France vs Belgium starting lineups confirmed: De Bruyne given different role and Tottenham midfielder starts for Belgium

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The World Cup 2018 has been a brilliant tournament thus far, and we have nearly reached the final of the tournament.

However, first will see France meet Belgium in the semi-final as two of the World Cup’s best teams come head-to-head in what promises to be an entertaining affair.

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Didier Deschamps side beat Uruguay 2-0 with goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann in the quarter-finals.

Les Bleus will be turning to Antoine Griezmann and starlet Kylian Mbappe to steer them to victory over a tough Belgium side and both start today.

Blaise Matuidi comes back into the starting XI after being suspended in the place of Corentin Tolisso.

Thomas Meunier will be suspended for the game against Les Bleus.

Roberto Martinez has called upon Tottenham midfielder Moussa Dembele, to partner Axel Witsel and Marouane Fellaini in the middle after their stellar performances against Brazil.

Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku start as the forwards with Kevin De Bruyne has been shifted to the left side of midfield in a different role.

Kevin De Bruyne scored a wonderful goal as Belgium beat Brazil 2-1, after Fernando Rosa’s own goal, before Renato Augusto scored to reduce the deficit.

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