France beat Belgium 1-0 to reach final

Who will come out on top?

His goal against Argentina, in the 4-3 win that marked the moment France truly arrived at World Cup 2018, is one of the strongest contenders in an exceptional "Goal of the Tournament" field and he has a notable record to try and maintain.

Rock superstar Jagger seemed to not be getting much satisfaction when the camera panned into the stands at St. Petersburg Stadium, located on the city's Krestovsky Island, tucked away under a dark cap. Andres Cunha (Uruguay) will be the referee.

Belgium reached the quarterfinals at the 2014 World Cup and the European Championship in 2016 but has yet to fulfil its lofty expectations.

Les Bleus coach Didier Deschamps does not have many injury concerns apart from Djibril Sidibe.

The base of midfield will see N'Golo Kante with Paul Pogba in a box-to-box role while Blaise Matuidi comes in for Corentin Tolisso who started the last game. Yes, in the game against Japan, he had to throw on his more aerial players in a bid to secure that sensational comeback victory but he outdid Brazil with a tactical masterclass where his team attacked the five-time champions at will.

However, Umtiti popped up with the game's telling moment early in the second half, nodding the ball home to score his third global goal.

Giroud said Henry could coach France in the future and that working with Belgium would help the 40-year-old gain experience in his new career as a coach.

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Because of his quick feet, change of direction and exquisite close control, he is hard to tackle and this often draws a foul. France have the personnel to take this game wide open, especially with Belgium being sloppy on the defensive end at times .

France will be at full strength ahead of this game. His run down the left ended with a risky cross to the near post, which Samuel Umtiti was forced to put out for a corner-and very almost steered into his own net. They know how to attack well.

France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was back to his best in the World Cup quarter-finals, and he's going to need to be just as good when his team takes on Belgium in the semi-finals on Tuesday. Roberto Martinez's men arrive to the semifinals with a lot of momentum their way heading into this match, but France is not going to be an easy opponent. Will Belgium be up to the challenge? The PSG right-back received his second yellow card against Brazil. In his place expect Nacer Chadli or Yannick Carrasco in the midfield.

Friends and foes at the same time? The Rolling Stones frontman is a big soccer fan, having attended the World Cup final in Brazil in 2014 as well as many England games.

Deadly duo: Kylian Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann have scored six of France's nine goals between them.

Three of the last four meetings between the sides have produced under 2.5 goals in total.

Both sides know what is like to turn results around during the current World Cup campaign.

Though a very different player from the elegant Frenchman, the powerfully built Lukaku showed a touch of Henry in his intelligent dummy that allowed the ball to run through to Nacer Chadli to score Belgium's victor in the thrilling come-from-behind 3-2 win over Japan in the last 16. Both matches happened during the Round of 16. 'We will have to play in a very structured way, give them as little space as possible'.

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