Japan’s win against Spain in the last group stage match has changed the equation of the knockout stage and now we will witness Morocco vs Spain on 6th December.
Morocco topped the charts of the Group after defeating Belgium and Canada and getting a draw against Croatia. Spain finished second in Group E with one loss, one win, and one draw.
Both teams are experienced in the international circuit and they both are equally matched for the knockout stage.
Morocco are coming to play against Spain after a win against Canada at the group stage. Nobody expected Morocco to top the group stage when their rivals were 2018 World Cup runner-ups, Croatia and Belgium were also in their group.
Spain made a promising start to their World Cup journey with a win and a draw but they couldn’t stop Japan from winning the game. The Red Fury took their opponent lightly and faced the consequences.
The 2010 World Cup winners have an excellent team and are expected to come out stronger against Morocco.
Morocco Team News
Morocco have shocked everyone with their performance in the ongoing tournament. Things look positive for the squad as they defeated Belgium and didn't allow Croatia to dominate the game.
Walid Regragui’s side is a well-organized squad that is good with their attack and their defence has also done a good job during the group stage. The Atlas Lions have a structured attack that keeps possession and punished the opposition every time they get a chance.
Spain Team News
The Red Lions had a good start to the tournament as they defeated Costa Rica by 7-0. However, they have witnessed a sudden dip in their defence as their game against Germany and Japan.
Spain will have to reorganize itself and will have to be more aggressive against Morocco at the knockout stage. Their style of play is quite similar to Morocco but they are a more experienced squad than the opposition.
Morocco vs Spain Prediction
Morocco and Spain have only met once during the 2018 World Cup tournament at the group stage where the fixture ended up as a draw.
However, this year things are different as they are meeting at a knockout stage. Spain is a stronger and much more experienced team and hence we predict the Red Lions will score a win by 0-1.
Spain will have a tough competition in the knockout stage against Morocco but they will eventually win the crucial tie. For some great odds create an account at 1XBET.