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FIFA World Cup 2018; Knockout game for Spain and Portugal

FIFA World Cup 2018; Knockout game for Spain and Portugal
Written by Abhishek Lohia

In Football World Cup 2018, half-tournament have been completed till last Sunday. In the first half, Seven teams have booked their birth in the pre-quarterfinals, while 8 teams would return home without playing the next round. Now, in the next 4 days, 9 out of 17 teams will qualify for the pre-quarterfinals and remaining will be out. This scenario makes the contest more interesting than previous years as the stakes of many big names are on high. There will be 4 matches will be played every day from Monday to Thursday. And there will be 2 matches played at the same time. One’s win or defeat can make out others from the last 16 round. On today, Uruguay vs Russia, Saudi Arabia vs Egypt, Spain vs Morocco, and Iran vs Portugal match will be played on the 12th Day of FIFA World Cup 2018.

Portugal will be eliminated from the World Cup, If they loses against Iran:

Iran is at No.3 position in Group-B with one defeat and one win. If he beats Portugal and in the second match Spain beats Morocco, then Portugal will out from the tournament. Portugal and Iran’s teams have played just two matches against each other so far. Iran has lost Both of them. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 4 goals in two matches in this World Cup so far, he is second in the list of top scorer in FIFA WC 2018 with Belgium Romelu Lukaku.

Spain’s lost against Morocco can create a Reverse Output

Both Spain and Morocco have played two-times in international matches. Both of them have been successful won by Spain. However, Morocco has already been out of this World Cup, but its win will affect not only Spain but also created a hope for Iran. In the second case, If Spain defeats him, his last 16 round place will be confirmed. After playing this game against MoroccoSpain’s captain Sergei Ramos will reach to the top of the all-time list of players who have been played the most World Cup matches.

 

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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