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France Advances to 2018 World Cup Final with 1-0 Win Over Belgium

Samuel Umtiti's goal in the 51st minute was all the scoring France needed to defeat Belgium and advance to the final of the 2018 World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia. 

Umtiti's corner kick on a header capped a sterling defensive effort by the Frenchmen in St. Petersburg Stadium, highlighted by goalkeeper Hugo Loris, who made two crucial stops against the Belgians, making a diving, fingertip block of Toby Alderweireld's shot midway through the first half, then stopping Alex Witsel's kick late in the game to secure the victory.

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Published By: Africa.. - Wednesday, 11 July

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