France qualified for the 2018 World Cup Semifinals after having beaten Uruguay 2-0

France qualified for the 2018 World Cup Semifinals after having beaten Uruguay 2-0French national team managed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup semi-finals after beating Uruguay with a score of 2-0 in the quarter-finals at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Friday (6/7).

Uruguay’s match against France in the first round run monotonous in the early game. Tempo runs slowly and both teams do not have a valuable opportunity until the game enters the 35th minute.

New action temporarily increased in the last 10 minutes. The second attack the team more visible French first kicked off with Raphael Varane scored in the 40th minute. Real Madrid defender was successfully headed the ball free kick Antoine Griezmann.

After a 1-0 lead for France, Uruguay had a chance to equalize through Martin Caceres header. But Hugo Lloris successfully dismissed the ball.

With a goal down, Uruguay changed how to play in the second half. They do not want to wait too long behind and survive.

How to play it that makes Uruguay have a number of opportunities to trouble the French defense. But Samuel Umtiti and his friends can perform discipline and break attacks Luis Suarez and his friends.

Uruguay tried to enter Maximiliano Gomez and Cristian Rodriguez in the 59th minute to add color to the attack. But just two minutes later, Uruguay must suffer a second French goal.

A second French goal was scored by Antoine Griezmann. The player back numbered seven was fired from outside the penalty box. The ball leads right into Fernando Muslera but Muslera’s blunder while catching the ball makes the ball go inside the goal.

In the 67th minute, the game had stopped because there was a commotion between the two teams. The commotion begins with the fall of Mbappe by Rodriguez. Diego Godin who irritated immediately attract Mbappe to stand up.
The French players then approached the point of the commotion, as did the Uruguayan players. Nestor Pitana then busy dividing the two camps and rewarded Mbappe and Rodriguez yellow cards.
France then decided to appear more defensive when entering Steven Nzonzi replace Corentin Tolisso in the 80th minute. With this move, France is increasingly difficult to be penetrated by Uruguay’s attack.

France then easily past the rest of the fight and managed to keep a 2-0 advantage at the end of the game.

Composition of Players

Uruguay (4-4-2)

Fernando Muslera; Martin Caceres, Jose Gimenez, Diego Godin, Diego Laxalt; Nahit Nandez (Jonathan Urretaviscaya 73), Lucas Torreira, Matias Vecino, Rodrigo Bentacur (Cristian Rodriguez 59); Luis Suarez, Cristhian Stuani (Maximiliano Gomez 59)

France (4-2-3-1)

Hugo Lloris; Benjamin Pavard, Raphael Varane, Samuel Umtiti, Lucas Hernandez; N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba; Kylian Mbappe (Ousmane Dembele 88), Antoine Griezmann (Nabil Fekir 90), Corentin Tolisso (Steven Nzonzi 80); Olivier Giroud