It’s a match neither team wanted to play in before the semifinals, and it occurs the day before Qatar 2022’s championship game.
Who wins the bronze medal at the FIFA World Cup will be decided by the third-place match, as Belgium did in 2018 by defeating England 2-0.
The penultimate encounter of the tournament will be played at the Khalifa International Stadium, which has seen an average of four goals per game throughout the first seven games.
Here is all the information you need to know about the third-place game, including the TV channel, kickoff time, betting odds, and previous matches between the two participating countries.
Croatia vs Morocco: 2022 FIFA World Cup | Third-Place
On Saturday, December 17, at 18:00 local time, Croatia will take on Morocco.
|17th Dec||Croatia||0-0||Morocco||Khalifa International Stadium.|
Croatia Football Team –
|Goalkeeper||Dominik Livakovic, Ivo Grbic, Ivica Ivušić.|
|Defenders||Josip Stanišić, Borna Barišić, Martin Erlić, Dejan Lovren, Borna Sosa, Joško Gvardiol, Domagoj Vida, Josip Juranović, Josip Šutalo.|
|Midfielders||Lovro Majer, Mateo Kovačić, Luka Modrić, Marcelo Brozović, Nikola Vlašić, Mario Pašalić, Luka Sučić, Kristijan Jakić.|
|Forwards||Ivan Perišić, Andrej Kramarić, Marko Livaja, Bruno Petković, Ante Budimir, Mislav Oršić.|
Morocco Football Team –
|Goalkeeper||Yassine Bounou, Munir Mohamedi, Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti.|
|Defenders||Achraf Hakimi, Noussair Mazraoui, Nayef Aguerd, Nayef Aguerd, Jawad El Yamiq, Achraf Dari, Badr Benoun, Yahia Attiyat Allah.|
|Midfielders||Sofyan Amrabat, Hakim Ziyech, Azzedine Ounahi, Anass Zaroury, Ilias Chair, Zakaria Aboukhlal, Selim Amallah, Sofiane Boufal, Bilal El Khannous, Yahya Jabrane.|
|Forwards||Abderrazak Hamdallah, Abdelhamid Sabiri, Abde Ezzalzouli, Youssef En-Nesyri, Walid Cheddira.|
|Coach||Walid Regragui Rachid|