Morocco vs Comoros Preview & Tips
Comoros will be competitive but lack the firepower to threaten the Moroccan goal. With 15 clean sheets in their last 17 matches, my best bet is for Morocco to win to nil.
- Morocco vs Comoros Preview & Tips
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- Morocco have won 13 of their last 14 matches (all competitions).
- Morocco have won 6 of their last 7 matches to nil (all competitions).
- Morocco have kept 15 clean sheets in their last 17 matches (all competitions).
- Comoros have lost their last 2 matches (all competitions).
- Comoros have seen under 2.5 goals in 12 of their last 16 matches (all competitions).
Head to Head
Morocco lead 1-0 in their two previous meetings against Comoros. When they last met in 2018 the match ended 2-2 in Comoros.
Morocco cruised through their 2022 World Cup qualifying group by winning all six matches. They scored 20 goals and conceded just one.
The North African side played in the Arab Cup prior to AFCON. They beat Palestine, Jordan and Saudi Arabia without conceding. After a 2-2 draw in the quarter-final against Algeria, Morocco exited the tournament on penalties.
Morocco got their African Cup of Nations campaign off to a flying start. They beat Ghana 1-0 thanks to Sofiane Boufal’s 83rd minute strike.
Morocco Team News
Coach Vahid Halilhodzic opted to start Zakaria Aboukhlal in attack against Ghana. He is likely to keep his place in the side ahead of the more fancied options.
Goalkeepers: Yassine Bounou, Monir El Kajoui, Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti
Defenders: Achraf Hakimi, Sofiane Alakouch, Souffian El Karouani, Adam Masina, Sofian Chakla, Samy Mmaee, Romain Saiss, Nayef Aguerd, Badr Benoun, Mohamed Chibi
Midfielders: Aymen Barkok, Sofyan Amrabat, Faycal Fajr, Azzedine Ounahi, Ilias Chair, Imran Louza, Selim Amallah
Forwards: Munir El Haddadi, Zakaria Aboukhlal, Sofiane Boufal, Ryan Mmaee, Youssef En-Nesyri, Ayoub El Kaabi, Soufiane Rahimi
Comoros qualified for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations after finishing second behind Egypt in their group. They managed some impressive results along the way including home draw against the Egyptians.
Prior to AFCON, Comoros won three of their last four matches. That came with wins over the Seychelles, Burundi and Sierra Leone. They did lose their final friendly 2-1 against Malawi.
Comoros however suffered a 1-0 defeat in their opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations against Gabon. They didn’t offer enough going forward despite being a goal down for the majority of the match.
Comoros Team News
Manager Amir Abdou does not have any injuries to deal with. We could however see Fouad Bachirou come into midfield in place of Iyad Mohamed.
Goalkeepers: Salim Ben Boina, Ali Ahamadi, Moyadh Ousseni.
Defenders: Nadjim Abdou, Bendjaloud Youssouf, Abdallah Ali Mohamed, Kassim Mdahoma, Younn Zahary, Chaker Alhadhur, Mohamed Youssouf , Kassim Abdallah
Midfielders: Fouad Bachirou, Youssouf M'Changama, Yacine Bourhane, Nakibou Aboubakari, Iyad Mohamed, Rafidine Abdullah.
Forwards: Faiz Selemani, Mohamed El Fardou, Nasser Chamed, Ahmed Mogni, Faiz Mattoir, Ali M'Madi, Said Bakari, Moussa Djoumoi, Mohamed M'Changama.