Croatia have gone to extra-time in all three of their knockout matches, triumphing on penalties against Denmark and hosts Russian Federation before edging past England 2-1 in the semi-final.
"We did not play a huge game but we showed mental quality".
FRANCE'S jubilant players have crashed their coach's post-match news conference, dancing and singing while spraying both champagne and water. Even if they say they love the Croates, he guesses they've already achieved their goal, which is to make it to the final.
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"We can surely be proud of how we organised this tournament", Putin said in televised comments after France's victory against Croatia. Apart from Uruguay way back in 1930 when the format was completely different, no nation with a population as small as Croatia's has made a final.
In second half two spectacular goals from midfielder Paul Pogba and teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe gave France a comfortable 4-1 lead before Mario Mandzukic capitalized on a goalkeeping error from French captain Hugo Lloris to cut the goals deficit to 4-2.
Mbappe won the Young Player of the Tournament award and rightly so, his pace and direct style of play causes all sorts of problems for defenders and gives him and his teammates space to work in. This is reported by the Reuters agency, citing a source from the entourage of the French president.
"I never comment on the referee and I don't want to waste time on that". With a Federation Internationale de Football Association world ranking of 20, Croatia is the lowest-ranked team to reach a World Cup final, and this is the furthest they have ever advanced in the competition.
Russian Federation v Croatia 07 July 2018
Petersburg, Sochi , Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara. The country selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and they are Moscow, St.
"They're losing this game to a free-kick that wasn't a free-kick, and penalty that definitely wasn't penalty", English football legend Alan Shearer said.
France's win on Sunday was its first in 20 years, after winning on its home turf in 1998.
Ibrahima Kaba, who originally hails from Guinea before moving to France and then Montreal, arrived at 9 a.m. with a group of friends to scope out a good spot.
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