Published: Thu, July 12, 2018
Worldwide | By Jermaine Blake

France advance to 2018 World Cup final

France advance to 2018 World Cup final

France beat Belgium 1-0 in the World Cup semifinals on Tuesday in St. Petersburg, Russia, advancing to their first World Cup Final since 2006. Croatia lost their only previous semi-final match to host France in 1998.

"England has been the most impressive team so far".

That pain that still haunts the manager, but years of English disappointment is not being felt by players ahead of the biggest match in a generation.

While Southgate's waistcoat accumulates national attention, another item worn by the Three Lions boss has been credited with bringing luck to the team in Russian Federation. "We've been consistent about that".

"This generation has been underrated due to their results but they've had the quality and now they are showing it".

"If Southgate wins the World Cup he 100% deserves a knighthood", Ross Patrick, the man behind the idea, told the Press Association.

"They should be judged on them as a team".

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"But regardless of that, I think the football across the board has been really exciting, really entertaining, and the hosting of the tournament and the cities that have hosted it has been outstanding".

"It's not the same if you play 90 minutes twice and 120 minutes twice, but I believe we've had ample time to recover and we're professional enough to know who needs what in terms of recovery", he said.

"The team is getting better and better with every game and that was the same with us in 1966 which is why I'm quietly optimistic", he said.

Midfielder Jordan Henderson, who was only six years old the day Southgate missed from the spot against Germany, admitted the scenes of celebrations back home are inspiring him and his team-mates.

And they've revealed that since the showpiece began, sales of waistcoats have doubled due to people wanting to channel their inner Southgate.

"When I was managing at Middlesbrough, we had a game at Reading and I was under a bit of pressure". The pundits laid into the players, lambasting their attitude.

"We've made several pieces of history. It's been an enjoyable journey, and we want to keep it going". We still needed the win but I thought, "No, it's ridiculous". We've put everything in place.

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