European giants France and Belgium will go head to head in the FIFA World Cup first semi-final match at Saint Petersburg Stadium.
Kick-off: 19:00 BST
Date: Tuesday 10 July, 2018
Venue: Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg
France boss Didier Deschamps is not expected to make any change to the starting lineup. The only change would be of Blaise Matuidi who has returned from suspension and will take back left side role from Corentin Tolisso.
Djibril Sidibe is the only player out through injury.
Thomas Meunier is the only player out for this game through suspension.
Roberto Martinez is likely to continue with Kevin De Bruyne at the center forward role with Romelu Lukaku on the right.
Mousa Dembele and Youri Tielemans both will be fighting for a midfield role.
Belgium have won their last ten games in FIFA World Cup.
France have lost only one of their last seven games in FIFA World Cup.
The last time they met in World Cup was in 1986, France won on penalties.
Two of the last three games between them have ended as draw.
France 1 – 3 Belgium, Eden Hazard man to watch, likely to score and assist.