In the FIFA World Cup, France defeated England 2-1 to reach the semi-finals at the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar last night. In the fourth and the last quarter-finals, France’s Aurelien Tchouameni netted the first goal in 17th minute of the game, while England captain Harry Kane smashed a brilliant goal to level the score in 54th minute. However, Olivier Giroud gave lead once again to France in 78th minute.
Earlier yesterday, Morocco stunned Portugal 1-0 to become the first African country to enter the semi-finals of the World Cup. Morocco’s Youssef En Nesyri scored the loan goal of the match in 42nd minute.
During the match, all-time leading scorer Cristiano Ronaldo equaled the men’s international world record of 196 selections when he came on as a substitute for Portugal.
Walid Regragui-led Moroccan team will face France in the semi-finals on Thursday at 12:30 AM Indian Time.
Croatia and Argentina, who have already made it to the semi-finals, will clash with each other for a place in the final on Wednesday at 12:30 AM Indian Time.