FT | That's it! France qualify for the semi-finals with a 2-0 win over Uruguay. This is France's sixth entry into the football World Cup semis. It has been an impressive performance by them. Meanwhile, Uruguay suffer first defeat at the 2018 World Cup and sadly are knocked out! France will either meet Brazil or Belgium in the semis.  

90' | Five minutes of additional time added. France look all set for a pace in the semi-finals. Uruguay need to nothing short of a miraculous effort to stay alive in the contest. Two goals in five minutes to make it simple! Uruguay 0-2 France. 

61' | GOAL!!! Antoine Griezmann has doubled the lead for France, 

HT | That's the end of first-half. France go into the break with a lead. Uruguay will be disappointed they were not that bad in the opening half. They will have to come back string and draw level in the contest.

 

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40' | GOAL!!! Raphael Varane scores the opening goal for France. Rodrigo Bentancur conceded the free kick and it proved costly for Uruguay. A cross Antoine Griezmann and Varane slots it in the bottom corner. Uruguay 0-1 France.

39' | Rodrigo Bentancur of Uruguay is booked as well. This is his second Yellow Card in the tournament, which means if Uruguay qualify for semis they will be without the services of Bentancur. Uruguay 0-0 France.

33' | Left-back Lucas Hernandez of France is handed the first Yellow Card of the match for pulling Nahitan Nandez's short. Uruguay 0-0 France.

22' | France continue to dominate as far as ball possession is concerned. Meanwhile, this is turning out to be a tight contest so far with both teams failing to open the scoring. Uruguay 0-0 France. 

7' | Uruguay start with slight of the dominance over France. Though not that much.  Remember Uruguay are without the services of Edinson Cavani.

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup is down to eight teams now. And in the first quarterfinal of the 2018 football World Cup, Uruguay take on France at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. Both teams will be looking to make it to semis as they battle it out in this crucial encounter. While France defeated Argentina, Uruguay outplayed Portugal to make it to last eight of FIFA World Cup 2018. Stay tuned for live score updates of Uruguay vs France football match. Uruguay vs France, Live Streaming of Quarter-Finals 1: Get Knockout Match URU vs FRA Telecast & Free Online Stream Details in India for 2018 FIFA World Cup.

It has been a smooth journey to quarterfinals for Uruguay. The Oscar Tabarez’s side won all three matches in the group stage to top the pool and then eliminated Portugal following a 2-1 win over them. Meanwhile, Uruguay are worried about striker Edinson Cavani’s fitness. Cavani was vital in Uruguay’s win over Portugal as he scored a brace.

France, on the other hand, won two group matches and lost one in the group stage. In the Round of 16 contest, France showed spirited performance and defeated Argentina 4-3 in one of the best World Cup matches. Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe scored a brace against Argentina and will once again be key to France’s success. Uruguay vs France, 2018 FIFA World Cup, Round of 8, Quarterfinal Match 1 Preview: Uruguay’s Defence to Test France’s Attacking Prowess

Uruguay possible starting XI: Muslera, Caceres, Gimenez, Godin, Laxalt, Nandez, Torreira, Vecino, Bentancur, Stuani, Suarez.

France possible starting XI: Lloris, Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Lucas, Kante, Pogba, Mbappe, Griezmann, Tolisso, Giroud.