Morocco produced a spirited performance to defeat second-placed Belgium in their Group F match on Sunday. Walid Regragui’s team showed their steely determination to defeat Belgium 2-0. Belgium ranked third in 2018 Globalism He described the cup as one of the strongest contenders to lift the trophy. However, the ‘golden generation’ of Belgian talent is now staring at an early exit following the unlikely loss against Morocco.
Jan Vertonghen did not utter his words after his team’s humiliating loss. Vertonghen even appeared to be looking for fellow Belgian Kevin De Bruyne.
Speaking to the media after the match, Vertonghen said: “In the end we conceded two identical goals on goal, twice at the near post. Balls that should never go in. The first time we got away, the second time it didn’t come back. There’s a lot on my mind.” Now, things I don’t have to say outdoors. I don’t think we created any chances. Where did we go wrong? It’s also possible that we attack too hard because we’re getting old, it should definitely be now?” Vertonghen’s comments suggest it’s all Not feeling well in the Belgium camp.
His remarks seem like a careful dig into De Bruyne’s bewildering comments before the match against Morocco. In an interview, the Manchester City midfielder downplayed his team’s World Cup chances and stated that his team was “too big to lift the trophy”.
“I think 2018 was our chance. We have a good squad, but it’s getting old. We’ve lost some key players. We’ve got some good new players coming in, but they’re not at the level the other guys were in 2018. Consider us more outsiders.”
Morocco held off the star-studded Belgian side for the majority of Sunday’s game. Then the Atlas Lions took the lead through substitute Abdelhamid Soubiri’s accurate free kick in the 73rd minute. The miserable Belgium team could not prevent Morocco from scoring another goal as Zakaria Abou Khalal found the net in stoppage time. Morocco is now the favorite to qualify for the Round of 16 as its last group match is against Canada. Meanwhile, only a special performance against Croatia could save Belgium from elimination.
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