France, Belgium Clash In Mouth-Watering Semi-Final Matchup

Eden is more of a Hazard than Mbappe

A roster with most of its key players still under 25 meant that there was time to fulfill their potential.

The star man for the French so far has been PSG star Kylian Mbappe. All you need to do is find your local Fox station to watch the France vs. Belgium game for free in English, or find Telemundo to watch and listen to the match in Spanish (complete with the "Gooooooooooaal!" call every time someone scores).

"Vive la France! Vive la Republique!" France forward Antoine Griezmann shouted during postgame celebrations. Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne have been Belgium's attacking fulcrums at this World Cup in Russian Federation, but Kante's familiarity with all of those threats is what tilts the balance of the semi-final towards France. "France are used to these big games but we coped with that side really well".

"You have to accept it, congratulate France and wish them well for the final".

They certainly hope to keep the party going on Sunday in the final in Moscow.

France - with an average age of 26 - will face either Croatia or England, who play Wednesday at the Luzhniki Stadium in the Russian capital, and has a shot at redemption after losing its last two major finals - at the 2006 World Cup when Zinedine Zidane was sent off for a nasty head-butt and the 2016 European Championship on home soil.

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This fixture is one of the matches that could easily have been the "Final" of this 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. It is a tactic that has become a hallmark of both Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur over the last two years. Henry's old worldwide colleague Didier Deschamps has not won over everybody in his time as France coach, as he continues to favour a cautious approach despite being able to call on some of the finest attacking talents in world football. With the array of talent on display in Didier Deschamps' team, expectations had been high that France would arrive in Russian Federation and treat us to a display of dazzling Francophone soccer, courtesy of decorated stars like Griezmann, Pogba, Giroud, and Mbappe'. Even though France has a young team, they also have a very experienced player on the team, the goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris.

With World Cup superpowers Belgium and France set to square off in the semifinals, fans of the two countries have been engaging in a war of words.

King Philippe of Belgium, President of France, Emmanuel Macron, and Belgium Foreign Minister, Didier Reyndersall, were in attendance and enjoying each other's company up in the VIP box.

After the match, Belgium boss Roberto Martinez said his team wanted to win the third-place play-off to finish the tournament "on a real high". Leading the scoring in this tournament with 14 goals, many thought this could be their year.

Of the 73 meetings between the teams, Belgium have won 30 and France 24, with 19 draws between them, although if Belgium are to reach their first World Cup final they will have to do so by beating France at the tournament for the first time. Mbappe has Algerian-Cameroonian roots. The lineups are out and the 22 players will take the field shortly in St. Petersburg.

Belgium wing-back Thomas Meunier is suspended so will miss the match in St Petersburg.

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