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Belgium face off against Morocco at Al Thumama Stadium in round two of the World Cup. The exciting encounter kicks off on Sunday.

Following the first round of the World Cup group stage, Belgium are number one on three points, while Morocco have one point as number three. Morocco travel to this game against Belgium as number 22 in the FIFA world ranking, with the home side sitting as number 2.

Belgium are highly expected to win their group. They are even allowed a genuine dream of seeing the final at the World Cup.

Morocco opened proceedings with a cautious goalless draw against Croatia, thus remaining within the frame of a possible qualification to the next round.

Belgium vs Morocco Prediction

Belgium Form

Belgium suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches, as they were run over by Netherlands in a 1-0 defeat. Egypt also proved too hard to handle, as they won 1-2, before Belgium were able to strike back last time out in a 1-0 win against Canada. Belgium claimed five wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured three defeats in this run.

Belgium scored 18 while allowing 12 goals against in the past ten matches. They claimed a clean sheet three times on the way.

Morocco Form

In their last three matches, Morocco drew 0-0 with Paraguay, beat Georgia 3-0 before a 0-0 draw with Croatia. Morocco were able to win five of their previous 10 games across all tournaments, while drawing three of the games. They suffered two defeats as well.

Morocco hit the target 15 times in the last ten outings, which creates an average of 1.5 goals goals a game. They conceded 0.8 goals per match for a total of eight against, while claiming a clean sheet five times as well.

Tournament Overview

Belgium managed to squeeze out a tight 1-0 win against Canada, thus giving themselves a great start to the World Cup. Keeping a clean sheet on top of a win is always a good opening. It was a drab 0-0 opening to the  World Cup which Morocco  delivered in their first match against Croatia , but a point is a point. They'll be hoping to be equally tough to break down in this second round encounter.

Belgium vs Morocco Stats

  • Belgium have scored in 57 of the last 59 matches
  • Belgium have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In the last 5 Belgium matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 5 of the last 7 matches Belgium played, both teams scored
  • Morocco have not lost 34 of the last 36 matches
  • Morocco have scored in 20 of the last 22 matches
  • In 13 of the last 15 Morocco matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Morocco have won 3 of the last 4 matches without conceding a goal
  • Morocco have won 4 of the last 5 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals

Belgium vs Morocco Lineups

Belgium vs Morocco Betting Tips

No clear picture has emerged yet as to which players will dominate the scoring charts for Belgium and Morocco in this current World Cup season. However, we have listed some of their possible goalscorers in their upcoming match.

In their last 10 matches across all tournaments Belgium won five times, drew two and lost three times. Morocco claimed five wins, drew three times and lost two in their last 10 games across all tournaments.

Morocco remained unbeaten in their last six games on the bounce.

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Belgium’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.8 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Morocco's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.5 goals in these matches. Morocco didn't concede a single goal in their previous 5 matches.

Morocco scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Morocco have not conceded a goal in 5 consecutive games. Of the previous 10 outings, Belgium scored the opening goal six times, whereas their opponents were first on target in five of their last 10 games.