Ahead of their opening match in their 2022 football World cup in Qatar FIFA, Morocco Atlas Lions are preparing for their clash with Georgia (Morocco Vs Georgia) on Thursday November 17 in the United Arab Emirates.
The match will kick-off today at 17:00 pm (Rabat, GMT+1), with local sports channel broadcasting the match.
Morocco played two friendlies with Chile and Paraguay in the World Cup, and they played excellent football. But he won against Chile 2 – 0, and drew against Paraguay 0 – 0.
After 20 years of silence, Morocco secured a place in the last world cup in Russia and this year atlas Lion reached a second consecutive appearance at the World Cup 2022 in Qatar, thanks to a fine qualifying group. Morocco’s opponent was the Congoleses in playoffs matches. The atlas lions won by 5 – 2.
Morocco have not lost a single game since the beginning of the season except against Egypt in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations 2022.
Atlas lions are the dark horse candidates in Group F of the World Cup 2022 Qatar alongside Canada, Belgium and Croatia, They played very well over the last four years.
on the other hand, Georgias had little success and failed to reach the world cup 2022 in Qatar FIFA, Georgia in Group B finishes just two points above Kosovo in rock-bottom.
We expect Regragui to name a strong 11 players today, before making changes in the second half to keep his squad fresh to their first match Morocco Vs Croatia on November 23.
NB : Burnley striker, Anass Zaroury, has been called up to the squad who is used to play in the right wing, because of an injury in the last weekend with Marseille, that forced Amine Harit to be ruled out of the World Cup.
Morocco possible starting lineup:
Bounou; Aguerd, Hakimi, Saiss, Jabrane, Allah, Ounahi, En-Nesyri, Ziyech, Aboukhlal
Georgia possible starting lineup:
Loria; Kashia, Kvirkvelia, Kiteishvili, Tabidze; GAburjania, Kvekveskiri, Davitashvili, Chakvetadze, Lobzhanidze, Kvilitaia.