The winners will progress to Sunday's final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow to face either Croatia or England, while the losers will play in the third-place play-off on Saturday.
Thierry Henry's presence at the 2018 World Cup has been as discreet as he can make it, but he cannot control all the cameramen turning their lenses on him, all the press conference enquiries about him or indeed, the exuberance of some Belgian players. A photo of Belgian squad members and brothers Eden and Thorgan Hazard and their younger brother Kylian (also a professional footballer) wearing France shirts during the 1998 World Cup has done the rounds on social media and Eden, one of Belgium's key men, admitted his loyalties were once divided.
But it was by no means a purely negative approach as the French offered their own danger on the break, perfectly illustrated when Paul Pogba's delivery sent Kylian Mbappe racing toward goal and Belgium were thankful their keeper Thibaut Courtois was alert to snuff out the danger.
Belgium managed to deny Neymar last time out, but they must now do the same with Mbappe who dismantled Argentina in the last 16.
If they play at their best and similar to what they did against Brazil, then Belium have a decent chance of reaching the country's first FIFA World Cup final in the nation's history. Every match day through the final July 15.
Samuel Umtiti clinched a 1-0 win over Belgium - and earned the approval of watching French President Emmanuel Macron in the VIP seats at St. Petersburg Stadium - by scoring on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute on Tuesday. It made short work of Uruguay in the quarterfinals, winning 2-0.
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Belgium will be without Thomas Meunier for the first time in the tournament, as the PSG midfield has also picked up a suspension. Piers Morgan, English talk-host: "High quality game but I've seen nothing that should terrify England if we make the final".
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They rank 17th in the tournament for touches inside the penalty area (12.53 per game), and only 25.7% of their shots are on target, the seventh lowest in the World Cup. Elo world ranking: 2. "Before the tournament I fancied France but Belgium have the momentum and I think they will win it, 2-1".
Notable: The Red Devils began the tournament ranked eighth in the Elo rankings. Elo world ranking: 3. Eden Hazard was in rare form against Brazil, seemingly keeping the ball on a string attached to his feet. But De Bruyne volleyed over.
"It wasn't about having a good tournament and coming "top four" - it was about trying to win it".
The Red Devils are unbeaten against Les Bleus in their last three meetings, including that 4-3 victory in Paris three years ago and have been in scintillating form in Russian Federation.
The Duchess also accessorised with gloves, which she could be seen carrying alongside a clutch, all in ideal tonal coordination. Harry and Meghan will "meet the people of Dublin and visit organisations which are central to Irish life".
Second baseman Jose Altuve, who is making his sixth All-Star appearance and fifth consecutive, was selected as a starter. Boston's Mookie Betts , who leads the major leagues with a.342 batting average, is also an AL outfielder starter.
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He is also a five-time world player of the year, a record he shares with his eternal rival, Argentine talisman Lionel Messi . Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to move to Juventus after nine years at Real Madrid , the La Liga side have confirmed.
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The success was announced after the final batch of stranded footballers was evacuated safely to Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital. When the first four were rescued, one of the first things they asked was how the tournament was going.
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The success was announced after the final batch of stranded footballers was evacuated safely to Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital. One diver, a retired Thai Navy SEAL named Saman Kunan, died in the rescue effort last week.
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