Lloris: Morocco has shown everyone that it is not a defensive team, and the match against Argentina will be difficult
France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris made statements to the newspaper about qualifying for the World Cup final at the expense of Morocco, 2-0, in the match that took place between them on Wednesday evening in the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup at Al-Bayt Stadium.
Hugo Lloris said in a press statement to the International Federation of Football Associations: “The Moroccan national team knows how to attack and defend in an excellent way. We played well and deserved to qualify, as now we have to focus on the final.”
Hugo Lloris explained: “We entered the match well, and after that we were unable to score a goal, but when the second half came, we felt that we were facing a team that was playing without anything to lose. Hugo also stressed the Argentina match, stressing that it will be a difficult match against the football legend.”
Hugo Lloris continued: “It feels great. It was not an easy arrival as we expected. Morocco showed everyone that it is not a defensive team, they showed their quality.”
The player, Theo Hernandez, scored the first goal against goalkeeper Yassine Bono easily in the 5th minute of the match, from a ball in front of the goal.
In the 79th minute, substitute Kolo Mwani scored the second goal from a defensive error by the Atlantic Lions, to score the goal easily.
And Romain Sayes, the defender of the Moroccan national team, felt tired in the match field in the 21st minute and left due to the injury. He was replaced by Salim Amlah, the midfielder, and came to the Moroccan national team more than one opportunity, and this was when an attack came through a shot by Salim Amlah and Hakim Ziyech, while Olivier Giroud, France striker, hit a ball that hit the post during first half.
The formation of the Moroccan national team against France was as follows:
Goalkeeper: Yassine Bounou
Defense line: Ashraf Hakimi / Jawad Yamik / Roman Sayes / Ashraf Dari / Naseer Mazrawi
Midfield: Ezzedine Onahi / Sufyan Amrabat / Hakim Ziyech
Offensive line: Youssef Al-Nusairi / Sufyan Boufal.
France squad against Morocco:
Goalkeeper: Hugo Lloris
Defense line: Jules Conde/ Raphael Varane/ Konate/ Theo Hernandez/
Midfield: Aurelien Choameni / Fofana / Antoine Griezmann
Offensive line: Osman Dembele / Kylian Mbappe / Olivier Giroud.
France vs Morocco
After the victory of the French national team, it qualified for the World Cup final for the second time in a row, and it will meet the Argentine national team next Sunday at Lusail Stadium in the 2022 World Cup final.
Morocco entered the first match in the World Cup with a goalless draw with Croatia, then defeated Belgium with two clean goals, then beat Canada with two goals to one, which led to the top of its group with 7 points, and this was before it defeated Spain in the round of 16 by penalty kicks, with a score of 3/ 0 And this is after the end of the original match time with the time of the extra runs in a negative draw, and when he went to the quarter-finals, he beat Portugal with a clean goal.
France beat Denmark 2/1 and lost 1/0 from Tunisia, which led to qualifying at the top of its group with 6 points. In the round of 16, it beat Poland with a score of 3/1. In the quarter-finals, France beat England with a score of 2/1, while France entered In the World Cup in the group stage, beating Australia 4/1.