World Cup 2018: France vs Belgium: Team news, injuries, possible lineups

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France will on Tuesday night clash with Belgium in the 2018 FIFA World Cup semi-final fixtures at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Russia.

The Les Blues head into the game following a 2-0 victory over Uruguay in the quarter-final last weekend.

Today's fixture will represent the 74th meeting between the two nations, with Belgium claiming 30 wins in comparison to 24 victories for France.

France coach, Didier Deschamps has no new injuries worries in his squad ahead of the game.

Deschamps is unlikely to make major alterations to his side, but midfielder, Blaise Matuidi is available again after serving a one-match suspension.

The only selection dilemma appears to be whether Matuidi or Corentin Tolisso will feature on the left flank in the midfield.

Meanwhile, Belgium head into the game after beating Brazil 2-1 in the quarter-final on Friday.

The Red Devils coach, Roberto Martinez has no new injuries worries in his squad ahead of the game.

Martinez will be without Thomas Meunier in his squad as the right wing-back serves a one-match ban for two yellow cards.

The rest of the team could remain the same, although Youri Tielemans and Mousa Dembele are options in the midfield should either Axel Witsel or Marouane Fellaini only feature on the bench.

France's potential starting XI: Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Hernandez; Kante, Pogba; Mbappe, Griezmann, Matuidi; Giroud

Belgium's potential starting XI: Courtois; Alderweireld, Kompany, Vertonghen; Chadli, Witsel, Fellaini, Carrasco; De Bruyne, Hazard, Lukaku

The kick-off time for the match is 7pm.

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