Match stats: France beat Morocco in semi-finals

The French national team snatched the qualification card to the final match, after defeating the Moroccan national team, 2/0, in the meeting that brought them together at the “Al-Bayt” stadium, within the activities of the semi-final round of the 2022 World Cup competitions

match statistics

The percentage of possession of the ball: France 39% x Morocco 61%
Total shots on goal: France 3 x Morocco 3
Yellow card: France 0 x Morocco 1
Corner kicks: France 2 x Morocco 3
Dangerous chances: France 3 x Morocco 1

most important records of the match

Hugo Lloris became the most participating goalkeeper in the number of World Cup matches, as he reached match No. (19) to be equal to German goalkeeper Neuer in the list of the most participating goalkeepers in the World Cup throughout history.
Frenchman Ibrahima Konate won 95% of his tackles (21/22) in the 2022 World Cup, which is the highest percentage for any player in the tournament (at least 10 duels).
Theo Hernandez’s opener was the first any team had scored in a World Cup semi-final since 1958, when Vava scored within two minutes for Brazil against France.
Four of France’s last five World Cup semi-final goals have been scored by defenders (two by Turan against Croatia 1998, Umtiti against Belgium 2018 and Theo Hernandez against Morocco today).
France have never lost a World Cup match when they took the lead in the first half, winning 25 times and drawing once.
Youssef Al-Nusairi had three touches against France, the fewest ever (since 1966) by any player to play 45 minutes in a World Cup match.
Randall Kolo Mwani scored the third fastest substitute goal in the history of the World Cup (44 seconds after his entry), behind Morales in 2002 (16 seconds) and Support in 1998 (26 seconds).
France reached the World Cup final four times in the last seven editions of the tournament (1998 – 2006 – 2018 – 2022), at least twice more than any other country during this period.
France is the first country to reach back-to-back World Cup finals since Brazil in 2002, and the first European country to do so since Germany in 1990.
Didier Deschamps is the fourth coach to lead his country to two consecutive World Cup finals, after Vittorio Pozzo with Italy (1934-1938), Carlos Bilardo with Argentina (1986-1990), and Franz Beckenbauer with Germany (1986-1990).

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