Written by Timilehin Adebiyi
The first semi finals of the 2018 World Cup was played last night at the Saint Petersburg stadium in front of 64,286 spectators. The game turned out to be a fairly even match with both teams conservative in their approach.
Here are some of the lesson we picked up from the game
1. France Should Win the 2018 World Cup:
The current crop of players in the French national team has what it takes to lift the 2018 World Cup, and the win over a star studded Belgian team is another testament to that fact. France knocked out Argentina and Uruguay two South American nation with a rich footballing history and now they have dispatched Belgium. Folks, I won’t bet against them in the final match.
2. Kevin De Bruyne is NOT a Winger:
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez decided to play Kevin De Bruyne on the right wing. That decision turned out to be a very poor one. De Bruyne is a fantastic attacking midfielder playing him on the right winger limited his presence in the game. Though, he saw lots of the ball, but he could do nothing productive with (Kudos to the French defence) it. In the game against …read more