WELLSPORTS News July 11th, 2018 Russia World Cup semi-final officially started, France played against Belgium in the early hours of the morning.

 

In the previous game, the French team won the first place in the group match 2 wins and 1 draw, the 1/8 final 4-3 eliminated the Argentina team, the quarter-finals 2-0 eliminated the Uruguay team. The Belgian team won the first round and won the first place. The 1/8 finals eliminated the Japanese team 3-2, and the quarter-finals 2-1 eliminated the favourite Brazilian team.

 

In the WELLBET WORLDCUP 2018, the French team took advantage of a corner kick in the second half. Umititi scored the first goal and eventually eliminated the Belgian team 1-0 and took the lead in the final. Their opponent will be the winner between England and Croatia. This is also the third time in the history of the French team, and the third final in the past 20 years, ranking first in the world. With the 2016 European Cup, France’s two recent intercontinental competitions all reached the final. The French coach Deschamps is also the first in history, the French coach who can lead the team to the finals in two consecutive intercontinental competitions. In the end of this World Cup, can France reproduce its glory?

 

France successfully advanced to the finals, the third time in the history of the team to reach the World Cup finals, the first two were 1998 and 2006, the previous win, and the second time runner-up. Nearly 15 rounds of the World Cup knockout (not counting the penalty shootouts), France won 14 games. This year coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Gallic Rooster’s first dominance of the World Cup, Deschamps is expected to lead the team to rebuild its glory.

In the history of the team, France advanced into the World Cup semi-finals 6 times. The first three times were all smashed. In 1958, Brazil lost 2-5. In 1982, the penalty shootout lost to Germany. In 1986, 0-2 lost to the Germanic chariot again. Nearly three times in the World Cup semi-final, Gaolu Roosters successfully eliminated their opponents and reached the final. In 1998, 2-1 擒 Croatia, 1-0 eliminated Portugal in 2006.

France reached the final for the third time and was also ranked 5th in the history of the World Cup, shouldering the Netherlands. Germany advanced to the World Cup finals eight times, ranking first in history, followed by Brazil’s 7 finals, Italy 6 times and Argentina 5 times.

In the past 20 years, he has reached the World Cup finals three times, that is, the three-time finals in the last six World Cups. France is the only team in international football that has done this in the same period, more than all other powers. In the same period, Germany and Brazil advanced to the finals twice, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Argentina.

In the recent two intercontinental competitions, France all reached the finals. In 2016, the local European Cup won the runner-up and reached the finals twice in three years. France had only one final in two consecutive competitions, and the 1998 World Cup and the 2000 European Cup won two consecutive championships.

 

As a player and coach, Deshang has already reached the World Cup final twice. In 1998 and 2018, just 20 years later, in the history of the World Cup, as a player and coach, they all reached the finals, and more legends, only participated in 4 finals. Zagaro and Beckenbauer, as well as Voller in the 3 finals.

 

Deschamps is also the first French coach in history to be able to reach the finals in two consecutive intercontinental competitions. In 2016, the local European Cup, Germany has not yet been able to lead the team to win the championship. This year, the overall strength of France has improved compared with two years ago. What is the fate? Can the French team win again after 20 years? Let us wait and see.

 

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