France vs. Belgium (2018 World Cup Semi-final)
Making their 6th appearance at the semi-final stages of the World Cup, France are aiming to go one better than they did in the European Championships in 2016 and have been in impressive form during their campaign in Russia. Les Bleus have won four of their five games, including victories over Argentina and Uruguay in the knockout stages.
Belgium’s route to the final four has been thrilling, with Roberto Martinez’s side winning all five of their games at the World Cup. Japan and Brazil have been overcome in the knockout stages and the Red Devils are now looking to reach the final for the first time in their history, having lost at the semi-final stage to eventual winners Argentina in 1986.
France XI: Hugo Lloris; Benjamin Pavard, Raphael Varane, Samuel Umtiti, Lucas Hernandez; N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba; Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, Blaise Matuidi; Olivier Giroud.
France Subs: Alphonse Areola, Steve Mandanda, Presnel Kimpembe, Corentin Tolisso, Benjamin Mendy, Steven N’Zonzi, Ousmane Dembele, Djibril Sidibe, Thomas Lemar, Adil Rami, Florian Thauvin, Nabil Fekir.
Belgium XI: Thibaut Courtois; Vincent Kompany, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen; Axel Witsel; Nacer Chadli, Mousa Dembele, Maroaune Fellaini, Kevin De Bruyne; Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard.
Belgium Subs: Koen Casteels, Simon Mignolet, Adnan Januzaj, Youri Tielemans, Thomas Vermaelen, Thorgan Hazard, Leander Dendoncker, Yannick Carrasco, Dries Mertens, Michy Batshuayi, Dedryck Boyata.
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