Belgium ready to deliver at World Cup, says Zambian legend Bwalya
11 July, 2018, 00:09 | Author: Isabel Grant
France faces Belgium on Tuesday for a place in Sunday's World Cup final while England take on Croatia in the other semi-final on Wednesday.
The last time Les Bleus were in the last four at a World Cup, a penalty from captain Zidane gave France a 1-0 win over Portugal in Germany 2006.
Thoughts of history and playing greats of the past are never far away at World Cup semi-finals.
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"So we should not be surprised that Croatia are in the semi-finals given the quality of the players". The Croatian national football team is exhausted after the penalty shootout win over Russian Federation, but is satisfied with advancing to the semifinals stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Croatia's midfielder Ivan Rakitic said.
"We can see the fans enjoying it here and back home and so we have just got to try and keep it going".
England take on Croatia on Wednesday in Moscow in another match in which the shifting sands of tournament play now make it hard to pick a clear favourite. I think we can do it. At the beginning of working together with the lads and trying to sell them the vision of what's possible, what we're looking to achieve in the long-term.
"The results were below the level and quality of our players". Now, I predict that the victor of the France-Belgium semi-final fixture will go on to win the final.
Having played his club football in Belgium for almost four years (1985-1989), Bwalya can not help but marvel at the transformation of the country's football.
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DisharmonyCoach Joachim Low felt there was a degree of arrogance within the squad going into the World Cup (Lee Jin-man/AP). That's not likely to change against Mexico , who are more likely to play on the break the way they did against Germany .