The final match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 was held today. The match wise highlights are appended below.

Breaking – World Cup 2018: France ‘2018 Champions’

FIFA World Cup 2018 – M64: France Vs Croatia 4-2

WC ’18 – Match 64: France Vs Croatia

Result: 4 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • France: Mario Manzukic 18′ (OG), Antoine Griezmann 38′ (P), Paul Pogba 59′, Kylian Mbappe 65′
  • Croatia: Ivan Perisic 28′, Mario Mandzukic 69′

Match Statistics:

France Team Stats Croatia


Shots 14


Shots On Target 4
34% Possession


285 Passes



Pass Accuracy 83%


Fouls 13


Yellow Cards


0 Red Cards


1 Offsides


2 Corners



  • France were the clear favorites but Croatia also possessed the capability to win the World Cup. This was also France’s third World Cup final while Croatia had reached the final for the first time in their World Cup history.
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Players singing national anthem before the match
  • The Frenchmen had a strong attacking line-up while Croatia boasted with a strong midfield.
  • Play started as both teams looked full of life. France in particular, looked very lively especially in their attacks.
  • A foul from Croatia handed the French an early free kick. Antoine Griezmann took the shot and unluckily, Mario Mandzukic scored an own goal.

  • After facing an early setback, Croatia made a strong comeback as a super strike from Perisic leveled the scoreboard.
  • The fun was just beginning as just minutes from the half time, France were given a penalty.
  • France’s lead penalty scorer, Antoine Griezmann took the shot and restored the lead.

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  • Croatia could not equalize and the first half ended with France in the driving seat.
  • In the 2nd half, France continued their superb attacking play as Pogba converted some superb passing from the likes of Mbappe & Griezmann to double the lead.

  • France were not done yet as 6 minutes later the World Cup sensation Kylian Mbappe netted the ball from 25 yards to make it 4 – 1.

  • 4 minutes later, Mario Mandzukic scored to make it 4 – 2 and gave some hope to Croatia.

  • With 20 minutes left in the play, Croatia needed two more goals to force the match into extra time.
  • But unfortunately, the French defense proved to be too strong for them as Croatia lost the final to France, who lifted the World Cup trophy for the 2nd time after 1998.

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