Time to Analyze World semi-final has gone quickly, and now everyone is going to be glue on their tv this weekend. Watching the World Cup on a Sunday is just perfect. We are going to analyze World Cup semi-finals for both matches where they were won and where they were lost.
The first African team to go to the World Cup semifinals did not flinch in the face of early setbacks, including the injury to crucial defender Nayef Aguerd. After he was selected for the starting lineup and trailing to Theo Hernandez's hurried fifth-minute goal.
Despite the effort and energy of Morocco, France was more effective, and a late goal from Kylian Mbappe secured their victory. Next up of the defending champions is Argentina and Lionel Messi at Lusail Stadium on Sunday. Prior to halftime, Morocco also lost the obviously ineffective Romain Saiss to injury, but encouraged by their ardent fans, they nearly tied the game.
On the other hand Argentina, led by Lionel Messi, got the chance to exact revenge on Croatia for their loss in the 2014 World Cup after Argentina easily defeated Croatia in this year's competition's semifinal in Qatar. Argentina felt more comfortable in the encounter as the first half went on, despite the fact that they played the game slowly at early. Julián Lvarez, a Manchester City attacker, posed numerous difficulties for Croatia.
Analyze World Cup: France Vs Morocco
We are going to compile a few semi-final World Cup analyze of both matches where the the game was won. Towards the end where on which nation is going to win the ultimate price.
Analyze: France Showed Their Experience
Following Brazil's victories in 1958 and 1962, France needed to maintain their composure to remain on track to become the first nation to retain the World Cup for 60 years.
While it was not a classic performance, France stayed organized and completed the task to set up a final between two titans to end this Qatar World Cup. They faced a wall of sound from Morocco's crowd, with ear-splitting whistles every time they gained possession.
Dayot Upamecano, who was replaced by Konate because he wasn't match-ready, embodied French tenacity, and coach Deschamps will struggle to make a change in that important defensive position on Sunday.
Analyze: Morocco Deserve To Be Here
When Morocco's players and coaching staff turned to accept the praise after the final whistle, their fans, who have been a great feature of this World Cup, gave them a roaring and extended ovation.
And after yet another display of talent and spirit that demonstrated why they have been such a beautiful surprise package at this World Cup, it was entirely deserved.
Walid Regragui, the coach of Morocco, may have felt that the team's fortunes were against them after losing key players prior to and soon after kickoff and falling behind.
Morocco increased their efforts after seeing the great Sofyan Amrabat and were just about to achieve parity when El Yamiq's effort was encouraged.
Analyze World Cup: Argentina vs Croatia
Well a revenge match for Argentina as in 2018 World Cup, they were beaten by 3-0 to Croatia. Fast-forward 4 years and now the score are reverse with Lionel Messi saving Argentina once again, going to the final of World Cup 2022.
Let's dig in and analyze where the game was won and lose between Argentina vs Croatia
Analyze: Argentina Good in Possession
Initially forming a 4-4-2 shape, Argentina switched to a central midfield three with right midfielder Rodrigo de Paul, Leandro Paredes, and Enzo Fernández as the other number 8s. The three of them controlled most of Argentina's build-up and protected the area in front of the center-backs. The team's breadth was provided by both fullbacks, and left-sided midfielder Alexis Mac Allister came inside to replace Lionel Messi as a second number 10.
Argentina gained the lead thanks to a precise pass behind that found lvarez, who was fouled and scored from the penalty spot thanks to Messi. Then, as Argentina launched a corner-based counterattack, lvarez extended their lead. They didn't even need to dismantle Croatia's low block on this particular occasion.
Analyze: Croatia Midfielders Too Deep
Zlatko Dalic set up Croatia in a 4-3-3 formation, with the center forward, Andrej Kramari, sliding deep towards the middle of the field. In order to make the most of their numerical advantage over Argentina's midfield two, Croatia made the most of this and controlled the opening exchanges. This gave number 8s Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic someone to find further up the pitch in a central position. Ivan Perisic and Mario Pasalic, Croatia's wings, suddenly became the team's highest attackers as both fullbacks maneuvered around the perimeter.
However with Argentina great defense of pinging back Croatia inverted full-backs, they could find the decisive pass to attack. Argentina came out fighting to to send themself to the World Cup Finals once more time after 8 years.
World Cup Final Analyze
The time is about to arrive soon, to watch the World Cup final in the bar, at home, or on the laptop with your mates. This Sunday is going to be a very big day for big-game players in football. Even for players not playing in the World Cup, would it affect their legacy or not.
The aging legend vs. the young superstar— The Athletic (@TheAthletic) December 14, 2022
South America vs. Europe
Argentina vs. France
Lionel Messi vs. Kylian Mbappe
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What we know is that the World Cup final is set to be Mbappe vs Messi. Is Messi finally going to bring Argentina the World Cup and maybe cement himself to the greatest of all time. Or is Mbappe going to bring France back-to-back World Cup since Brazil did it in the 1980s.
For what we know and can analyze the game is going to be won in midfield. Whichever nation can control the midfield first, and have possession of the ball will win the game. As both team are strong in defense and in attack. In midfield is where both teams will have to dig deep and control the ball. France are getting Raboit back from injury which is good news for them.
We do not know the final verdict for the World Cup 2022. But what we know is that we are going to see Luka Modric Croatia one more time playing at the biggest stage at the age of 37. Against the team of the World Cup Morocco, which won hearts of the Arab world, Africa as a whole continent, and of course football fans as well.
This weekend is going to be fantastic, and this is why we love football.