Smarting after a last-gasp defeat to Iran, Morocco will have to deal with the peerless might of Portugal, spearheaded by Cristiano Ronaldo, who will attempt to follow up his World Cup opening game heroics when the two sides meet for a Group B clash here on Wednesday.
It's great news for subscribers of the theory that for a World Cup to be successful, you need the host nation to progress.
CR7 dazzled in his first match as he bagged the hattrick to earn a point for Portugal and rewrite the history books as he became the oldest player to notch up the three goals in one match at the world's biggest showpiece at the age of 33.
"For me, the most important thing is to emphasise what the team did against one of the favourites to win this World Cup".
Spain midfielder, Isco, has claimed that he is "not going to speak to Cristiano Ronaldo again", after his Real Madrid team-mate scored a hat-trick for Portugal against them.
The original bust, sculpted by local artist Emanuel Santos, had been the subject of much mockery, something the artist said made him sad and was not easy to take.
After Portugal, Morocco will play against La Roja (Spain) on June 25.
Iran arrived in Russian Federation with the second best qualifying record in the world in the final stage of Asian play with nine victories in 10 games.
The game itself should be straightforward for Uruguay, who won their opener 1-0 against a Mohamed Salah-less Egypt, as they face a SaudiArabia team hammered 5-0 by hosts Russian Federation in the tournament's curtain-raiser.
The aircraft landed safely after what one of the Saudi players called a "simple malfunction". He spent half a decade in the Bundesliga, where he never scored double-digit goals in a single league campaign.
Earlier, Senegal secured the first win for an African nation at this tournament, benefiting from a awful error from Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to beat Poland 2-1 in Moscow.
This event was supposed to focus on the relatively sedate topic of space debris, but the freewheeling president had other ideas. In a surprise announcement today at the third meeting of the White House's newly reconvened Space Council, President Donald J.
Kansas City police have fatally shot a woman who barricaded herself in a shed for hours after she was seen outside with a sword. KSHB-TV reports the two deputies were transporting prisoners around 11:30 a.m. when they were "overcome" and were shot.
Auto industry expert Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer of the vehicle research centre called the allegations against Stadler "very serious". Investors have accused the company of informing investors too late about the probe, a view the vehicle maker has contested.
Canadian Milos Raonic was looking at the bigger picutre after a loss to Roger Federer Sunday morning in the Stutttgart Open final. I will have a quiet week before Wimbledon with not many things going on, which is great. "I'm really happy.
Meanwhile, the United States and South Korea have confirmed they have suspended planning for their next joint military drills. Those exercises usually involve troops, warplanes, ships and other military weapons from USA bases around the world.
The Boring Company released Wednesday renderings of what the underground system and rail cars would look like. The company and city officials will enter negotiations to bring the Loop transit system to Chicago .
Meghan Markle , Duchess of Sussex , joined Queen Elizabeth for her first royal engagement without her husband, Prince Harry . The Queen's broad and very youthful looking smile suggested genuine delight at having Meghan at her side though.
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Rapper XXXTentacion reportedly shot in Florida
The Broward County Sheriff later tweeted that they had responded to "an incident regarding a shooting" in Deerfield Beach . Kanye West said he was "inspired" by XXXTentacion and added "thank you for existing". "RIP X", he tweeted.
Hot and breezy for Father's Day, numerous rain chances ahead
The National Weather Service issued a " code orange " alert for air quality on Sunday for the Triad and the Charlotte metro area. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when vehicle interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
Kawhi Leonard Wants Trade From Spurs; Lakers Top His List
Part of the meeting would include discussions over the $219 million supermax extension the Spurs could offer Leonard this summer. The Heat could also include a first-round draft pick, but they sort of have their hands tied when it comes to that.