Les Bleus and Mbappé fly into semis

Coupe du monde

Kylian Mbappé and France defeated Uruguay 2-0 to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup where they will take on Thomas Meunier and Belgium.

Kylian Mbappé started the match for Les Bleus while Paris teammates Alphonse Areola and Presnel Kimpembe remained on the bench. Suffering from a calf injury, Edinson Cavani did not take part in the match.

URUGUAY 2-0 FRANCE (H-T: 0-1)
FIFA World Cup 2018 - Quarter-final
Stadion Nizhny Novgorod (Nizhniy Novgorod)
Goals: Varane 40', Griezmann 61'
URUGUAY: Muslera, Caceres, Godin, Gimenez, Vecino, Laxalt, Nandez (Urretaviscaya, 73'), Torreira, Bentancur (Rodriguez, 59'), Suarez, Stuani (Gomez, 59'). Coach: Oscar Tabarez.
FRANCE: Lloris, Varane, Umtiti, Hernandez, Pavard, Pogba, Kanté, Tolisso (N'Zonzi, 80'), Giroud, Griezmann (Fekir, 90+3'), Mbappé (Dembélé, 88'). Coach: Didier Deschamps.