Canada take on Morocco at Al Thumama Stadium in their third match at the World Cup. The last game of the group stage takes placethis coming Thursday. Canada collected zero points points in their first two rounds of matches, ranking them as number four, while Morocco sit as number two on four points. Canada head to their upcoming match as number 41 in the FIFA world ranking. Meanwhile, there is a pretty big gap to upcoming opponents Morocco. They enter the game ranked number 22 in the world.
Seeing Canada last beyond the group stage at the World Cup would probably be a surprise to even themselves. It looks like even a point in the three group matches would be an achievement.
Canada vs Morocco Match predictions
Canada vs Morocco Betting Picks
Canada claimed all three points four times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in five of the games in this run. Morocco have won six of their last 10 games, while drawing three and losing one in this series of matches. Canada are on a fantastic streak of no less than 12 matches in a row without defeat as the home side. Morocco didn’t lose any of their previous 7 outings.
Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Canada, who scored an average of 1.6 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Morocco’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches. Morocco managed a clean sheet in three World Cup matches on the bounce.
Canada scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Morocco scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Canada have won to nil in 3 consecutive home games. Morocco have not conceded a goal in 6 consecutive games. Morocco have kept their opponents from scoring six times in their previous 10 matches. Meanwhile, Canada have been able to keep a clean sheet in three of their last 10 games.
Canada vs Morocco Stats
- In 5 of the last 6 Canada matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Canada have conceded in the last 4 matches in a row
- Canada have scored in 5 of the last 7 matches
- Canada have not won 3 of the last 4 matches
- Morocco have not lost 35 of the last 37 matches
- In 14 of the last 16 Morocco matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 4 of the last 5 Morocco matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Morocco have not conceded in the last 5 matches in a row
Canada vs Morocco Game Preview
In their last three matches, Canada won 1-2 against Japan, before losing 1-0 against Belgium and 4-1 to Croatia. Canada claimed four wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured five defeats in this run. Canada average 1.6 goals per game in their last ten matches, scoring 16 times. They conceded 13 goals or an average of 1.3 per game, performing a clean sheet three times along the way.
In their last three matches, Morocco beat Georgia 3-0, drew 0-0 with Croatia and beat Belgium by 0-2. Morocco were able to win six of their previous 10 games across all tournaments, while drawing three of the games. They suffered one defeat as well. Morocco head into their next match this coming Thursday having performed a tolerable average of 1.6 goals in ten matches. They scored a total of 16 , whilst shipping six goals against. An average of 0.6 goals against a game. They hung on to a clean sheet six times in this streak.
Tournament Overview for World Cup
It has so far been a disappointing World Cup with two defeats in the group for Canada. They know it is do or die in this third round if they wish to see the next round and even a win might not be enough to get through. Collecting four points in their first two World Cup matches, Morocco now go looking to add to their tally of points. A win sees them going through in first place.