FIFA World Cup 2018 : Finals Between France And Croatia
The wait of football fans is about to end. Only after a match will the Champion team of FIFA World Cup-2012 know about France and Croatia qualify for the title match on July 15 at the Luzniki Stadium. Where the Croatian team has reached here for the first time, the French team, on the other hand, is the only team champions for the third time in the title match. He defeated Brazil in 1998 to make his title, while Croatia in the same World Cup reached the semifinals for the first time. Where he had to face defeat from France. The England team, which lost in the second semi-final, will now face Belgium in the third-place playoff in St Petersburg on July 14.
Croatia beat England 2-1 in a tough match on Wednesday night. Thanks to the goal scored in the extra time of Mario Manzuchich, Croatia have been able to make the first place in the final for the first time, after returning strongly after the start. After the scheduled time the match was equal to 1-1, after which Manjukich scored the goal in the 119th minute of the second half of the extra time. Let me tell you that Kieran Tripri scored the goal in the 5th minute with a strong free kick to give England 1-0 ahead, but Ivan Pernice (68th minute) gave Croatia equalizer in the second half.
This is only the second time in 18 occasions in the World Cup semi-final when the team that has been leading the lead has suffered a loss. Before that in 1990, despite the Italian team making an edge against Argentina, the penalty was lost in the shootout. With this, the dream of making the final place in the final for the second time after more than 5 decades of England’s team also broke. England made the first and only place in the final in 1966 and they became champions.
The first semi-final of the tournament was between France and Belgium. Where France was successful in defeating Belgium 1-0 by defender Samuel Umity’s goal. France won the title by defeating Brazil in their own World Cup final in 1998 but lost in Italy in 2006 final. This is the third chance when he has reached the final.