Today, July 10, at the world championship-2018 on football will start the semi-finals. Everything starts with the confrontation between France and Belgium, and we passed a couple of match in St. Petersburg will not go through. The scene will run special correspondents, and our direct online broadcast of the match will start at 21:00 Moscow time.
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11:50 Very interesting who will play the first number. France, Belgium – attacking teams. Whose take?
11:05 the match is expected to very honored guests. According to media reports, the President of France Emmanuel macron arrive at the stadium to support compatriots in the semifinal match. However, it has the well-known French players.
France holds the 2018 world Cup very successfully. France in the group stage were swinging a long time, but, most importantly – got results. First two minimal victories over Australia and Peru, and then draw with Denmark and first place in the Quartet.
And just in time for the playoffs, the French have reached their peak shape, both physical and psychological. Feel confident they’re in the match of 1/8 final figured out Argentina (4:3), and in the quarterfinals casually and calmly defeated the squad from Uruguay, thus earning a spot in the semifinals.
However, the way of Belgium to this stage looks even more impressive. Three wins from three in the group stage: turn was defeated Panama, Tunisia and even England, who also reached the semi-finals, but on the other hand the tournament.
Then the Belgians came out with two completely different match. They nearly left the world Cup in the 1/8 finals, when they lost to Japan 0:2, but in an incredible and dramatic ending still pulled out a victory – 3:2. And then removed from his path one of the main favourites for the 2018 world Cup star Brazil. Neymar and company had nothing to do and were forced to surrender with the score 1:2.
France and Belgium have a rich history of personal meetings. They played with each other as much as 77 times. Interesting, but the advantage on the side of the red devils – they have won 31 times and lost 26. In 20 cases was a draw.
Last time these teams met in the friendly match in 2015, and then there was the extravaganza, which ended with the victory of Belgium (4:3).
However, all this is not enough to call Belgium a favorite today. At least, so say the bookies. To win France you can make a bet with odds of 2.53, while the Belgians was 3.18. Of course, it means nothing – teams really equal and the fight could have ended differently, however, “on paper” have the advantage of still French.
What will actually be and who will play in the final of the 2018 world Cup? The answers to these and other questions we will know very soon! Our live webcast will start at 21:00 Moscow time, don’t miss out!
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