Spain v Morocco, 25 June 2018

Score2-2
RefereeRavshan Irmatov
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group B
VenueKaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad
Attendance33,973
Kick-off: 8.00pm Spain v Morocco was Match 36 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Refereeing team: Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan) Assistant Referee 1: Abduxamidullo Rasulov (Uzbekistan) Assistant Referee 2: Jakhongir Saidov (Uzbekistan) Fourth Official: Mohammed Abdulla (United Arab Emirates) Reserve AR: Mohammed Al-Hammadi (United Arab Emirates) VAR: Felix Zwayer (Germany) Due to Portugal being held by Iran in the other final group game, Spain finished top of Group B. Spain were now unbeaten in their last 23 games; the longest current such run in international football. Spain had now conceded 12 goals in their last six World Cup finals games; as many as in their previous 18 games combined. In this game, Sergio Ramos made his 16th appearance for Spain at the World Cup finals to break Xavi's record as their most capped outfielder in the competition's history. Morocco had now won one of their last ten games at the World Cup finals (lost seven). Morocco became the first nation to be shown four yellow cards in the first-half of a World Cup finals game since they were shown five against Netherlands in 1994.

2  Spain

Manager: Fernando Hierro

2  Morocco

Manager: Hervé Renard

Goals:

Isco 19 G
Iago Aspas 90 G

Goals:

Khalid Boutaïb 14 G
Youssef En Nesyri 81 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David De Gea
Defender Dani Carvajal
Defender Gerard Piqué
Defender Sergio Ramos (captain)
Defender/Midfielder Jordi Alba
Midfielder David Silva
Midfielder Andres Iniesta
Midfielder Sergio Busquets
Midfielder Thiago Alcántara
Midfielder/Forward Isco
Forward Diego Costa

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Monir El Kajoui
Defender Manuel Da Costa
Defender Achraf Hakimi
Defender/Midfielder Romain Saïss
Midfielder Younès Belhanda
Midfielder Nabil Dirar
Midfielder Karim El Ahmadi
Midfielder Hakim Ziyech
Midfielder/Forward Nordin Amrabat
Midfielder/Forward Moubarak Boussoufa (captain)
Forward Khalid Boutaïb

Substitutions:

Marco Asensio for Thiago Alcántara 74
Iago Aspas for Diego Costa 74
Rodrigo for David Silva 81

Substitutions:

Fayçal Fajr for Younès Belhanda 63
Youssef En Nesyri for Khalid Boutaïb 72
Aziz Bouhaddouz for Hakim Ziyech 85

Cards:

Cards:

Karim El Ahmadi 21 Y
Nordin Amrabat 29 Y
Moubarak Boussoufa 31 Y
Manuel Da Costa 31 Y
Monir El Kajoui 89 Y
Achraf Hakimi 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga
Goalkeeper Pepe Reina
Defender Nacho Monreal
Defender Nacho
Defender/Midfielder César Azpilicueta
Defender/Midfielder Odriozola
Defender/Midfielder Saúl Ñiguez
Midfielder Marco Asensio
Midfielder Koke
Midfielder Lucas Vázquez
Forward Iago Aspas
Forward Rodrigo

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Yassine Bounou
Defender Medhi Benatia
Defender Hamza Mendyl
Midfielder Sofyan Amrabat
Midfielder Medhi Carcela
Midfielder Fayçal Fajr
Midfielder Amine Harit
Midfielder/Forward Youssef En Nesyri
Forward Aziz Bouhaddouz
Forward Ayoub El Kaabi