Belgium vs Morocco, highlights FIFA World Cup 2022: Hakim Ziyech-inspired Morocco stun Red Devils with 2-0 win in Qatar

Updated on Nov 27, 2022 08:47 PM IST

Belgium vs Morocco, FIFA World Cup 2022 highlights: Eden Hazard-led Belgium side was outplayed by Morocco in the high-profile Group F game at the Al Thumama Stadium. 

Morocco's Youssef En-Nesyri reacts as a Morocco goal is disallowed after a VAR review
Morocco's Youssef En-Nesyri reacts as a Morocco goal is disallowed after a VAR review(REUTERS)
By, New Delhi

Belgium vs Morocco, FIFA World Cup 2022 highlights: All eyes were on Eden Hazard and Co. as the golden generation of Belgium locked horns with Achraf Hakimi-starrer Morocco in Group F at the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Sunday. Staging another massive upset at the showpiece event, Morocco upstaged Roberto Martinez's Belgium 2-0 in its second group game of the Qatar World Cup at the Al Thumama Stadium. With the 2-0 defeat at the hands of Morocco, the Red Devils have failed to secure an early berth in the knockout round of the FIFA World Cup. Goals from Abdelhamid Sabiri and Abdelhamid Sabir guided Morocco to a famous win over Belgium in Qatar. This was Belgium’s first defeat against an African nation at the FIFA World Cup. 

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  • Nov 27, 2022 08:46 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE score and updates: Morocco take top spot in Group F with win over Belgium

    "We need to understand the result," Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez said after the match. Abdelhamid Sabiri fired Morocco’s first ever goal from a direct free-kick at the World Cup. Also, Sabiri's opener was also the first direct free-kick goal scored by any country at FIFA World Cup 2022. With the win, Morocco have climbed to the top spot in Group F at the FIFA World Cup. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:29 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE updates: All over! Morocco have stunned Belgium

    Goals from Zakaria Aboukhlal and Abdelhamid Sabiri have secured Morocco's famous win over Belgium at the grandest stage of them all - the World Cup. Roberto Martinez's Belgium side has been outplayed by the African nation at the Al Thumama Stadium. Belgium, who are World No.2 in the FIFA rankings, have been denied an early entry to the Round of 16 phase of the Qatar World Cup. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:25 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco LIVE updates, FIFA World Cup 2022: GOAL for Morocco! 

    GOAL! Who would have thought? Another massive upset is completed. Zakaria Aboukhlal has scored the second goal for Morocco as Belgium are all set to register its first defeat at the FIFA World Cup 2022. A sumptous pass from Hakim Ziyech and a killer blow from Aboukhlal! 

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:23 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco LIVE updates, FIFA World Cup 2022: Red Devils only have 5 minutes!

    Morocco have earned its first corner of the game at stoppage time. They will take their time to take it. Belgium have denied Morocco to create another goal-scoring chance. The Red Devils are quickly on the counter! We have five minutes of added time.  

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:19 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco LIVE updates, FIFA World Cup 2022: Can Lukaku rescue Red Devils? 

    Star striker Romelu Lukaku is leading the attack of the Red Devils after replacing Meunier. The Red Devils have 3 minutes plus stoppage time to score the equaliser. Can Belgium lift late against Morocco in Qatar? 

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:15 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco LIVE updates, FIFA World Cup 2022: Red Devils need to wake up!

    Morocco have scored the opener and the Red Devils need to wake up in the final 10 minutes of the game. Sabiri's 74th-minute goal is the difference-maker at the Al Thumama Stadium. Roberto Martinez's Belgium need a goal, they need it quickly!

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:07 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022, Belgium vs Morocco LIVE updates: GOAL! Belgium are stunned again!

    A goal to remember for Morocco! After being denied a goal by VAR, Morocco have managed to find the back of the net again in the second half. Abdelhamid Sabiri has outfoxed Thibaut Courtois with a clever free kick. A keeper mistake? Morocco will have to put up a defensive masterclass to secure a famous win over the Red Devils from here.

  • Nov 27, 2022 08:00 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022, Belgium vs Morocco LIVE: Brilliant from Mertens!

    A shot on target already for the Red Devils star. The former Napoli star has fired a good-looking shot straight at Munir. He was well-placed to thwart Mertens' bid for a goal. Achraf Hakimi has been replaced as Morocco make a double substitution.

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:56 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022, Belgium vs Morocco LIVE score: Time for fresh legs!

    One superstar replacing another! Galatasaray's Dries Mertens has come on and he has replaced Real Madrid star - Eden Hazard. A mixed bag performance from Hazard tonight. The double Belgium change saw Youri Tielemans entering the pitch with Mertens. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:52 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022, Belgium vs Morocco LIVE: Close from Soufiane Boufal!

    The FIFA World Cup qualifying superstar came up with a sublime strike but his shot was wide. The goalkeeper was scrambling as Soufiane Boufal makes his presence felt. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:48 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco, LIVE score and updates: Vintage Hazard, earns a corner!

    A brilliant strike from the Real Madrid star but his shot is saved by the keeper. Another corner for the Red Devils. A brilliant start to the second half as both teams are eyeing the all-important opening goal in Qatar. Who will score first?  

