Didier Deschamps - France still not over loss in Euro 2016 final

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There will be no first World Cup final for the Red Devils, and instead they must now try to lift themselves for the third-place play-off, back in Saint Petersburg on Saturday, against the loser of Wednesday's semi-final between England and Croatia. "It was a frustrating match".

'Paul has grown in the team, he is a very expressive player.

"That was the difference, but if you're going to lose, I'm so proud of the players".

But Pogba has enjoyed an impressive World Cup for France and excelled against Belgium in Tuesday's 1-0 semi-final win, a performance that earned him high praise from his coach Didier Deschamps and compatriot Arsene Wenger, the former Arsenal manager.

The team got to the final for the third time thanks to Samuel Umtiti's header off a corner in the 51st minute. We achieved success as a compact team who do not give in, who work for one another and this is maybe one of the best periods for Luka.

Pogba was one of France's star performers in the 1-0 win over Belgium.

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"But equally we want to be a team that are hitting quarter-finals, semi-finals, finals - that is what we have aimed to do in the long term". It lost in extra time in Paris in the final of the 2016 European Championship to Portugal.

That's exactly what Southgate and England captain Harry Kane called it immediately after losing to Croatia, using terms that losers of past World Cup semifinals have tossed around too.

Vida and a team official, both of whom used to play for Ukrainian club Dynamo Kiev, appeared in a pro-Ukraine video posted shortly after Croatia knocked Russian Federation out of the tournament. He was more creative in terms of recovery of the ball, one-on-ones, he performed very well. "This squad doesn't have those type of players, they are all of a similar level". "They are young and they will be even stronger in two and four years' time". Then, right back Lilian Thuram scored the only two goals of his career to help France beat Croatia in the semifinals. "Gareth is doing exactly the same".

The 25-year-old has been in good form for Les Bleus at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, especially in the three knockout fixtures they have played so far, against Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium.

Luckily, the French players escaped with no more than just having to catch their breath after the extended celebrations.

"Whatever the name on the Arc de Triomphe, we just want this World Cup". In Britain, shoppers spent more on beer, barbecues and big-screen televisions in June but the overall increase in sales slowed, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

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