Portugal vs Morocco betting tips: World Cup match preview & predictions

Portugal vs Morocco prediction: Portugal 2-0 Morocco

If Portugal can replicate their performance shown against Spain, they should be comfortable winners against Morocco.

The North Africans must avoid defeat to keep their chances of qualification alive.

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Portugal vs Morocco: Who will win?

Portugal are 13/20 to win while Morocco come in at 11/2.

Cristiano Ronaldo is 5/2 to score the opening goal of the game.

There have already been plenty of penalties awarded at the World Cup. Back Portugal to score from the spot at 6/1.


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SOCHI, RUSSIA – JUNE 15: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal scores a free-kick for his team’s third goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Portugal and Spain at Fisht Stadium on June 15, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Portugal vs Morocco match preview

Portugal’s second Group B match sees them take on Morocco at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Tuesday.

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Iran, who face Spain later on in the evening, will begin the day as Group B leaders following their late 1-0 win over Morocco last week.

Moroccan forward Aziz Bouhaddouz scored a 95th-minute own goal, leaving Herve Renard’s side bottom of the group.

The Cristiano Ronaldo Show

Portugal begin the match level with Spain on one point.

It was all about Cristiano Ronaldo in Portugal’s opening match. The Real Madrid forward scored a sensational hat-trick, carrying his Portugal side to a 3-3 draw against Spain.

Among Ronaldo’s goals was a sensational late free-kick that beat David De Gea.

Now the favourite to win the competition’s Golden Boot award, Ronaldo will be looking to add more to his tally.

By scoring in this tournament, Ronaldo became only the second player ever to score in nine consecutive major international tournaments (Asamoah Gyan was the first).


ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – JUNE 13: Supporters of Morocco gather in St Petersburg ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on June 13, 2018 in St Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Portugal team news vs Morocco

Andre Silva is likely to be kept out once again by Goncalo Guedes, who complemented Ronaldo nicely up front against Spain.

Fernando Santos has no injuries to deal with ahead of Wednesday’s match.

New Wolves signing Rui Patricio should once again start in goal.

Morocco team news vs Portugal

Despite losing their opening match, head coach Renard could yet field a similar eleven as last week.

Monaco winger Nabil Dirar is a slight doubt but is expected to be available.

Portugal predicted line-up vs Morocco

Predicted Portugal XI vs Morocco

Predicted Portugal XI vs Morocco

Morocco predicted line-up vs Portugal

Morocco Predicted XI vs Portugal

Morocco Predicted XI vs Portugal

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Portugal to win vs Morocco and both teams to score: 10/3