Is this the World Cup where Cristiano Ronaldo finally sets the world alight on a global stage? Judging by his first appearance in Russia, it seems so.
The Real Madrid superstar’s exceptional hat-trick – including a wonderful free-kick – earned Portugal a well-deserved draw in their opening game against Spain last week.
Morocco, on the other hand, were on the wrong end of a shock 1-0 defeat to Iran, meaning they are one defeat away from booking their flights home from Russia. Portugal will take on Morocco in its 2nd match of FIFA World Cup 2018 on Wednesday, June 20 at Luzhniki Stadium.
Ronaldo started his world cup campaign by scoring a hat-trick against Spain and managed Portugal to claim a 3-3 draw. Whereas, Morocco in its first match lost to Iran by 1-0. In 1986 World Cup, Morocco thrashed Portugal by 3-1. So, they will be hoping for a repeat of history.
Here’s all you need to know about Match-18 between Portugal and Morocco:
Portugal: Rui Patricio; Cedric, Pepe, Jose Fonte, Raphael Guerreiro; William, Joao Moutinho, Bernardo Silva, Joao Mario; Andre Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo
Morocco: Monir El Kajoui; Achraf Hakimi, Ghanem Saiss, Mehdi Benatia, Hamza Mendyl; Karim El Ahmadi, Hakim Ziyach, Mbark Boussoufa, Younes Belhanda, Noureddine Amrabat; Khalid Boutaib
How to Watch Portugal vs Morocco Live Streaming
Portugal will take on Morocco in the second Group B game at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi on 21:00 MSK (UTC+3), 20th June. The first big game of the FIFA World Cup 2018, the clash between the two European giants will surely get the tournament heated up. While Portugal will be hoping to continue their form that won them the Euro 2016, Morocco will look to revenge their group stage ouster in the FIFA World Cup 2014.
The individual fan bases of players on both sides are large enough to set the TRPs of this game touch record heights. It needs no mention of what the presence on the field of world’s best, Cristiano Ronaldo, means to all his fans. Even for the general football fans, the game would be nothing short of a treat to watch.
Missing this high octane clash between two of the best sides in the world will surely not what any fan would wish for. To make sure you prepare yourself well in time for the big game, we’ve got this guide prepared for you covering up everything from the time and date to the live stream channels.
Portugal vs Morocco Live Stream online
Official live stream channels are expected to be provided by beIN Sports, FOX Sports, Sony LIV, DirecTV, Canal+, and Opus Sport. Different footballing apps like the fuboTV and Sling TV will also be available with a live stream for all its users. We will keep you updated with all the live stream links on this very page. So, bookmark this link right away and enjoy the big game between Portugal and Morocco on your choice of devices.
One of the biggest matches in the group stage is all set for the kick-off. Radio e Televisao de Portugal, SIC, and Sport TV Portugal are the official streaming channels in Portugal. Mediaset España will live stream the event on Morocco.
Even after the ouster of the USA in the qualifications, FOX Sports will go on with its extensive schedule for the FIFA World Cup 2018 across America. beIN Sports will broadcast the match for the fans across MENA countries with a preview and review show. DirecTV, BBC, ITV, Sky Sports will look after the rest of Europe and America. Opus Sports will be the official broadcaster for Australia, while Sony will look after the Asian Sub-Continent countries.
United Kingdom: BBC One
United States: FOX Network
Portugal: RTP 1; SIC; Sport TV 1
India: Sony ESPN
Canada: TSN 4; TSN 5