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Didier Deschamps credits French character for FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal win over Belgium

Didier Deschamps credits French character for FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal win over Belgium

Samuel Umtiti’s 51st-minute header at St Petersburg Stadium sent the French into the final, where they will be seeking their second win since 1998 - when Deschamps captained them on home soil.

Jul 11, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
France end Belgium's FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign to book a place in final

France end Belgium's FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign to book a place in final

In an enthralling tactical match, it was once again a set-piece that proved decisive with Umtiti’s near-post header from an Antoine Griezmann corner settling matters.

Jul 11, 2018, 01:46 AM IST
Croatia were underrated for years, now is their time to shine: Dalic

Croatia were underrated for years, now is their time to shine: Dalic

Dalic has managed to get the best out of his players so far as they cruised through the group stage with three wins out of three games, including a win over Argentina. 

Jul 11, 2018, 00:52 AM IST
For 20 years, football wasn't coming home for England boss Southgate

For 20 years, football wasn't coming home for England boss Southgate

"Three Lions" became an instant hit and was belted out in pubs, night clubs, on the streets and in football stadiums throughout the tournament as an England team featuring center back Southgate

Jul 11, 2018, 00:35 AM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal: France vs Belgium - As it happened

FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal: France vs Belgium - As it happened

Belgium showed a lot of heart and played an aggressive brand of football in the first semi-final of the FIFA World Cup 2018. In the end, it was a 51st minute goal that propelled the French into the

Jul 10, 2018, 23:12 PM IST
Arsenal sign Uruguay midfielder Torreira from Sampdoria

Arsenal sign Uruguay midfielder Torreira from Sampdoria

Arsenal did not provide financial details of the deal but it was reported last month that the fee agreed would be around 30 million euros. ($35.13 million)

Jul 10, 2018, 22:16 PM IST
France vs Belgium FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinals live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

France vs Belgium FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinals live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

France and Belgium will face each other at St. Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday.

Jul 10, 2018, 21:54 PM IST
England LMA chief hails Germans for retaining Loew

England LMA chief hails Germans for retaining Loew

Richard Bevan praised the Germany team for keeping faith in their coach even despite their exit from the World Cup.

Jul 10, 2018, 21:19 PM IST
English fans dash to Russia for historical World Cup semi-final

English fans dash to Russia for historical World Cup semi-final

Saturday`s 2-0 victory over Sweden took manager Gareth Southgate`s team into a World Cup semi-final for the first time in 28 years.  

Jul 10, 2018, 20:27 PM IST
Disappointed fans join Moscow ticket scalpers as World Cup final nears

Disappointed fans join Moscow ticket scalpers as World Cup final nears

People re-selling their tickets were hoping that their team would make further that ahead in the tournament.

Jul 10, 2018, 20:26 PM IST
FIFA World Cup: Croatia vs England head to head battles

FIFA World Cup: Croatia vs England head to head battles

England qualified for the semi-final for the first time since 1990 while Croatia, on the other hand, appear in their second-ever World Cup last four game.    

Jul 10, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
England fans don waistcoats ahead of semi-final against Croatia

England fans don waistcoats ahead of semi-final against Croatia

Ahead of the England and Croatia semi-final match on Wednesday, England fans are ready to support their team by paying tribute to coach Gareth Southgate.

Jul 10, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
Croatia vs England semi-final history factbox

Croatia vs England semi-final history factbox

A brief history of previous World Cup semi-final appearances by England and Croatia, ahead of their last four match at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium.

Jul 10, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule of match on July 10: France vs Belgium semifinal

FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule of match on July 10: France vs Belgium semifinal

The two sides have played against each other 73 times with Belgium winning 30 matches, France 24 and 19 ending in a draw.

Jul 10, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
FIFA World Cup semifinal Belgium Vs France: Rivalry simmers between nations

FIFA World Cup semifinal Belgium Vs France: Rivalry simmers between nations

It’s a showdown between “Asterix” and “Tintin”. Les Bleus (The Blues) versus Les Diables Rouges (The Red Devils). France against Belgium. The World Cup equivalent of a local derby, with a heavy dose

Jul 10, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
 Furious Ukraine fans flood FIFA Facebook page with 'Glory to Ukraine' post after Croatia fine

Furious Ukraine fans flood FIFA Facebook page with 'Glory to Ukraine' post after Croatia fine

FIFA hit Ognjen Vukojevic with a 15,000 Swiss franc ($15,000) fine and a warning after he and Croatian defender Domagoj Vida said “Glory to Ukraine” in a video posted after Croatia beat Russia in a

Jul 10, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
Gareth Southgate to stick with England's winning formula for FIFA World Cup semifinal

Gareth Southgate to stick with England's winning formula for FIFA World Cup semifinal

England manager Gareth Southgate says he is not about to change his team’s approach for Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final against Croatia, saying he wants the “same again” from his young side.

Jul 10, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: From caviar to veal tongue, fans get true taste of Russia

FIFA World Cup 2018: From caviar to veal tongue, fans get true taste of Russia

Many soccer fans knew little or nothing about Russian cuisine before the World Cup, but have tucked into local gastronomy with relish, trying everything from luxurious caviar to staples like veal

Jul 10, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
FIFA ambassador Victoria Lopyreva asks England fans to come to Russia

FIFA ambassador Victoria Lopyreva asks England fans to come to Russia

“Soccer is separate from politics because people who work in politics should concentrate on politics, and people who work in soccer should concentrate on soccer,” Lopyreva, briefly married to Russia

Jul 10, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Uruguayan Andres Cunha to referee France Vs Belgium FIFA World Cup semi-final

Uruguayan Andres Cunha to referee France Vs Belgium FIFA World Cup semi-final

Uruguayan Andres Cunha will referee the World Cup semi-final between France and Belgium at the St Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday evening, FIFA said on Monday.

Jul 10, 2018, 14:31 PM IST