After a fantastic show, the French national team defeated England (2:1) and advanced to the semifinals of the World Cup. The anti-hero of the Sons of Albion was Harry Kane, who shot a penalty kick in the 84th minute of the match. After the match, he got words of support from his rival.
Fans want to see such matches as often as possible. England and France created a great spectacle, but only one team could advance to the semifinals of the World Cup in Qatar. In the end, it was the Tricolors who proved to be marginally better (2:1) and checked into the medal zone.
In the team of the Sons of Albion, the biggest unlucky player was Harry Kane. The England captain, who played a very good tournament in the 84th minute, shot a penalty. This goal could have equalized the result of the match.
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Speaking to the media after the meeting, Kane was consoled by… Hugo Lloris. The Frenchman plays alongside the Englishman at Tottenham Hotspur, and they both know each other very well.
- I have to be honest. We are teammates, and I respect him a lot. Kane took responsibility at a crucial moment,” Sportskeeda.com quotes the French goalkeeper.
- Fortunately for us, he missed. I know he’s strong and won’t think about it for too long. I can share this moment of pain with him,” Lloris added.
France will face Morocco in the semifinals. This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, at 8 p.m. This match will be broadcast on TVP 1, TVP Sport, and TVP 4K. An online stream will also be available on WP Pilot.