An exciting battle between two highly touted European teams set to entertain football fans in World Cup 2018 semifinal stage as France facing up against Belgium.
Both teams have shown exciting performances throughout the tournament, notably during the knock out stages, where Les Blues looking better in each game, while Red Devils somewhat consistent up til the quarter final round.
It’s been while since France won their first ever world back, which was back in 1998, and this current generation believes that they can emulate that success 20 years later.
Les Blues head coach, Didier Deshcamps won’t be having much problems in picking up his best eleven since there’s no suspension issues troubling his side.
Not only that, Deschamps can even count on Blaise Matuidi again for the upcoming semifinal tie as he has been cleared for playing after serving his suspension in previous match.
Belgium themselves are also enjoying their best World Cup performance since 1986, but Roberto Martinez’s men certainly keen on doing more as they do have a shot to even win the tournament for the first time in their history.
Red Devils certainly determined to prove that their golden generation title is more than just a nick name and defeating France before eventually grab their hands on the World Cup trophy, will surely be the best way to do it.
It will be an interesting and intriguing battle, in which both teams’ defense will certainly face stern test knowing the amount of talents that each sides’ possess up front.
Probable starting line up:
France: Hugo Lloris(g); Lucas Hernandez, Samuel Umtiti, Raphael Varane, Benjamin Pavard; Ngolo Kante, Paul Pogba; Blaise Matuidi, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe; Olivier Giroud.
Belgium: Thibaut Courtois(g); Jan Vertonghen, Vincent Kompany, Thomas Vermaelen, Toby Alderweireld; Yannick Carrasco, Axel Witsel, Kevin De Bruyne, Nacer Chadli; Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku.