BREAKING: Resilient France bend Belgium, fire into 2018 W/Cup final in Moscow

By Editor on 10/07/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 344


France have qualified for the FIFA World Cup final in Russia after beating Belgium 1-0 in the Semi-final on Tuesday.

Defender Samuel Umtiti scored the winning goal for the 1998 champions in the second half with a towering header from Antoine Griezmann’s corner.

Didier Deschamps’ side were on the back foot for large periods of the game, but emerged victorious to reach their third final, having been beaten by Italy on penalties in 2006.

BBC reports that Belgium came through the quarter-finals by impressively beating Brazil, but they were unable to find the equaliser, as Axel Witsel’s powerful, long-range drive was pushed away by Hugo Lloris, who also brilliantly kept out Toby Alderweireld’s turn and shot.

England play Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow in the second semi-final on Wednesday (kick-off 19:00 BST) and the final takes places at the same venue on Sunday.

 

Posted on July, 10 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Why Nigerian Army fired 200 Soldiers

Credible 2019 polls? Flush out Yakubu, Zakari from...

April Poll: Ayogu loses bid to unseat Ugwuanyi...

Glory, as Ijaw National Academy student shines, claims...

Me, abandon APC? Impossible – Tinubu *I won’t...

BREAKING: Gunmen unleash mayhem in Zamfara communities, kill...

FIFA names ex-Nigerian Chief Judge Ethics committee

More trouble for Emir Sanusi as Kano state...

PDP to Fayemi: Obasanjo has confirmed you stole...
Latest News Yes, feeding El-Zakzaky gulps N3.5million monthly – el-Rufai BREAKING: Khashoggi’s murders to be beheaded – Saudi gvt *Insists monarchy not involved Canadian Sisters, deported for preying on Otedola, reveal secrets of billionaire-only-dating Sylva must atone for his sins in Bayelsa - gvt *Says, ex-gov left with APC carcass One year after: My N25million is gone, I have only N75million left – Efe, BBNaija star winner What S-East did, other zones will do for Atiku, PDP enthuses *Nigerians have rejected Buhari BREAKING: Buhari’s anti-corruption finished if Oshiohmole is not jailed – Saraki INCREDIBLE: They told me I’d be rich, says man, 19, caught with fresh human parts You'll meet me in court, Oshiohmole threatens Saraki Buhari: Nigeria’s unity still troubled, but I’m committed to seal the crack

 

Most Read BREAKING: Atiku defects to APGA *Picks ticket for 2019 presidency *Runs with Soludo (55,323 views) BREAKING: Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar clinch final Ballon d'Or shortlist, Suarez snubbed (37,560 views) You must release Kanu, give us justice or we keep bombing – Gen. Ben (25,261 views) Seven 'killer' SARS officers arrested in Anambra for murder (22,817 views) I must redeem Ndigbo or die trying – Nwodo *We're quite uncomfortable in Nigeria (21,453 views) Biafra: I’ll lead negotiation with agitators – Okorie *Warns against force (14,502 views) Okorie to Buhari: Your gvt can’t be killing Ndigbo and offering B’Haram amnesty (13,949 views) BREAKING: Again DSS shuns court order, hedges on Kanu's release (12,932 views) BREAKING: Upset, as Ugwuanyi appoints Queen of 419 into cabinet (12,897 views) Catholic bishops to Mbaka: Your prophesies could be brain wave (11,507 views)

 

News Appointments (190) Business (291) Crime (814) Economy (506) Education (187) Entertainment (134) Fashion and Style (25) General (334) Health (375) Inside Africa (262) Interviews (16) National (897) Politics (2769) Press Releases (3) Religion (158) Security (1328) Sports (2251) Technology (25) World News (476)

 

CBN banner advert

Chelsea Outdoor

Veleta banner

FRSC Officials vs Woman Driver on highway

 

 

Newsletters Subscribe to Whirl Wind News newsletters today and get breaking news and updates delivered to your mailbox!

Sign up

 

Advertisement