Morocco have made African history by becoming the continent’s first team to reach the World Cup semi-finals after beating Portugal 1-0.
Sevilla’s Youssef En-Nesyri scored the winner shortly before the break with a header after Diogo Costa failed to get a cross.
Morocco will face France in the semi-finals, which will be their toughest test even though they have already faced Belgium, Spain and Portugal.
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Morocco shocks the world by once again being the side to fall in love with
Every World Cup has a dark horse and this tournament has seen so many in the drama of the group stages, but even the most optimistic of football fans could not have seen this one coming.
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Morocco, who finished bottom of their group in 2018, are one win away from the World Cup final after another magnificent upset against Portugal despite themselves running riot against Switzerland 6-1 .
They were always going to do their best to frustrate Portugal, who have only conceded one goal all tournament, but as soon as they got their goal every player but their body returned to the line to ensure that they got the victory.
In recent years, Ghana in 2010 were the closest African team to the semi-finals, but Morocco have gone one step further and now a large majority of the world will be backing them against world champions France, already that who does not want the disadvantaged to do well.
Especially when the underdogs have captured the hearts of so many fans watching from home.
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