In their second match of the world cup the Portuguese will face Morocco and would want to win that game at any cost because if Portugal fails to win this game their world cup dream would then hang on a string. But for the African side, it won’t be an easy task either because even if they defeat Portugal in this match then also they have to beat Spain in their final match which is almost impossible for the Moroccans because the performance they gave in their last outing would only call them a mediocre team.

 

Betting Odds:

According to bet365 the odds of Morocco winning this game is 11/2, odds of drawing this game is 11/4 and the odds of Portugal winning this game is 13/20. Similar odds have been provided by skybet too as their odds for Morocco emerging out victorious are 11/2 and probability for a draw is 11/4 and for Portugal to win the odds are 8/13. Betfair odd for Morocco is 11/2, for Portugal is 4/6 and the odds of this match ending in a draw are 11/4.

 

Team News:

Both Portugal and Morocco is expected to play a similar playing 11 that they did in their last outings. However from the Portugal side, Ricardo Quaresma is expected to feature in this game and Ruben Dias may also replace either Pepe or Fonte in the defense.

 

Recent Form:

Portugal:  D W D D L W

Morocco:  L W W D W W

 

Predictions:

Portugal is most likely to come out on top after this game.

 

Man Of The Match:

If Morocco has to win then it would fall on Al Kaabi and if Portugal wins, it will be Cristiano Ronaldo.