Hassan Nader, 57, a veteran Moroccan participant (15 video games and two targets) with robust hyperlinks to Portugal (he performed for Farense from 1992 to 1995, Benfica between 1995 and 1997 and Farense from 1997 to 2004, the place he performed. educated in 2005/2006), he believes that the workforce led by Walid Regragui can proceed to make historical past and turn into the primary African nation to achieve the ultimate of the World Cup.
“In soccer, something is feasible. Before the competitors, he stated that, particularly for us Moroccans, it was time to hitch the everlasting favorites, Brazil, Argentina, France, Spain, and Portugal. Many of our gamers  Play in Europe, some in the very best European golf equipment, Hakimi in PSG, Mazraoui in Bayern, Ziyech in Chelsea, then it’s important to suppose massive and, who is aware of, even win the World Cup. We cannot be too weak”, emphasised Hassan.
Portugal is the following opponent within the quarterfinals. “This is a really robust workforce, with prime gamers and people from elite golf equipment like Manchester City [João Cancelo, Rúben Dias e Bernardo Silva],Manchester United [Dalot e Bruno Fernandes ] and PSG [Nuno Mendes, Danilo e Vitinha]🇧🇷 Morocco needs to be like itself and use the identical technique proven in opposition to Spain, that’s, let Portugal have the ball and create a block of 4x1x4x1, the traces along with the gamers can be very defensive, not permitting gaps » , harassed the previous. The glory of Morocco.
CR7 should settle for the choice
Cristiano Ronaldo within the eleven or on the bench? «Portugal performs with him in a primary approach and differently with out him. When Ronaldo is on the pitch, each teammate, even when going through a purpose, is continually on the lookout for him. When you log off, the group is clearly seen. Ronaldo is a participant from one other nation, he has already damaged all of the information, but he has to simply accept the choice of coach Fernando Santos and respect his teammates. He ought to know that at his age [37 anos] he can now not final 90 minutes and he now not has the pace and explosiveness. Lost pace. I skilled the identical factor after I was 35 years outdated, “he emphasised. “Ronaldo, as a captain, ought to keep the spirit of a pacesetter and assist others. Morocco should take into consideration profitable, Ronaldo is on the sector or not”, he added.
“The purpose is to not look ahead to the penalty resolution. We have quick wings like Ziyech and Boufal, who could make fast assaults and benefit from Portugal’s sluggish protection, particularly Pepe. If Morocco will get an opportunity, it is going to be very tough for Portugal to show the sport round. And the other it additionally works as a result of Morocco can be pressured to open house, which can be utilized by João Félix and Bernardo Silva. It is a disgrace that João Félix is adopted by the techniques of Diego Simeone at Atlético de Madrid. The Argentine coach doesn’t give him the liberty to point out his qualities. Portugal has nice gamers and the gamers are a number of the greatest on this planet,” he emphasised.
“It can be a sensible sport. Sometimes targets do not have to be dramatic matches. It’s additionally stunning to understand the workforce’s defensive strikes and the opponents’ try to unravel the issue”, he emphasised. “I lived in Portugal for a few years, my youngsters have been born and are nonetheless there, but I am unable to escape my coronary heart. Sorry, Portugal, but let Morocco win», concluded Hassan.