Published: Saturday 07 July, 2018

WATCH World Cup 2018: France Defeats Uruguay 2-0 to Advance to Semifinals

France lived up to its billing as the World Cup 2018 favorites by defeating Uruguay. Les Bleus trounced Uruguay 2-0 to book a spot in the World Cup 2018 semifinals.

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France celebrates a goal against Uruguay during their World Cup 2018 quarterfinal match. (Reuters)

France now awaits the result of the Brazil vs Belgium match later today to see who they’ll face for a finals slot.

Raphael Varane opened the scoring for France in the 41st minute by heading home Antoine Greizmann’s cross. In the second half, Greizmann made it 2-0 in the 61st minute.

Uruguay definitely missed the services of Edinson Cavani, who picked up a calf injury during their match against Portugal.

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VIDEO: France vs Uruguay World Cup 2018 Quarterfinals