France Beat Belgium 1-0 To Book Place In World Cup Final
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France Beat Belgium 1-0 To Book Place In World Cup Final

Elaine Stenson By Elaine Stenson - July 11, 2018

France will play either England or Croatia in Sunday's World Cup final.

A second-half header from defender Samuel Umtiti handed the 1998 champions a 1-0 win over Belgium in St Petersburg last night.

A stunning showing from Kylian Mbappe and a strong defensive performance were also key, as the French secured their place in a third World Cup final in 20 years.

England have a fully fit squad to choose from ahead of tonight's semi final in Moscow.

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Croatia have a number of injury concerns following the epic battle to overcome Russia.

Kick-off at the Luzhniki Stadium is at 7.00pm.

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Elaine Stenson

Broadcast and Online Journalist with Nova.ie and Radio Nova. I spend my days bringing you all the news you need to know...

I love to travel and I've lived and worked in six countries outside Ireland!

When I'm not at work, I can be found doing yoga or frequenting the pilates studio or else just grabbing an afternoon nap - since starting the 6am news shift with Nova, I have developed an obsession with getting a good night's sleep!!

I also love to cook and as you'd expect I'm a complete news junkie at heart.

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