The Samba Boys of Brazil make their first post-World Cup appearance on March 25 as they travel to Morocco for an international friendly contest.
Interim head coach Ramon Menezes will take charge of his first game, following the departure of Tite, with speculation ongoing over who will take the job permanently.
As for the hosts, Walid Regragui’s side will be buoyant following their run to the semifinals of Qatar 2022, as they prepare for more African Cup of Nations qualifiers later this year.
Here’s all the key information on the match including kickoff time, live streaming and TV channels, lineups and betting odds.
What time is Morocco vs Brazil kick off?
This international friendly match kicks off at the Grand Stade de Tanger on Saturday, March 25 at 10 p.m. local time.
Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:
|USA||Sat, Mar. 25||18:00 ET|
|Canada||Sat, Mar. 25||18:00 ET|
|UK||Sat, Mar. 25||22:00 GMT|
|Australia||Sun, Mar. 26||09:00 AEDT|
|India||Sun, Mar. 26||03:30 IST|
|Hong Kong||Sun, Mar. 26||06:00 HKT|
|Malaysia||Sun, Mar. 26||06:00 MYT|
|Singapore||Sun, Mar. 26||06:00 SGT|
|New Zealand||Sun, Mar. 26||11:00 NZDT|
Morocco vs Brazil live stream, TV channel
This fixture is subject to limited international broadcast output with Canal GB covering the match for worldwide audiences on their YouTube channel, presented by Galvao Bueno.
Band Sports is also carrying the match in Brazil with viewers required to register an account, if they are not already subscribed, to access the match.
Viaplay are providing live access in eight European countries, including Denmark, Norway and Sweden, with Moroccan broadcaster Arryadia on duty for the hosts.
Morocco vs Brazil projected lineups
Regragui has called up the majority of his World Cup stars with Yassine Bounou, Achraf Hakimi, Hakim Ziyech and Youssef En-Nesyri all set to feature in Tangiers.
Morocco starting XI (4-3-3): Bounou (GK) — Hakimi, Aguerd, Yamiq, Mazraoui — Ounahi, Amrabat, Louza — Ziyech, En-Nesyri, Boufal
Menezes is likely to keep faith with most of Tite’s key players, but he is without captain Neymar through injury, with Liverpool trio Alisson, Fabinho and Roberto Firmino not selected.
Brazil starting XI (4-2-3-1): Ederson (GK) — Emerson, Militao, Bremer, Lodi — Casemiro, Paqueta — Antony, Santos, Vinicius Jr — Rodrygo
Morocco vs Brazil prediction, odds
It will certainly be a feel good atmosphere in Morocco as the home fans welcome their World Cup heroes back to action. But Brazil, despite missing Neymar, still have plenty of superstars in their ranks to get the victory.
Prediction: Brazil to win 3-1
|Over/Under 2.5 goals||1/1, 8/11||1.98 / 1.77||1.92, 1.78||-108, -130|
|Both teams to score Y/N||10/11, 4/5||1.91 / 1.80||1.92, 1.78||—|
Published at Sat, 25 Mar 2023 07:00:04 +0000