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15 Jul 2018
France are world champions after defeating Croatia in the final at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow. The dramatic final had a bit of VAR drama as the referee Nestor Pitana had an on field review of a penalty incident that got France the second goal after Mario Mandzukic's own goal put France ahead. Ivan Perisic…
15 Jul 2018
French fans dared to dream of a World Cup victory on Sunday as they prepared to watch the final on a sunny summer weekend after a tournament that has lifted spirits and led to a rare sense of national unity.
15 Jul 2018
Excitement reached fever-pitch levels in Croatia as the small nation counted down to its first-ever World Cup final against France on Sunday.
15 Jul 2018
And here we are at the climax of the grandest football tournament, the World Cup. After 63 games, the final beckons with France set to play against Croatia. Croatia: An historic tale in resilience, endurance and balance A month ago, when the World Cup kicked off in Russia, it would have been impossible predicting the…
15 Jul 2018
After 31 days of heart-thumping action across Russia, it all comes down to this day in Moscow, where Croatia will battle against France for the World Cup, won by Germany four years ago in Brazil.
15 Jul 2018
England’s World Cup campaign in Russia ended with a 0-2 loss to Belgium in St Petersburg that meant the Three Lions finished in fourth place. Gareth Southgate’s team was unable to bounce back from the despair of Wednesday’s extra-time loss against Croatia in the semi-final in Moscow - but this still represents a highly creditable…
15 Jul 2018
On the morning after the night before, eyes learning to refocus again after giddily celebrating Croatia reaching a first World Cup final, Anita Sambol jumped into her car and made the 60 kilometre journey to Zagreb. She needed a passport. Urgently. She, like her country’s footballers, was on her way to Moscow for the World…
14 Jul 2018
Olivier Giroud has not scored a single goal for France at the World Cup but his mere physical presence will guarantee the Chelsea forward a place in Sunday's final against Croatia. Think of France's attackers and the names Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann immediately come to mind, but Giroud has played every game in Russia,…
14 Jul 2018
Belgium achieved their best World Cup finish as goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard secured a 2-0 victory over England in Saturday's third-place playoff in Saint Petersburg.
14 Jul 2018
Belgium's players criticised the tactics France used in their 1-0 semi-final win as Didier Deschamps' team sat deep and Samuel Umtiti's headed goal came from a corner, but Griezmann dismissed the criticism.
14 Jul 2018
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic is prepared to make changes for Sunday's World Cup final against France if some of his players have not recovered from their exertions in reaching football's biggest game.
14 Jul 2018
Faced with a choice between Switzerland, where he was born, and Croatia, the homeland of his parents, Ivan Rakitic made a painstaking decision that will see the midfielder line up against France in Sunday's World Cup final.


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