Canada is getting ready to clash with Morocco this coming Thursday at Al Thumama Stadium. The upcoming match is one of the games in three of the World Cup group stage.
After the second round of the group stage, Canada are currently number four on zero points, while Morocco have four points as number two. Canada enter their upcoming game placed as number 41 in the FIFA world ranking. This leaves quite a gap to opponents Morocco, who enter the game ranked number 22 in the world.
Canada have no chance of seeing the next round after losing their first two matches. Blowing a lead against Croatia sealed their faith in this group.
Morocco surprised a lot of people by seeing off Belgium in their last match and they are in with a fabulous opportunity of seeing the next round. A draw would secure the way.
Canada vs Morocco Prediction
In their last three matches, Canada won 1-2 against Japan, before losing 1-0 against Belgium and 4-1 to Croatia. Canada claimed four wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured five defeats in this run.
Canada step into their next match on Thursday having scored a nice average of 1.6 goals in ten matches. They managed a total of 16 goals, while also allowing 13 goals against. That is an average of 1.3 goals against per match. They were able to hang on to a clean sheet three times in those matches.
Morocco are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating Georgia by 3-0. This was followed by a 0-0 with Croatia and a 0-2 win against Belgium. Morocco were able to win six of their previous 10 games across all tournaments, while drawing three of the games. They suffered one defeat as well.
Morocco scored 16 goals, conceded six and managed a clean sheet six times in their previous ten matches.
Canada are feeling gloomy after losing both of their first two fixtures. A third defeat on the bounce sends them packing before the fun really starts, and they'll be extremely motivated here. After collecting four points from their first two World Cup outings, Morocco have their target set on getting through the third round undefeated. Naturally, they hope to keep their momentum rolling and take top spot with a win.
Canada vs Morocco Stats
- In 5 of the last 6 Canada matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Canada have conceded in the last 4 matches in a row
- Canada have scored in 5 of the last 7 matches
- Canada have not won 3 of the last 4 matches
- Morocco have not lost 35 of the last 37 matches
- In 14 of the last 16 Morocco matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 4 of the last 5 Morocco matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Morocco have not conceded in the last 5 matches in a row
Canada vs Morocco Lineups
Canada vs Morocco Betting Tips
With another World Cup season only just beginning to take form, we are still a bit in the dark as to who will dominate the scoring charts for both Canada and Morocco. Accordingly, we have listed some of the players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.
In their last 10 matches across all tournaments, Canada won four times, drew one and lost five times. Morocco claimed six wins, drew three times and lost one in their last 10 games across all tournaments.
Canada are on a fantastic streak of no less than 12 matches in a row without defeat as the home side. Morocco didn't lose any of their previous seven outings.
Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Canada’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.6 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Morocco, who managed to score 1.6 times in those matches. Morocco didn't let in a single goal in the three most recent matches in the World Cup.
Of the previous 10 outings, Canada scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents were first on target in five of their last 10 games.