France defeated Belgium in the FIFA World Cup 2018 semi-finals and are through to the FIFA World Cup final – standing just one step far from winning the epic trophy for the first time after 1998.
Headed by the star of the game Samuel Umtiti, the French made it to the FIFA World Cup final after beating Belgium with a 1-0 in Saint Petersburg. While this is another disappointment in Belgium’s “golden generation”, the French are heading up to take home the shiny FIFA World Cup trophy. A corner strike was again proved to be decisive in the decisive FIFA World Cup semi-final when Umtiti kicked off a goal in the sixth minute of second half. Belgium, with its pro-team including Kevin De Bruyne during Kylian Mbappe‘s kickoff, was ready to take the world by a storm on the evening, but with the French goalkeepers on the mission to impress, cornering off a goal never happened.
With the win, France booked itself a ticket to the FIFA World Cup final – marking third finale entry since 20 years and a chance to win the World Cup in 20 years. By sending the opponents home, France also broke the 24-match unbeaten run by talented Belgium team. The Les Bleus’ young talented team will now face England or Croatia at the showpiece grand finale in Luzhniki Stadium this Sunday.