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:42 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE score and updates: Ziyech lines one up!

    Another left-footed curler from the Chelsea star and that's the first shot on goal from Morocco. A simple save for Real Madrid superstar Thibaut Courtois. The Belgium superstopper kickstarted a counter for the Red Devils after Morocco's first shot on target. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:39 PM IST

    Morocco vs Belgium, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE score: 2nd half is underway!

    Are we heading towards another draw? Both teams have 45 more minutes to change the outcome of the match as the second half gets underway. Eden Hazard's first touch on the ball has been welcomed with loud jeers from the Morocco fans at the Al Thumama Stadium. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:22 PM IST

    Morocco vs Belgium, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE score: NO GOAL and it's half-time!

    What drama here! Hakim Ziyech's stunning strike has been ruled out by VAR after careful inspection by the match officials. And with that, it's half-time at Al Thumama Stadium! Ziyech's freekick was the last kick of the game as Morocco and Belgium have played out a goalless first-half in Qatar.   

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:19 PM IST

    Morocco vs Belgium, WC 2022 LIVE score: Hakim Ziyech! What a hit!

    GOAL! Hakim Ziyech has stunned the Red Devils with a stunning strike. A freekick goal that Belgium should have conceded. The Chelsea star curled one in and Courtois was beaten somehow. Morocco with a lead!  Hold on, a potential VAR check is going on! 

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:15 PM IST

    Morocco vs Belgium, WC 2022 LIVE score:  Total domination in terms of possession!

    A careless pass forward by Michy Batshuayi but Belgium still enjoying possession. In fact, the Red Devils have dominated possession in the first half. The Red Devils have enjoyed 68.9% possession in the first 42 minutes of the game. However, they are yet to come up with a real goal-scoring opportunity.

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:10 PM IST

    Morocco vs Belgium, WC 2022 LIVE score: What a chance for Hakimi!

    Over the bar! The Paris Saint Germain (PSG) star had a clear opportunity to open the scoring for his side. However, his shot was a disappointing one. Still goalless and Belgium are on the counter now.   

  • Nov 27, 2022 07:01 PM IST

    Morocco vs Belgium, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE score: First booking of the match!

    Yellow Card! Amadou Ba Zeund Georges Mvom Onana has been shown yellow by the referee. Morocco have responded well after Belgium dominated the early proceedings of the game. It's still goalless as we reach the half hour mark. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:43 PM IST

    Morocco vs Belgium, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE score: Kevin De Bryune whips one in!

    Brothers Eden Hazard and Thorgan Hazard working in tandems for the Red Devils. Man City playmaker Kevin De Bryune is ready to take a free-kick form a goal-scoring position. A slight delay as referee issues early warning toe Morocco defenders. Belgium have recycled the ball after the cross was cleared by the defenders. Belgium 0-0 Morocco after 12 minutes.  

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:38 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE score and updates: Close from Michy Batshuayi!

    He almost scored the opener for the Red Devils. Forward Michy Batshuayi forced Yassine Bounou to make an early save inside the first 6 minutes of the game. Belgium still holding possession. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:36 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE updates: Hazard on the groove!

    Belgium have made an impressive start to its Group F match against Morocco at the FIFA World Cup. A fruitful first five minutes enjoyed by both teams. Who will score the opener? 

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:26 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE updates: National anthems coming up next!

    Belgium is the 12th nation to record 50 appearances at the FIFA World Cup. Only England and Spain have suffered defeats in their 50th outing at the FIFA World Cup. We are just moments away from kick-off. National anthems coming up next!

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:15 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE updates: A fun fact for Red Devils fans!

    Did you know? The Eden Hazard-led Belgium side has never lost a match against an African nation at the FIFA World Cup. The European heavyweights have won 3 games and secured a draw against African nations at the FIFA World Cup. Can Morocco end Belgium's unbeaten run? 

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:05 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco, FIFA World Cup 2022: A lesser-known rivalry!

    Strong-title contenders Belgium are meeting Morocco at the FIFA World Cup 2022 for the second time since the elite tournament's inception. Did you know? It was Morocco, who emerged victorious when the two teams locked horns in a friendly match. Morocco thrashed the Red Devils 4-1 in 2008. However, Belgium won its last match against Morocco at the FIFA World Cup. The Red Devils defeated Morocco 1-0 in the 1994 edition of the showpiece event.

  • Nov 27, 2022 06:00 PM IST

    Belgium vs Morocco, FIFA World Cup 2022 LIVE: A quick look at the star-studded playing XIs!

    Belgium: Thibaut Courtois, Timothy Castagne, Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Thomas Meunier, Axel Witsel, Amadou Onana, Thorgan Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard (captain), Michy Batshuayi. 

    Morocco: Yassine Bounou, Achraf Hakimi, Noussair Mazraoui, Sofyan Amrabat, Nayef Aguerd, Romain Saiss (captain), Hakim Ziyech, Azzedine Ounahi, Selim Amallah, Soufiane Boufal, Youssef En-Nesyri. 

  • Nov 27, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Hello and welcome!

    It's time for Roberto Martinez's Belgium to meet Achraf Hakimi-starrer Morocco in Group F at the FIFA World Cup 2022. The upcoming match is set to take place at Qatar's Al Thumama Stadium. 

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