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List of goalscorers

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  • 96'
    FT: Belgium 2-3 France! What character and class from France! From a hugely unpromising half-time position following those two quickfire Belgium goals before the break, Deschamps’ men secure their spot in the final with a scintillating 45 minutes of attacking play in a match in which their opponents fully played their part. They will now face Spain in a tantalising final on Sunday evening. France, meanwhile, will play Italy in the third-place play-off earlier in the day. Benzema, Mbappe and Theo
  • 95'
    France sub: Veretout on for Benzema.
  • 92'
    Belgium sub: Batshuayi on for Castagne.
  • 92'
    France sub: Leo Dubois on for Pavard.
  • 91'
    GOAL for France! 2-3!! The comeback could be complete! Theo takes a touch to set himself up, then arrows a marvellous strike beyond Castagne and into the far corner of Courtois' net, beating the goalkeeper with a finish of the highest quality. The left-back looks disbelieving in his delight as Mbappe congratulates him, and the France fans erupt with noise!
  • 90'
    4 minutes added on!
  • 89'
    Pogba hits the crossbar. From a considerable distance out in a central position, Pogba shows exquisite technique to curl the free-kick around the leap of De Bruyne and the Belgium wall, beating Lloris in the process but not the left-hand angle of his goalframe.
  • 89'
    Extra time nears after France comeback...
  • 87'
    Lukaku is flagged for offside.
  • 87'
    VAR review complete, decision confirmed, no goal!
  • 87'
    GOAL for Belgium!
  • 83'
    Foul by Kounde on Trossard.
  • 80'
    Corner awarded to France.
  • 79'
    Griezmann misses the target. Over the crossbar from outside the penalty area, to the left of centre.
  • 77'
    Smart save from Courtois, who is partly unsighted by at least one defender as Belgium suffer a little penalty area disarray following another France attack. Fortunately for the goalkeeper, Tchouameni directs his shot at the centre of the goal from close range.
  • 77'
    Lukaku is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 75'
    France sub: Adrien Rabiot is replaced by Aurelien Tchouameni.
  • 74'
    Belgium sub: Leandro Trossard on for Hazard.
  • 70'
    Belgium double sub: Vanaken on for Tielemans.
Penalty scored
Goaaaaal from a penalty!
de Francia en el 69'
  • 69'
    GOAL for France! France are level! Outstanding spot kick from the man who set up Benzema's first for France, lifting a powerful penalty beyond the dive of Lloris, who flings himself in the correct direction, and high into the top left-hand corner of the goalkeeper's net. This thrilling semi-final takes a huge twist!
  • 68'
    Tielemans concedes a penalty for a foul on Griezmann.
Card

