This week, the 2022 FIFA World Cup will certainly see another essential knockout match. Morocco will satisfy Luis Enrique’s Spain in a Round of 16 clash at the Education City Arena on Tuesday.


Spain completed second in Team E after a shock defeat to Japan in their last team phase suit. Spain has one of the best teams in the tournament as well as will certainly be intending to progress to the next round.

Morocco, on the other hand, exceeded expectations at the World Cup and also managed to end up first in their group. The African team beat Canada 2-1 last week and also will be hoping for a similar result in this event.

Head-to-head and crucial numbers

  • Spain has a very good record versus Morocco, winning 2 of the three matches in between the two teams as well as the other suit ended in a draw.
  • The last conference between the two groups took place in the team stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and ended in a 2-2 draw.
  • Spain has never shed to Morocco in a main match, with their first two wins against African groups being available in 1961 World Cup certifying.
  • Spain were gotten rid of by Russia at this stage of the competitors in 2018 as well as have actually not progressed to the quarterfinals given that 2010, when they won the World Cup.
  • Morocco is appearing in the round of 16 for the 2nd time in its background. The last look can be found in 1986 and also finished with a 1-0 defeat to Germany.
  • Spain will deal with an African team in the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time, having gone undefeated in five team suits against African teams.

Pre-match prediction

Spain has a young squad with an outstanding pool of ability to tap into ahead of this competition. The Iberian titans are an actual challenger to win the World Cup and also will certainly require their young gamers to carry out on the big stage.

Morocco amazed Belgium in the team phase and also are fully efficient in taking them by tornado on their day. Nevertheless, Spain are the much better team on paper and also must be able to win this game.

FIFA World Cup Betting Tips

Tip 1: Outcome – Spain
Tip 2: Match will have greater than 2.5 goals – Yes
Tip 3: Spain will score first – Yes
Tip 4: Alvaro Morata scores – Yes