France thrashes Croatia to win FIFA 2018
Your guide to the FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia, all games, scores, scorers, tables. Here we present a one-click history of the tournament.
Thank you Russia for a splendid World Cup, great organization, wonderful hospitality, amazing experiences and that great Russian embrace of friendship to all fans who came here to enjoy the FIFA World Cup finals. The onus was on sport, the focus was on sport and millions of people came together in Russia or around Russia on TV to celebrate together the beginning of Summer. Congratulations France for a deserved victory.
Allez les Bleus! France thrashed Croatia 4-2 (the second goal gifted by Lloris).
France 4 Croatia 2
Mandzukic 18 (o.g.) Perisic 28 Mandzukic 69
Griezmann 38 (pen.)
Belgium 2 England 0
England 1 Croatia 2 (extra time)
Trippier 5 Perisic 69, Mandzukic 109
With Southgate, England is back and the feeling is that this young side will blossom for many years to come.
Belgium had more of the ball (60/40%) but France had more of the action, 19 shots, 5 on against 9/3, 6 shots blocked against 1.
France 1 Belgium 0
England 2 Sweden 0
Russia 2 Croácia 2 Penalties: Croatia win 4-3
Kramaric 39, Vida 101
Cheryshev 31 Fernandes 115
Nobody expected Russia to get within one penalty shot of the semi-final, on paper Croatia was far superior to the host nation. Russia came through this FIFA World Cup with flying colors, with some excellent team-work, and some brilliant passing which saw Russia's boys make incursions down both flanks and, what is rare, through the middle. Some exhilarating flowing soccer from Russia's finest, who ate the grass and honored their shirt. Full marks to team Russia, 2018! RESPECT!
France 2 Uruguay 0
Varane 40 Griezmann 61
Brazil 1 Belgium 2
R. Augusto 76 Fernandinho 13 (o.g.), De Bruyne 31
Argentina 3 France 4
Griezmann (pen.) 13 Pavard 57 Mbappe 64, 68
Di Maria ,Mercado 47 Aguero 90+2
Portugal 1 Uruguay 2
Pepe 55 Cavani 2 (7, 62)
Russia 1 Spain 1 Penalties 4-3 Russia
Dzyuba 41 (Penalty)
Ignashevich 12 (own goal)
Croatia 1 Denmark 1 Penalties 4-2 Croatia
M: Jorgensen 1
Belgium 3 Japan 2
Haraguchi 48 Inui 52
Vertonghen 69, Fellaini 74, Chadli 90+4
Brazil 2 Mexico 0
Sweden 1 Switzerland 0
England 1 Colombia 1 Penalties 4-3 England
Kane 57 (pen.) Y. Mina 90+3
Next round: Quarter-finals (Last Eight)
July 6: France v. Uruguay; Brazil v. Belgium; July 7: Russia v. Croatia; Sweden v. England
Goals by country (in second phase)
16 goals Belgium
14 goals Croatia, France;
12 goals England,
11 goals Russia
8 goals Brazil; 7 goals Spain, Uruguay 6 goals Argentina, Colombia, Japan, Portugal, Sweden; 5 goals Switzerland; 3 goals Denmark, Mexico
Goalscorers (in second phase)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) R. Lukaku (Belgium) Cheryshev (Russia) Mbappe (France) Griezmann (France)
Mina (Colombia) Diego Costa (Spain) Dzyuba (Russia) Cavani (Uruguay) Hazard (Belgium) Perisic, Mandzukic, (Croatia)
Aguero (Argentina), Coutinho, Neymar (Brazil); Modric, Stones (England); Inui (Japan) Grandqvist (Sweden); Suarez (Uruguay) Pogba (France)
Messi, Marcos Rojo, Di Maria, Mercado (Argentina); Batshuayi, Mertens, Januzaj, Vertonghen, Fellaini, Chadli, De Bruyne, Meunier (Belgium); R. Augusto, Firmino, Paulinho, Thiago Silva (Brazil); Cuadrado, Quintero, Falcao (Colombia); Rebic, Rakitic, Badelj, Kramaric, Vida (Croatia); Yurary, Eriksen, Jorgensen (Denmark); Lingard, Maguire, Dele, Trippier (England); Pavard, Varane, Umtiti (France); Osako, Kagawa, Honda, Karaguchi (Japan); Carlos V. ,Lozano J., Hernández (Mexico); Quaresma, Pepe (Portugal); Gazinski, Golovin, Fernandes (Russia); Isco, Nacho, Aspas (Spain); Toivonen, Augustinsson, Forsberg (Sweden); Zuber, Xhaka,Shaquiri, Dzemaili, Drmic (Switzerland); José Giménez 1 (Uruguay)
FIFA: Group Phase complete
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