Yassine Bounou got here out on most sensible as he blocked two consequences to lend a hand Morocco defeat Spain of their Round of 16 fixture of the continuing FIFA World Cup 2022, on the Education City Stadium in Qatar. The fit ended 0-0 in common time and extra-time after which entered the scary penalty shootout. With Morocco changing their first strive, Pablo Sarabia hit the submit for Spain, after which it became out to be a nightmare for the Europeans.
Morocco ended up profitable 3–0 within the shootout, with Bounou additionally blocking off Carlos Soler and Sergio Busquets. For Soler’s penalty, Bounou dived to the appropriate to dam it after which adopted it up with a save to his left to disclaim Busquets. It used to be then all upon Achraf Hakimi, whose panenka made it 3–0 for Morocco within the shootout they usually knocked Spain out of the event. They additionally entered their first-ever quarter-finals in World Cup historical past.
After the PSG defender transformed the overall penalty, the limelight remained on Bounou, who used to be heralded by means of his teammates and likewise thrown onto the air in party.
Here is the video of the penalty shootout:
Here is the video of Morocco’s party:
In what became out to be a worried stumble upon, Morocco tried six pictures, with two heading in the right direction and Spain had 13, mustering just one heading in the right direction. Meanwhile, Spain had extra of the ball with 77% ownership, with Morocco maintaining 23%. In the quarter-finals, Morocco will face the winners of the overall Round of 16 conflict between Portugal and Switzerland. The different groups to have certified for the quarter-finals are Netherlands, Argentina, Croatia, Brazil, England and France.
Croatia are scheduled to stand Brazil of their quarter-final fixture on Friday, adopted by means of Netherlands taking over Argentina. Meanwhile, Morocco’s quarter-final is on Saturday, with England’s conflict vs France set for Sunday.