As you can see, the 2018 World Cup is entering its final few days from now. The World Cup 2018 Semi-Finals features four European nations in the tournament. France will face Belgium while England plays Croatia in their biggest match for a generation. This is England’s first World Cup semi-final appearance since 1990 when they lost to West Germany on penalties.
England made their way to the semis with a comfortable 2-0 win over Sweden while Croatia used penalties to progress past host Russia.
Furthermore, France kicks out Edinson Cavani-less Uruguay, before tournament favorites Brazil were put to the sword by Belgium’s incisive counter-attacking in a thrilling game in Kazan.
Teams That Reached The World Cup 2018 Semi-Finals
- France (2-0 winners against Uruguay)
- Belgium (2-1 winners against Brazil)
- Croatia (winners on penalties against Russia after a 2-2 draw)
- England (2-0 winners against Sweden)
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France Vs Belgium Predictions, Teams and Start Times
France vs Belgium – Tuesday 10 July – 7 pm kick off
Prediction: France 3 Belgium 2
France: Hugo Lloris; Lucas Hernandez, Samuel Umtiti, Raphael Varane, Benjamin Pavard; Ngolo Kante, Paul Pogba; Blaise Matuidi, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe; Olivier Giroud.
Belgium: Thibaut Courtois; Jan Vertonghen, Vincent Kompany, Thomas Vermaelen, Toby Alderweireld; Yannick Carrasco, Axel Witsel, Kevin De Bruyne, Nacer Chadli; Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku.
England vs Croatia Predictions, Teams and Start Times
England vs Croatia – Wednesday 11 July – 7 pm kick off
Prediction: England 2 Croatia 1
Croatia: Danijel Subasic; Sime Vrsaljko, Dejan Lovren, Domagoj Vida, Ivan Strinic; Ivan Rakitic, Marcelo Brozovic; Ante Rebic, Luka Modric, Ivan Perisic; Mario Mandzukic
England: Jordan Pickford; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Harry Maguire; Kieran Trippier, Dele, Jordan Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young; Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane.