Belgium were outplayed by African giants, Morocco at the Al Thumama Stadium with a 2-0 scoreline.
Roberto Martinez side, who are World No.2 in the FIFA rankings, have been denied an early entry to the Round of 16 phase of the Qatar World Cup following this shocking defeat to the African nation.
Goals from Zakaria Aboukhlal and Abdelhamid Sabiri secured the famous win for the North African side.
The Atlas Lions thoroughly deserved their victory and triumphed thanks to the second half stunning free kick from Zakaria Aboukhlal and Abdelhamid Sabiri’s late minutes strike.
It was a disastrous day for Belgium who were extremely poor at the Al-Thumama Stadium after beating Canada in their first group game.
Morocco fought hard, understood the game plan and executed it well. They defended deeply, and looked for Hakim Ziyech and Achraf Hakimi on the break. They took advantage of their set piece opportunities, momentarily taking the lead in first half stoppage time from a Ziyech free kick before a Moroccan player was ruled offside.
The result stunned Belgium and ended the momentum it was riding after their win against Canada last week. They will need to beat Japan later this week to advance.
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