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Morocco stun Belgium 2-0

Updated on: 28 November,2022 09:58 AM IST  |  Mumbai
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Substitute Sabiri was the hero thanks to a 73rd-minute free-kick which Thibaut Courtois allowed to bounce in at his near post, before Aboukhlal grabbed a second in stoppage time. Morocco replace Belgium at the top of Goup F

Morocco stun Belgium 2-0

Morocco’s Zakaria Aboukhlal is ecstatic after he scores against Belgium in Doha yesterday. Pic/Getty Images


Morocco jeopardised Belgium’s World Cup hopes as Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal’s late goals secured a surprise 2-0 triumph in Doha on Sunday. 


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Belgium, third in Russia four years ago, could have qualified for the Last 16 with a victory, but instead produced another insipid display after their fortunate opening win over Canada. Substitute Sabiri was the hero thanks to a 73rd-minute free-kick which Thibaut Courtois allowed to bounce in at his near post, before Aboukhlal grabbed a second in stoppage time. Morocco replace Belgium at the top of Goup F.


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