Yellow card

a Bélgica
  • 67'
    Vertonghen is shown a yellow card.
Goal
Goaaaaaal!
de Francia en el 62'
  • 62'
    GOAL for France! 2-1 here... Lethal Benzema brings France the goal they have been pushing for! Karim collects a low pass from Mbappe inside the penalty area on the left and, from seemingly no space, angles a shot out of the crowd of four Belgium defenders and into the far corner of the diving Courtois' net!
  • 61'
    Lukaku concedes a free-kick for a foul on Varane.
  • 58'
    Griezmann misses the target. Mbappe leaves Carrasco trailing with a burst of pace on the edge of the penalty area on the right. Tielemans cannot catch the striker, who cuts a low pass back to Griezmann arriving in front of goal, only to send his shot past the post.
  • 54'
    Griezmann is penalised for a foul on Castagne.
  • 51'
    Griezmann is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 50'
    Lukaku has an effort on goal, but Hugo Lloris makes a save.
  • 48'
    Alderweireld is penalised for a foul on Benzema.
  • 48'
    Pogba concedes a free-kick for a foul on Tielemans.
  • 46'
    The teams are emerging from the tunnel.
  • 45'
    HT: Belgium 2-0 France! The first half ends with two goals for Belgium. It was a very quiet game until Carrasco's low shot breaks deadlock in Turin. Less than five minutes later, De Bruyne assisted Lukaku and the Chelsea striker made no mistake in front of Lloris. It's looking good for Roberto Martinez's players, but we'll see how France respond in the second half...
  • 45'
    1 minute added on!
  • 43'
    Corner for Belgium condeded by Lucas Hernandez.
  • 41'
    GOAL for Belgium! 2-0 here... De Bruyne spots Lukaku's run inside the penalty area ahead of him, breaking clear of Lucas Hernández and blasting a rising shot past Lloris at his near post. A quickfire double from the Red Devils!
Goal
Goaaaaaal!
de Bélgica en el 37'
  • 37'
    GOAL for Belgium! Hazard and Tielemans combine on the fringes of the France penalty area before De Bruyne takes possession and feeds Carrasco on the left. The wideman teases Pavard as he cuts into the penalty area, then fires a low shot beyond his marker and Koundé, catching Lloris off-guard as the effort beats the goalkeeper at his near post. There's the opener!
  • 31'
    Vertonghen concedes a free-kick for a foul on Benzema.
  • 30'
    France are combining really well at times and Mbappe, with just one goal in his last 11 caps, has come close to scoring on his 50th international appearance.
  • 27'
    Corner awarded to France. Mbappe delivers the corner.
  • 22'
    Mbappe has an attempt on goal, but Courtois makes a save.
  • 21'
    Rabiot is penalised for a foul on E. Hazard.
  • 17'
    Castagne concedes a free-kick for a foul on Theo Hernandez.
  • 14'
    Benzema is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 11'
    De Bruyne has a shot blocked by Lucas Hernandez, who concedes a corner.
  • 10'
    Pavard is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 5'
    Winners face Spain in Sunday's final. Loser faces Italy in third-place play-off.
  • 4'
    Castagne is penalised for a foul on Mbappé
  • 4'
    Corner for Belgium conceded by Lloris.
  • 3'
    WHAT A SAVE BY LLORIS!! Kounde owes Lloris one after the captain's save from De Bruyne.
  • 1'
    Belgium get us going in the red from left to right while France are in white!
Start of match

Start of match

  • PRVW
    Eden Hazard and Hugo Lloris, the two captains, come together for the coin toss and we're about to start!
  • PRVW
    The teams make their way out here!
  • PRVW
    It's only a few minutes before kick-off... The players are getting ready in the tunnel!
  • PRVW
    It's 18 degrees and clear in Turin for this one.
  • PRVW
    There are several spectacular fashion displays on show here.
  • PRVW
    We'll have ET and penalties if needed here.
  • PRVW
    Germany's Daniel Siebert is the referee for this match, while Christian Dingert, also from Germany, is the VAR.
  • PRVW
    Romelu Lukaku has scored twice in four of his previous seven UEFA Nations League appearances for Belgium.
  • PRVW
    Denayer was doubtful due to an muscle injury but he is fit in time to play. Tonight it's up to him, Alderweireld and Vertonghen to prevent Benzema, Griezmann and Mbappé from hitting the net.
  • PRVW
    France make four changes to the team that lined up against Finland last month. The Hernández brothers both start, becoming the first siblings to represent France together since the Revelli brothers in 1974.
  • PRVW
    The scene is set for the semi-final. The stadium is looking beautiful and night is drawing in.
  • PRVW
    France bench: Maignan (GK), Costil (GK); Upamecano, Digne, Kimpembe, Dubois; Guendouzi, Veretout, Tchouameni; Ben Yedder, Martial, Diaby.
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    Belgium bench: Casteels (GK), Mignolet (GK); Theate, Foket, Boyata; Vanaken, De Ketelaere, Dendoncker; Trossard, Saelemaekers, Lukebakio, Batshuayi.
  • PRVW
    France XI: Lloris (GK); Lucas Hernandez, Varane, Kounde; Theo Hernandez, Rabiot, Griezmann, Paul Pogba, Pavard; Mbappe, Benzema.
  • PRVW
    Belgium XI: Courtois (GK); Vertonghen, Denayer, Alderweireld; Carrasco, Tielemans, Witsel, Castagne; Eden Hadard, Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne.
  • PRVW
    Line-ups are out!
Info

Pre-match

07 October 2021, 20:45

Stadium: Juventus Stadium

  • PRVW
    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the UEFA Nations League semi-final between Belgium and France. Who will reach the final? Any predictions?