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FIFA World Cup Semi-Finals: Who Will Play Whom And The place? | Soccer Information

The outcomes from all 4 quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2022 are out and the road up for the semi-finals is set. Defending champions France and South American giants Argentina sealed their development into the final 4 of the match with nervy wins whereas Croatia and Morocco arguably defeated stronger opponents to earn their place within the semi-finals. The 4 groups will now square-off within the penultimate spherical of the competitors, hoping to e-book their spot within the elusive FIFA World Cup ultimate, which is to be held on October 18.

France will face the stunning north Africans in a semi-final on Wednesday, incomes their place when Olivier Giroud‘s header proved the distinction at Al Bayt Stadium. England have been the perfect facet for giant elements of the match however Giroud scored when it mattered most, rising above Harry Maguire to nod the ball into the online on 78 minutes for his 53rd objective for France.

As England desperately looked for an equaliser, they have been thrown a late lifeline when Theo Hernandez needlessly shoved over Mason Mount and the referee gave a spot-kick following a VAR assessment. However Kane blasted his kick excessive over the crossbar, spurning the prospect to ship the sport into further time.

Earlier on Saturday, Morocco beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal 1-0 because of Youssef En-Nesyri’s first-half header to go additional than any African staff ever has at a World Cup.

Morocco, ranked 22 on the planet earlier than the match began, have surpassed the three different African sides to achieve the quarter-finals — Cameroon in 1990, Senegal in 2002 and Ghana in 2010.

FIFA World Cup 2022 semi-finals full schedule:

Tuesday, December 14

Argentina vs Croatia, Lusail Stadium, 12:30 AM IST

Wednesday, December 15

Morocco vs France, Al Bayt Stadium, 12:30 AM IST

With AFP inputs

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