Live Commentary: France vs Belgium


Good evening and welcome to Nigerianeye’s live text coverage of the World Cup semi-final between France and Belgium at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg.

France come into this match looking to reach a third World Cup final in the past 20 years following victories over Argentina and Uruguay in the knockout stages so far.

Belgium, meanwhile, are bidding to reach the final for the first time in their history and are already guaranteed at least their joint-best ever finish having won every match in Russia so far.

Make sure you don’t miss a moment of the action courtesy of our minute-by-minute coverage below.


FRANCE: Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, L Hernandez; Pogba, Kante, Matuidi; Mbappe, Giroud, Griezmann

BELGIUM: Courtois; Alderweireld, Kompany, Vertonghen; Chadli, Witsel, Fellaini, Dembele; De Bruyne, Lukaku, E Hazard


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