In the round of 16, Spain will face a surprise team, Morocco. Game on live ticker:
Spain surprisingly go with the right back Marcos Laurent Ins World Cup Round of 16 vs Morocco. The 27-year-old from Atletico Madrid is in the starting line-up of the coach’s side. Luis Enrique for Tuesday’s game (4 pm / ARD, MagentaTV). Cesar Azpilicueta was recently injured in the 2-1 draw with Japan. Dani Carvajal was not impressed in the previous match against Germany. The two are only on the bench at the Education City Stadium.
The game on our live ticker:
As expected, veteran Jordi Alba returns to the left-back position in place of his Barcelona club-mate Alejandro Balde. At the start of the tournament, Dani Olmo from RB Leipzig, Marco Asensio from Real Madrid and Ferran Torres from FC Barcelona will play in attack.
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Morocco looks set to play with one change in the win over Canada: Selim Amalla from Standard Liege starts in midfield for Genoa professional Abdelhamid Sabiri. Ex-Dortmund Achraf Hakimi covers the defensive side on the right as usual. (DPA)
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