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    it was a cool evening in St Petersburg where France take on Belgium in the semi final of the Fifa world cup Russia 2018

     As It was expected to be a foal galore by majority of the sport lovers due to the style of play from both team

    In the early stage of the game , Belgium controls the tempo and start to create some real chance when Kevin DeBruyne whip a delightful cross which Maroune fellaini fail to make contact

     It was in the quater of an hour when fined Eden hazard in their opponent area but he drags a low shot across the face of the goal.

    France first chance came in the 17 minute when Blaise Matuidi fired a sting effort the sting the glove Curtois but Belgium replied when Eden hazard unleashed a fantastic shot that was turn in as an own goal by Raphael varane

     France started to enjoy the spell of the game when Giroud and griezman combined well before the latter lashes a shot from distance over the top of the goal

    France then get a glorious opportunity when mbappe flicked a pass through for parvard who tries to tick inside the far post

     In the 45 minutes Belgium nearly took the lead through Romelu Lukaku when Kevin DeBruyne put through another dangerous cross but the ball hit the striker and race out of danger

    France took the lead in the 51 minutes through Samuel umtiti when Griezman connear was headed home

     Kevin DeBruyne wasted a glorious opportunity when the ball drop to him inside their opponent box but he fail to connect with his first time attempt

     Belgium then went on to enjoy a better spell in the second half  trying to get Back into the game but were punished by a no nonsense French defender who was at their best through out the game

    France are now the only team that remain unbeaten in this tournament

    Lukaku rarely make an impact in the game, having gone 3 games without finding the back of the net

     France win a spot in the final will face the winner in the match between England and Croatia

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