FIFA ranking 1st place Brazil collapsed again. In a friendly match away from Morocco, it lost to Morocco (FIFA ranking 11th), the main player of the Qatar World Cup semifinals.
The Brazilian national soccer team lost 1-2 in a friendly A match against Morocco at the Stade de Tangier, Tangier Grande, Morocco on the 26th (Korean time). Brazil struggled with Morocco’s ‘salty defense’. Morocco defeated the world’s strongest at home with Bupal’s opening goal and Sabiri’s winning goal. It was the first win against Brazil in Moroccan football history.Before the match, players from both teams held a moment of silence for Brazilian legend Pele, who passed away last year. On this day, all Brazilian players’ uniforms had Pele’s name engraved on them. From the start, Brazil hampered Morocco’s rear build-up with strong forward pressure. 스포츠토토
Brazil went with a 4-3-3 formation. They put Vinicius-Honi-Rodrigo in the front line, Paqueta-Casemiro-Santos in the back, Teles-Ibanez-Militan-Emersson Royal in the back four, and Weberton the goalkeeper. Brazil did not call out Neymar, Alisson, Richarlison, Thiago Silva and Marquinhos, who were key players during the Qatar World Cup this time. Brazil stayed in the quarterfinals at the World Cup in Qatar at the end of last year. At that time, in the quarterfinals, they lost to Croatia in a penalty shoot-out.Morocco has selected almost all of the main players of the Qatar World Cup semifinals. Morocco also faced with a 4-4-3 formation. Bupal-Jennesri-Ziyech in the front, Unahi-Amrabat-Kanus in the middle, Mazrawi-Says-Agerd-Hakimi in the back four, and goalkeeper Bono. Morocco blocked Brazil’s attack first. They blocked the Brazilian attack from their own camp and launched a quick counterattack.