MOSCOW, Jun. 20, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Portugal defeated Morocco by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Wednesday afternoon at the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium in Moscow.
All the action happened in the first half, with Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo goal in the 4th minute.
The result put the Portuguese top of Group B with 4 points. Morocco is bottom with no points. In their last game, Portugal will meet second-placed Iran at the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium on June 25, while Morocco will face Spain.
Fixtures and Results : Group B
Portugal at the World Cup
- 7 appearances (first in 1966)
- 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
- Statistics: Third Place (1966) Fourth Place (2006)
Morocco at the World Cup
- 5 appearances (first in 1970)
- 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
- 20 June 2018
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