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Sherman Parsons
July 13, 2018

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez said luck was against his side as they fell short against France in the semi-final as the "golden generation" saw another chance slip away.

"It's not the same feeling - we know we still have one game to win".

"I feel ill", said Denis Backaert, 34, after watching France prevail 1-0 in the tightest of semi-final encounters between two sharp sides in St. Petersburg.

Back to his peak Arsenal form, it's great to see Giroud do everything he can to keep Belgium in the game.

The Champs de Mars was home to a giant fan park during Euro 2016 when over 90,000 watched the matches live on the giant screen. We had the chance to win the final of the Euros, but we missed a wonderful thing and we must not let this chance pass.

"We had the ball and I think we have to give a lot of credit to France for the way they defended - they were very deep, they gave us a lot of respect in that way and yet we couldn't find a bit of margin in front of goal, a little bit of luck".

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"Defending isn't my strong point, I'm not N'Golo, but I'll happily do it". Firecrackers popped in quick succession, punctuated by vehicle horns and football chants and "On est en finale!" or "we're in the final!" "We feared them on set pieces, but in the end it was us scoring from one". They play all over the world in the top teams but, for me, he didn't make the difference.

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"It is attractive, it is good", he said. "It was an important step and we hope to be celebrating on Sunday - it is fantastic".

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris kept out the shots and defender Samuel Umtiti scored the winning goal from a corner.

"It was very hard to accept what happened two years ago, and we do not want it to happen again".

Fifa had invited the boys to the World Cup final although the world football governing body said that due to medical reasons, the boys would not be in a position to travel to the game, although they would invite them to an event in the future.

"Rami's moustache brought good luck", he said. It's a dream. We are going through to the World Cup final - but you have to realise that dream.

Now, two decades later, the "water carrier" has guided his team to their first World Cup final since 2006, becoming only the fourth man to play and manage in a World Cup final.

But Pogba has been a key part of France's team at the World Cup and impressed alongside N'Golo Kante throughout the tournament in Russian Federation.

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