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Samuel Umtiti clinched a 1-0 win over Belgium - and earned the approval of watching French President Emmanuel Macron in the VIP seats at St. Petersburg Stadium - by scoring on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute on Tuesday.

Giroud the weakest point for France, Mbappe's pace will scare the daylights out of most defences - not sure how Maguire and Stones would cope with him running at them. We could easily have come to this stage and frozen.

Les Bleus are headed to the World Cup final.

"Gutted to lose in the semi-finals".

Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba and France are about to get that chance.

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo confirmed the move after France's victory against Belgium on Tuesday night.

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Gobert will now have to wait for the result of the other semifinals match between England and Croatia this coming Wednesday to ascertain which team France will meet in the World Cup Finals.

Martinez, who has signed a new contract with the Belgian federation, has backed his team to bounce back from the semi-final loss to France and put up a strong performance in the third place play-off match on Saturday.

Deschamps, who is aiming to join Germany's Franz Beckenbauer and Brazil's Mario Zagallo as the only men to have won the World Cup as both a player and a manager, added: "We had to take advantage a bit more in the counter attacks. but congratulations to my players and my staff".

Elite foreign divers and Thai Navy SEALs extracted the final batch of four boys, plus the 25-year-old coach, via a treacherous escape route that required them to squeeze through narrow, water-filled tunnels in darkness.

They will contest Sunday's World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow against the victor of Croatia-England.

"You will never control him the whole game but, obviously, France are a very good team".

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