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FIFA WORLD CUP 2018: France vs Croatia, France lifts 2018 World Cup with magical 4-2 finish to extravaganza

It was a magical night for France which had goals from its star players like Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe.


Devdiscourse News Desk France
Updated: 15-07-2018 22:32 IST
FIFA WORLD CUP 2018: France vs Croatia, France lifts 2018 World Cup with magical 4-2 finish to extravaganza

Mbappe joined the party and made it 4-1 for France. A clever run by Lucas Hernanderz found the star teenage player Kylian Mbappe and a midas touch and his speed made sure he had space to hit it past Subasic and stamp a win for France. (Image Credit: Twitter)

France took on Croatia for the trophy in the much awaited final. It was all nerves and France made sure they go all the way.

The match started with Croatia and France creating chances and trying to hold on to the possession of the ball.

It was 18th minute freekick from Griezmann and Mandzukic header which gave France an unlikely lead. A beautiful ball was delivered by Griezmann and Mario Manduzkic with an attempt to clear the ball ,ended up hitting the ball inside the net.

Croatia were down but were not out. France defense was caught napping infront of Croatia's attack.

A dreamy free kick by Luka Modric had Vrsaljko heading the ball back in the box. Own goal scorer Mandzukic fired it in the air and Lovren broughtit down and found Vida. Vida flicked it to Perisic and a stunning finish from Perisic gave Croatia the equaliser.

38th min had first ever final with a VAR penalty. It was Perisic attempt to block the ball with his hand and referee made sure Croatia was punished.

Antoine Griezmann rarely makes a mess of a set pierce and a top finish by him gave France another goal in the thrilling first half.

In the second half, Croatia went for all out attack but France were way better and destroyed the Croatian defense with a tsunami of goals.

60th min had Paul Pogba scoring a third for France. It was a great ball by Kylian Mbappe to Griezmann, who showed his skills and juggled the ball to Paul Pogba. A stellar finish by Paul Pogba made ii three for France.

Mbappe joined the party and made it 4-1 for France. A clever run by Lucas Hernanderz found the star teenage player Kylian Mbappe and a midas touch and his speed made sure he had space to hit it past Subasic and stamp a win for France.

In a misguided take by Lloris infront of Mandzukic, had Mario run past the goalkeeper and hit inside the net for Croatia.

France ultimately won the match and claimed the world cup trophy after being 2016 Euro runner up. The dream run of Croatia made it to history books. It was a magical night for France which had goals from its star players like Antoine Griezmann Paul Pogba and teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe.

France were always one of the favorites to lift the world cup and Didier DesChamps men did it in style and stormed the finals with a night to remember.

COUNTRY : France

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