FT | That’s it! France have qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup final. Samuel Umtiti's goal proves to be the difference. France head to their first final since 2006. The 1998 Champions will face either Croatia or England in the final on July 15.

Hope you enjoyed our coverage. Join us tomorrow for the second semifinal between Croatia vs England.

90' + 3' | Antoine Griezmann witha. chance to double France's lead but he finds the gaolkeeper. France 1-0 Belgium.

90' | Six minutes of additional time has been added to the second-half. Last six minutes for Belgium to pull things back stay alive in the contest. France 1-0 Belgium. 

84' | We are nearing the end of this match and Belgium are yet to find an equaliser. The time is running away for Belgium. France need to see out this period. France 1-0 Belgium.

Kevin De Bruyne tackles Kylian Mbappe  during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Semi Final match between Belgium and France. (Photo: Getty Images)

71' | Toby Alderweireld of Belgium is booked as well. Two Yellow cards tonight and both handed to Belgium. Meanwhile, Belgium pressing hard for an equaliser. France 1-0 Belgium.

63' | Belgium skipper Eden Hazard is handed the first Yellow Card of the match. France 1-0 Belgium.

51' | GOAL!!! There you go, France take the lead as Samuel Umtiti heads one into the net. Just the third goal for Umtiti for France. France 1-0 Belgium.

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The first semifinal of 2018 FIFA World Cup sees France battle it out against Belgium for a place in the finals. France starts as favourites, but Belgium is expected to put up a strong fight. The France vs Belgium FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal will take place at the St. Petersburg Stadium. Both France and Belgium come into the contest undefeated in the World Cup thus far and thus cracker of a game is on cards. Apparently, both these teams topped their respective groups. Stay tuned for live score updates of Franc eve Belgium football match. France vs Belgium, Live Streaming of Semifinal: Get Knockout Match FRA vs BEL Telecast & Free Online Stream Details in India for 2018 FIFA World Cup.

France, the 1998 Champions, will be looking to secure a place in the finals for the first time since 2006 edition. Belgium, on the other hand, will be hoping to create history as they have their eyes set on the maiden place in the summit clash. France and Belgium have met twice previously at the World Cup. France have emerged victorious on both the occasions. So, the history doesn’t favour Belgium here.

However, Belgium will take a cue from the fact that their dominance over France is evident when we take into consideration the overall head-to-head record. In 73 contests between these two sides, Belgium have won 30 matches. France, not that behind, have won 24 matches. And 19 matches between France and Belgium have ended in draws.