Morocco’s tactical masterplan ignites unlikely World Cup runDecember 11, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Morocco goalkeeper Yassine Bounou leant back in his chair, shook his head and said: “Pinch me, I’m dreaming.”
Yes, Morocco really is in the World Cup semifinals.
Morocco reaches World Cup semifinals, tops Portugal, RonaldoDecember 10, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Africa finally has a team in the World Cup semifinals, and so does the Arab world.
Twilight for Busquets, last of Spain’s champs at World CupDecember 6, 2022 GMT
AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Sergio Busquets stood in the center circle, hands on hips, a blank look on his face.
He reached soccer’s top step with Spain and now had been stung by La Roja’s third straight elimination from a major tournament on penalty kicks, this time 3-0 to Morocco after a 0-0 draw Tuesday in the round of 16 of the World Cup.
World Cup Viewer’s Guide: 2 quarterfinals places leftDecember 6, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The final day of the round of 16 concludes Tuesday at the World Cup when Morocco faces Spain, and Portugal goes head-to-head with Switzerland for the final two spots in the quarterfinals.
Where’d he go? Morocco goalie disappears at World Cup gameNovember 27, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Morocco goalkeeper Yassine Bounou mysteriously disappeared before kickoff of his team's shocking 2-0 World Cup win over Belgium on Sunday.
Bounou lined up with the Morocco team for the national anthems and then went to speak to coach Walid Regragui, who embraced him and turned to speak to his reserve keeper.
Barça newcomers lead 3-0 win at Sevilla, Madrid beats BetisSeptember 3, 2022 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Jules Koundé showed why Barcelona mortgaged part of its future for them by producing goals in a commanding 3-0 win at Sevilla in the Spanish league on Saturday.
Osasuna beats Sevilla 2-1 in Spanish league openerAugust 12, 2022 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish season kicked off Friday with Osasuna beating Sevilla 2-1 at home in an opener that was decided by a borderline penalty similar to the type that Spain's referees had pledged to eliminate.
Sevilla stumbles again on the road after 0-0 draw at AlavésMarch 4, 2022 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sevilla slipped again in its chase of Spanish league leader Real Madrid after being held to a scoreless draw at struggling Alavés on Friday.
Madrid can open up an eight-point gap over second-placed Sevilla on Saturday if it beats Real Sociedad at home.
Lille, Sevilla still winless after Champions League 0-0 drawOctober 20, 2021 GMT
LILLE, France (AP) — Sevilla had the best chances to win in a tight and often dull game as it drew 0-0 at Lille in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Sevilla winger Lucas Ocampos went close with a curling shot saved late in the first half and a bicycle kick wide of the post in the second half.