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Twitter reacts as France knock Uruguay out of the World Cup

Muhammad Saad
ANALYST
Humor
496   //    06 Jul 2018, 23:17 IST

Uruguay v France: Quarter Final - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
Uruguay v France: Quarter Final - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

The first quarter-final match between France and Uruguay saw Les Bleus prevail over La Celeste courtesy of a 2-0 scoreline.

With 40 minutes on the clock, Raphaël Varane put France ahead with his header from Antoine Griezmann's brilliant delivery into the opposition penalty area from the set-piece. The Atletico Madrid striker then cemented the lead via a 61th-minute goal that came off as a result of Fernando Muslera's howler.

In consequence, Didier Deschamps' side will now face either Brazil or Belgium in the semi-final.

Here's how Twitter reacted to the encounter.


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Muhammad Saad
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