Defending champions France in the semifinals

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Breaking news… In the 2022 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match, France defeated England 2-1 and advanced to the semifinals. France became Morocco’s opponent in the semifinals.

After beating England 2-1, the “Roosters” made it to the semifinals. The winning goals for France came from Aurelien Tchouameni in the 17th and Olivier Giroud in the 78th. England’s only goal was scored by Harry Kane from a penalty in the 54th minute.

With this result, France paired with Morocco in the semifinals.

Southgate’s England started the match with Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw, Henderson, Rice, Bellingham, Saka, Kane, Foden 11.

Deschamps’ team France started with Lloris, Koundé, Varane, Upamecano, Theo Hernández, Griezmann, Tchouaméni, Rabiot, Dembele, Giroud, Mbappe.

France took a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute with Aurelien Tchouameni’s goal. The first half of the match ended with this score.

England started the second half fast and scored with Harry Kane on a penalty in the 54th minute. The score was equalized: 1-1.

France took the lead again in the 78th with Olivier Giroud’s header. The score is now 2-1 in favor of the “Roosters”!

England won a penalty in the 84th after a VAR review. Harry Kane kicked the ball out in the penalty.

When there were no more goals in the remaining minutes, France defeated England 2-1 and advanced to the semifinals.

France will face Morocco in the semifinals.

Lloris is the new record holder

Hugo Lloris, who protected his team’s goal against England, made history as the player who wore the France National Team’s jersey the most times with this match.

Wearing the national jersey for the 143rd time, the 35-year-old experienced goalkeeper surpassed Lilian Thuram, who holds the record in this field.

Lloris won 86, drew 33 and captained the team 118 times in 143 matches.

Kane equals Rooney’s record

Kane, who scored the goal that brought his team to a 1-1 draw, reached 53 goals for the national team.

The 29-year-old broke Wayne Rooney’s record for the most goals scored for the national team.

US journalist Grant Wahl remembered

In the quarterfinal match between England and France, US journalist Grant Wahl, who lost his life yesterday while covering the Argentina-Netherlands match, was not forgotten.

While photographs and flowers were placed on Wahl’s table in the press box, FIFA said on its social media account, “Tonight we pay tribute to Grant Wahl in the place reserved for him at Al Bayt Stadium. He should have been here. Our thoughts are with his wife Celine, family and friends at this most difficult time.”

France win for the first time

Qualifying for the last 4 teams in the 2022 World Cup, France defeated England for the first time in the tournament.

England had won the group matches played between the two teams in 1966 and 1982 with scores of 2-0 and 3-1.

68,895 sports fans followed the match from the tribune.



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