France suffered just three goals in the semifinals, and the central defensive pair eliminated Luis Suarez’s offensive threat in the quarter-finals against Uruguay, which allowed him only one touch in the box. .
Now, they are aiming to stop Lukaku by adding his loot of four goals in the tournament. The powerful striker proved to be a handful, not only for his goals, but also for his role as a target and for the opening of space for Eden Hazard and De Bruyne.
Lukaku led the counter-attack that led to Belgium’s second goal against Brazil in the quarter-finals and also placed their winner against Japan in the second round with a cunning and non-selfish dummy.
Kylian Mbappe (France) against Jan Vertonghen (Belgium)
As a left-wing player in Belgium’s three-man defense, Jan Vertonghen is likely to end up as the man responsible for arresting French teenager Kylian Mbappe.
Vertonghen is an expert practitioner and considered as one of the most reliable players in Belgium. But the powerful midfield Mbappe races destroyed Argentina in the second round, and its pace could lengthen the 31-year-old Vertonghen to the limit.
Eden Hazard (Belgium) against Benjamin Pavard (France)
Hazard was probably the outstanding player of the tournament and he drew Brazil and right-back Fagner on the pitch in the quarterfinals.
Right-back Pavard, 22, has been included unexpectedly in his squad, but has so far had an excellent World Cup, with which he scored one of the goals of the tournament in the 4 victory. -2 against Argentina.
Now he is facing his biggest test so far in an attempt to stop the Belgian number 10.
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