Spain vs Morocco Team Lineups/Squads & Predictions – FIFA World Cup 2022


On Tuesday, the Education City Stadium will host another most-anticipated clash between Morocco and Spain. Notably, La Roja finished second in Group E after losing their last group campaign against Japan, while their African counterparts summit on top with no defeats in the 2022 World Cup so far.

Morocco didn’t miss an opportunity that aided it in becoming the only of two African Nations to claim two successive victories in the group stage rounds, with the other being Senegal. Starting with their goalless draw against Croatia, the Walid Regragui men went on to defeat Belgium by 2-0 and Canada by 1-2 in the following clashes.

On the other hand, Spain displayed decent and quality football, gaining plaudits from fans, until they lost to Japan by 1-2, forcing them to close their group campaign in second place with 4 points, behind Asian Nation Japan with 6 points.

The Spanish team faced Costa Rica to begin the event’s proceedings, handing them a humiliating defeat by 7-0. Their subsequent match against Germany ended in a 1-1 draw, while they lost to Japan in the last clash by 2-1.

It is pertinent to mention that Le Roja shared even points with 2014 FIFA Champions Germany, but they managed to qualify for the knockouts on goals difference, yet ensuring devasting results for the golden-generation German side.

Regarding the forecast of the upcoming match between Spain and Morocco, the two sides’ most recent encounter was in a 2-2 tie during the group stages of the 2018 Russia. Football pundits are expecting a similar kind of tough competition from both ends.

Morocco possible starting lineup:

Bono; Hakimi, Saiss, Aguerd, Mazraoui; Ounahi, Amrabat, Sahiri; Ziyech, En-Nesyri, Boufal

Spain possible starting lineup:

Simon; Carvajal, Rodri, Laporte, Alba; Pedri, Busquets, Gavi; Torres, Morata, Olmo