Final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia between France and Croatia
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France XI vs Croatia: Lloris, Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Hernandez, Pogba, Kante, Mbappe, Griezmann, Matuidi, Giroud
Croatia XI vs France: Subasic, Vrsaljko, Vida, Lovren, Strinic, Rakitic, Brozovic, Modric, Rebic, Perisic, Mandzukic

1′ France gets us underway in this match
4′ Both teams are trying to size up each other in the early moment of this match
7′ Umtiti blocks Rakitic pass from getting to Mandzukic
11′ Croatia are gradually settling into the rhythm of this match
13′ Croatia break on the counter but their move is thwarted by Umtiti
15′ France are keeping it short and simple to draw the Croats out of position
18′ Goal Alert!!!!! Brozovic fouls Griezmann in a dangerous area, Griezmann’s delivery is headed into the net by Mandzukic to give France the lead against Croatia.
Mandzukic looks devastated for diverting into his own net
21′ Vida gets on the way of Mbappe to stop the PSG star run towards goal
24′ Croatia seems to have lost a little bit of momentum since going behind
27′ Kante booked for a foul on Perisic
29′ Goal Alert!!!!!! Croatia are back in the game as Perisic scores a beautiful stunner to restore parity for the Croats against the run of play .
The French defenders were caught napping
32′ What a time to score a goal and what a strike that was from Ivan Perisic to get Croatia back in the game
34′ Penalty shout for France as Perisic handles the ball in the 18-yard box the referee consults VAR to award a penalty for France.
37′ Goal Alert!!!!! Antoinne Griezmann sends the goalkeeper the wrong way to restore France lead in this match.
The Atletico Madrid star wheels away in celebration
40′ Pavard booked for a foul as he stops Croatia move
43′ Croatia are asking all the questions but the French defenders are defending resolutely
45′ Corner kick for Croatia, Vida’s header is close but fail to hit the target
45+3′ The fourth official signals four minutes of additional time to be played in the first half .
The referee blows the whistle to end proceedings in the first half as France lead Croatia 2-1 in the first half
France 2-1 Croatia
Half Time
46′ We are underway in the second half of the final between France and Croatia
48′ Corner kick for Croatia as Modric’s corner is headed out of danger
52′ Mbappe beat Vida for pace but Subasic races out of his line to deny him
55′ Lloris parry Rakitic’s shot out for France corner .Nzonzi on for Kante
58′ Perisic’s cross is too high for Mandzukic as Croatia chase the game
60′ Goal Alert!!!!!!! France break on the counter as Mbappe show his pace and decisiveness to release Griezmann who fed Pogba, the Manchester United midfielder unleash an unstoppable shot which gave Subasic no chance as France lead
63′ France are cruising while Croatia are toiling that’s the story so far in this match
67′ Goal Alert!!!!! Mbappe has added to Croatia’s mystery by scoring the fourth goal for France after his low effort beat Subasic
70′ Goal Alert!!!!! Mandzukic benefited from Lloris’ error to reduce the deficit for Croatia .
A goalkeeper of Lloris quality should not be making such mistake
74′ Matuidi off for Tolisso while Rebic off for Kramaric
77′ Croatia are asking all the questions in other to get something out of this match
81′ Giroud has been booked for time wasting as he make way for Fekir
84′ Free kick to Croatia but  Lloris handles Rakitic delivery comfortably
87′ The French supporters are celebrating already but same can not be said of the Croatia supporters.
Fekir’s shot is handled comfortably by Subasic
90′ The fourth official signals five minutes of additional time in this match
90+3′ Croatia are bumping forward to reduce the deficit while France counter before Versaljko is booked for a foul on Griezmann
90+5′ The referee blows the final whistle to end proceedings in the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as France defeated Croatia 4-2 to lift the 2018 world cup.
France 4-2 Croatia
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