the team that has now lost the most penalty shootouts in the World Cup (4).
Portugal sprinkles Switzerland
Without his star Cristiano Ronaldo, who only entered at the end of the match, Portugal is in a state of grace It qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Cup, on Tuesday, by defeating Switzerland 6-1, with a hat-trick from substitute “CR7” Goncalo Ramos. Celsao, who reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup only twice (1966 and 2006), will meet Morocco on Saturday as a candidate.
Gonzalo Ramos is the first Portuguese player to score a hat-trick in the knockout stages of a World Cup since Eusébio.
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Gonzalo Ramos played fully and for all only 33 minutes in selection before Tuesday night, including twenty minutes in the friendly. This hat-trick, the first in a World Cup, is also the first by a young player in a knockout match since … Pele in 1958.
As for defender Pepe, who scored the second goal for Luzitan, for his part, at the age of 39, he became the oldest player to score during the knockout stage of the World Cup finals.
Mbappe misses training
France striker Kylian Mbappe’s absence was evidentOn Tuesday, he did not participate in the group training of the French national team, in Doha, four days before the first leg of the World Cup quarter-finals against England on Saturday.
Blues management said the 23-year-old world champion was “working in the recovery room”. “Classic”, two days after the meeting added the tricolor contact, while the other holders France and Poland (3-1) took part in a simple cleanup.
Le Great wants Deschamps to stay
I hope Didier (Deschamps) stays.The president of the French Football Federation, Noel Le Graet, said in an interview with Figaro on Tuesday.
Responding to a question from Le Figaro newspaper, Le Graët claimed that he had “never had contact with” Zinedine Zidane with a view to a possible succession. “That was untrue on my part. Nobody around me called me anyway.”