France v/s Belgium, FIFA World Cup 2018: 5 players to watch in first semifinal

France will face Belgium in the semifinal of the FIFA World Cup 2018 on Tuesday.

  • DNA Web Team
  • Jul 9, 2018, 05:16 PM IST

France will face Belgium in the semifinal of the FIFA World Cup 2018 on Tuesday. 

1. Romelu Lukaku (Belgium)

Romelu Lukaku (Belgium)

Lukaku has been the attacking force for Belgium in this World Cup. He has already scored 4 goals. He has grown better with every match and his performance against Brazil proves that. It will interesting to watch whether he plays as a right-winger or number nine.

2. Kylian Mbappe (France)

Kylian Mbappe (France)

The 19-year old is being hailed as one of the best players of FIFA World Cup 2018. His brilliant show against Argentina has caught everyone's attention. His pace will be a challenge for the Belgian backline.

3. Kevin de Bruyne (Belgium)

Kevin de Bruyne (Belgium)

He was at his best against Brazil as a false number nine. However, he has been the playmaker for Belgium in the World Cup 2018.

4. Marouane Fellaini (Belgium)

Marouane Fellaini (Belgium)

Marouane Fellaini is known for his strong football. The tall player is dangerous presence in the box and very likely to score on set-pieces (as he did against Japan). His strength may help Belgium in tight situations.

5. N'Golo Kante (France)

N'Golo Kante (France)

The midfielder has played every single minute of all the games for France so far. With his tireless runs he has been instumental in protecting the French backline as well as moving the ball forward.