Morocco makes history, heads to quarter-finals, eliminating Spain on penalties

The Moroccan national team achieved a historic achievement, as it became the first Arab team in history to qualify for the quarter-finals of the World Cup, after overthrowing Spain in the round of 16.


For the first time in Moroccan history, the national team qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup after defeating Spain with a 3-0 penalty shootout, after original time and extra time ended in a goalless draw.


The Moroccan national team defeated its Spanish counterpart by penalty kicks in the fiery confrontation that brought them together this Tuesday evening at the Education City Stadium. This is in the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup, which is currently being held in Qatar and continues until December 18.


The Moroccan national team is scheduled to meet in the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup, with the winner of the Portugal-Switzerland match, which is scheduled to be held this evening, Tuesday, in the sixteenth round of competition.


The Moroccan national team had qualified for the round of 16 after leading Group F in the World Cup with points. This was accompanied by the Croatian national team, as it achieved victory in two out of 3 matches and a draw in one match.


Having come in second with 4 points, the Spanish team is positioned among the runners-up of Group E, with 4 points behind the Japanese team, which won the group with 6 points after playing 3 matches and winning one, drawing one, and losing one.


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