France vs Croatia Match Live at the Luzhnikí Stadium in Moscow: see the date, TV channels and schedules for the final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia .'Les Bleus' go for their second world title, with Mbappé at the helm; the Balkan picture, with the help of Modric, will seek to conquer for the first time a World Cup.
European and promising, this will be the final of the World Cup. The French and Croatian national teams will meet on Sunday, July 15, in the final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia , where a heavy caliber match between the French Mbappé and the Croatian Modric can be seen.
The match will start at 10 am (Peruvian time) at Luzhnikí Stadium, located in Moscow, and can be seen on the screens of Latina (open signal) and DirecTV (private signal).
Both teams have met five times in their history. The Croatian side does not know what it is to beat their French counterpart, having lost three times and tied two.
France wants the 'bi'
The French side already knows what it is like to win a World Cup. It achieved it for the first time in its territory, in 1998. However, the bicampeonato is a goal that craves a lot, especially since they lost the opportunity to get it in Germany 2006, when they were defeated in the final, on penalties, against Italy
The match on Sunday 15 on Muscovite soil will be the third final they will play . The game is presented as an opportunity to reclaim the history of football, since the French team has been in the world elite for several decades.
By the hand of Kylian Mbappé , the French figure who attracts all the looks of sports criticism for his youth -19 years- and the power and technique with which he commands a team wearing the very important dorsal '10', France will go to the gramado determined to enrich his football history
The French squad reached the final of Russia 2018 after having defeated 1-0 to their pair of Belgium , a selection that was also a candidate to qualify for the final instance of this contest.
Croatia goes for its first title
The Croats, without having won the World Cup yet, have made their best campaign in a World Cup. They agreed to the final of Russia 2018 , goal higher than the maximum achieved previously, which was played in the semifinals of France 1998.
The match against France for the superlative trophy of football will be the first final they will play in its history . Although without favoritism on the shoulders, Croatia has made it clear that it is a strong candidate for the title.
The last instance of this World Cup is presented to the Balkans as a kind of revenge, then, in the France 98 World Cup, the host team eliminated them in the semifinals to subsequently consecrate champions to their people. This defeat left the Croats with the desire to write a successful story, since it was the first World Cup they played .
Already in 2018, under the baton of Luka Modric , the Croatian '10', the Balkan team will seek to win their first title of a world championship, after having left on the way to the England team in the semifinals.
France : Lloris; Umtiti, Varane, Pavard, Hernandez; Kanté, Pogba, Matuidi; Mbappé, Griezmann, Giroud. DT: Didier Deschamps.
Croatia : Subasic; Vrsaljko, Vida, Lovren, Strinic; Rakitic, Modric; Perisic; Mandzukic, Brozovic, Rebic. DT: Zlatko Dalic.