France defeat to Morocco, leading them to finals consecutively for two world cups
France is on track to successfully defend their World Cup title, joining Brazil as the second nation to do so.
Les Bleus defeated England on Saturday, 2-1, to go to the semifinals, where they will face Morocco.
With a low shot that got past Jordan Pickford in the World Cup quarterfinal match, Aurelien Tchouameni gave France the lead.
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Although the French maintained their lead throughout the first half, they were brought to their heels when Bukayo Saka won a penalty kick for the Three Lions, which was converted by Harry Kane, who joined Wayne Rooney as England’s joint-all-time leading scorer.
Olivier Giroud, the deadly striker and all-time leading scorer for France, headed the ball into the net to make it 2-1.
After Mason Mount was pushed over inside the Les Bleus’ area, England was given an opportunity to tie the score from the penalty spot.
Even though Kane had previously in the game scored from the identical location, he gave in to the pressure and sent his shot flying far over Hugo Lloris’ bar.
That error cost the team of Gareth Southgate the game, and they were unable to recover. Leading them to finals again after 4 years ago the won the world cup hosted by Russia