Umtiti Scores as France Beats Belgium 1-0 to Book World Cup Final Spot

 

 

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FRANCE clinched a spot in Sunday’s World Cup finals showdown after a 1-0 victory over Belgium in Tuesday’s semifinal…..

 

Samuel Umtiti send an impressive header past goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in the 51st minute, giving Les Bleus an advantage that it would never relinquish.

At no point in the tournament has the team looked in genuine danger, and never really moved into top gear, either.

Samuel Umtiti send an impressive header past goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in the 51st minute, giving France an advantage that it would never relinquish.

Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku couldn’t get anything going up front, Kevin De Bruyne had a rare off day, bringing the team’s enjoyable and entertaining run to an unsatisfying close.

The French will try to add a second title to the World Cup it won on home soil in 1998 when they meet the winners of Wednesday second semi finals between England and Croatia On Sunday.

 

 

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