ANI Photo | FIFA World Cup 2022: Ziyech, Nesyri help Morocco take 2-1 lead over Canada

Goals from Hakim Ziyech and Youssef En Nesyri helped Morocco take 2-1 lead against Canada in the first half of a Group F match being played here at Al Thumama Stadium. Nayef Aguerd’s own goal helped the Canadians pull one goal back after trailing 0-2.
The Morocco team took the lead in the fourth minute of the match when Hakim Ziyech’s left-footed shot from outside the box hit bottom right corner.
Junior Hoilett of Canada was shown a yellow card for a bad foul.
In the 15th minute, Tajon Buchanan of Canada made the first attempt for his side as his right-footed shot from the left side of the six-yard box missed to the left.

In the very next minute, Hakim Ziyech came close to scoring another goal when Sofiane Boufal’s assist helped him take a left-footed shot from outside the box high and wide to the left.
In the 23rd minute, Achraf Hakimi’s assist with a through ball helped Youssef En-Nesyri take right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner as Moroccans took a 2-0 lead.
To make matters worse for Canadians Jonathan Osorio also got a yellow card for a bad foul.
In the 40th minute, an own goal by Nayef Aguerd helped Canada pull one goal back. As Morocco went into the break with a 2-1 lead.
Canada had a slightly more possession of 52 per cent in comparison to Morocco who had 48 but Morocco had two shots on target while Canada had none. (ANI)

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