France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2018 World Cup

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World Cup 2018 : France 4-2 Croatia 15/07/2018

MOSCOW, Jul. 15, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : France claimed a second FIFA World Cup crown with a 4-2 win against Croatia (halftime: 2-1) in the final on Sunday night at the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium in Moscow.

France dominated the first half thanks to goals from Mandžukić ('18 own) and Griezmann ('38 on penalty). Leading 2-1 at the break, the Frenchs further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Pogba '59 and Mbappé '65).

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Overview

France at the World Cup

  • 1 title (1998)
  • 15 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 21 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1998) Runners-up (2006) Third Place (1958, 1986) Fourth Place (1982)

Croatia at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1998)
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
  • Statistics: Third Place (1998)
2018 World Cup Poster
France
4:2
Croatia
4:2 (2:1)
  • 15 July 2018
  • 18:00
  • Moscow

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