Samuel Umtiti celebrates a goal with the French selection

RISKY BET OF DESCHAMPS

Samuel Umtiti struck to Belgium with the first goal of the semis of the World-wide

Published:10/07/2018 - 11:38h

Updated:11/07/2018 - 03:03h

In another party to face or cross, France and Belgium played the pass to the final of the World-wide, and Samuel Umtiti opened the tin with a so much that popped the semis. The central was doubt by his physical problems, but the risky bet was worthwhile

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The World-wide of Russia encara his definite stage, and the clashes of semifinals already decide by details. The first in striking in the France-Belgium were the 'bleus', that approached to his aims thanks to an invited unexpected. The so much of Samuel Umtiti celebrated as never.

The first time there was state equalised between the men of Didier Deschamps and the ones of Roberto Martínez, with a marked start by the efusividad of the 'network devils' and an end that was changing the tendency to measure that approached the rest. In the resumption, everything changed, because prompt was the central the one who threw off balance the equality in the electronic.

It ran the minute 51 when Antoine Griezmann served a kickoff of corner very closed from the right, and to his sending answered in the first stick Umtiti. The one of Yaundé anticipated to the mark of Marouane Fellaini and touched the spherical the just, baffling to Thibaut Courtois and lodging it at the bottom of the network.

The bet of Deschamps by the 'touched' Umtiti, winning

Precisely, the defender had been protagonist in the previous days to the meeting by his physical problems, since during the competition has not attained to park his annoyances in the knee and also some muscular annoyances. The seleccionador gave him rest when it could during the phase of groups, but to the hour of the truth has not doubted in risking.

Far of the doubts that showed the central in his debut, has gone growing in his performance, forming a flawless couple beside Raphaël Varane. The penalti against Australia left touched to Samuel, but at the same time was the touch just of attention so that his rhythm changed until turning into him star of the championship.

The one who observes precavido and ilusionado his evolutions is the Barça, that has to have him in shape for the start of the next season. The Catalans know that if it is to the maximum Umtiti marks differences, and with his agreement tied and fewer distractions, expect that it go back to surrender like one of the best of the world.

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