France beats Uruguay 2-0, reaches World Cup semifinals

08:54 PM | 6 Jul, 2018
France beats Uruguay 2-0, reaches World Cup semifinals
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NIZHNY NOVGOROD  (Russia) -  Uruguay, which won the World Cup in 1930 and 1950 lost to the 1998 World Cup winners France. In the next round the French team is slated to face the winner of the Brazil – Belgium match, which will kick off in Kazan at 09:00 PM local time (11: PM PST).

France will play in the semi-finals for the first time since the 2006 FIFA World Cup, where their were beaten on penalties by Italy in the final.

At the 63rd minute, Antoine Griezmann notched up the second goal, assisting France to beat Uruguay 2-0, as the Latin American team failed to strike back during the rest of the game.

In the 40th minute of the match, Raphael Varane scores the first goal against Uruguay.

First 35 minutes of the quarter-final match has ended in a draw.

Lucas Hernandez has received the first yellow card of the match in the 33rd minute.

While the Uruguay footballers have won all their games and have conceded just the one goal so far, Les Bleus sent home Argentina in a spectacular round of 16 match.