Launched by a quick goal from Théo Hernandez (5th), France suffered for a long time before savoring, relieved, the goal of Randal Kolo Muani (79th), who, this Wednesday in Doha, offered to score (2-0) his ticket for the World Cup final on Sunday (4 p.m., at the Lusail stadium).
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As with Lilian Thuram (a double in 1998 against Croatia) and Samuel Umtiti (author of the winning goal against Belgium in 2018), a blue defender again distinguished himself in the semi-finals of the World Cup.
The Blues will play the 4th final in their history (after 1998, 2006 and 2018).
Facing them will be Lionel Messi's Argentina (who eliminated Croatia 3-0 on Tuesday).
The two selections that will seek to shine a third star in their list have faced each other 12 times (3 wins for the Blues, 3 draws and 6 losses).
The last face-to-face dates from the 2018 World Cup, Didier Deschamps' players won 4-3, in Kazan, in the round of 16.
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