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France beat England, Morocco stuns Portugal! — World Cup Quarter-Finals Live Game Thread

It’s day two of the quarters.

FBL-WC-2022-TRAINING-MAR Photo by KARIM JAAFAR/AFP via Getty Images

The FIFA 2022 Men’s World Cup quarter-finals are here.

First I want to take one more moment in remembrance of Grant Wahl — by any measure a titan of American soccer journalism. His sudden passing yesterday while covering the tournament has been a shock, but the outpouring of love from those who knew or interacted with him hasn’t been surprising in the least. May we all leave such a positive impression on those around us in our lives. RIP to a real one, and two posts of his I think he’d like to be remembered by:

The last two spots in the semis will be decided today. Bayern Munich’s Noussair Mazraoui features for Morocco against a high-powered Portugal attack, while Tottenham’s Harry Kane takes on Kylian Mbappé’s France (Dayot Upamecano, Kingsley Coman, and Benjamin Pavard among the Bayern contingent there).

Dec 10: Quarter-finals

  • Morocco vs Portugal | 10AM EST
  • England vs France | 2PM EST

TV/Streaming: Peacock Premium (USA, en español); BBC/ITV (UK); Find Your Country

If you’d like to check back on our pre-tournament predictions and have a laugh about how badly we got it wrong, we’ve got you covered:

Groups A & B | Groups C & D | Groups E & F | Groups G & H

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