Morocco survived a courageous Canada comeback to win 2-1 and advance to the knockout phase as Group F winners.
Hakim Ziyech and Youssef En Nesyri had the Atlas Lions 2-0 up inside 25 minutes, but an Nayef Aguerd own-goal swung momentum in the Canucks’ favour.
Atiba Hutchinson hit the bar in the second half, with the ball bouncing down on the line and back out, and Morocco held on for the three points.
Morocco will now face the runners-up in Group E, which contains Costa Rica, Germany, Japan and Spain, in the last 16.
Canada will go home having lost all three matches, but having given their opponents trouble in each of them.
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