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FIBA World Cup 2019: USA vs France - Quarterfinals live score and updates

Final Score: USA 79 - 89 France
Updated: 11 September 2019 18:36 IST - Published: 11 September 2019 16:32 IST
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It is France that advance to the semi-finals of the FIBA World Cup following a stunning win over the USA. France dominated throughout the first half, although the United States looked set to advance following an excellent third period. 
However, Fournier and Gobert had other ideas as the French dominated the final quarter to inflict a first World Cup defeat on the Americans since 2006. Thanks for joining us, and this is Tristan Elliott signing off for Sportskeeda
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Top Performers of the Game
USA
Donovan Mitchell: 29 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists
Marcus Smart: 11 points, 2 assists
France
Evan Fournier: 22 points, 4 assists
Rudy Gobert: 21 points, 16 rebounds, 3 blocks
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France advance to the semi-finals to take on Argentina

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Mitchell and Walker both attempt three-pointers but time expires and the USA is eliminated! 
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De Colo connects with both
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De Colo is fouled again
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Kemba Walker commits the turnover for a backcourt violation
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Just 16 seconds remaining here and France lead by 8 points
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USA call for a timeout 
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He connects with both
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De Colo will shoot two at the line
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De Colo is fouled again and we head to review
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France up by six with just 16.7 seconds left on the clock
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Middleton catches Walker's pass out of bounds, and that could be that!
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De Colo makes one of two
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Middleton fouls De Colo
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Brown can't connect with the driving layup 
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There is a scramble for the rebound and a jump ball is called
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He connects with his second before missing the third
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Walker misses the first
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The review confirms that the contact came from outside and Walker can half the deficit 
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Smart play from the Boston star and he will head to the line to shoot three 
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Gobert fouls Walker behind the line!
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He makes both to put the Franch up by six with just 53 seconds remaining 
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De Colo will shoot two at the line
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Harris fouls out 
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Mitchell gets to the basket but another huge block by Gobert!
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Fournier can't get a shot away as time expires
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Four-point game with less than 90 seconds left
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Walker gets inside and connects with the floater
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But France's momentum is killed as Fournier commits an offensive foul
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Gobert blocks Kemba Walker's driving layup
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Ntilikina makes the difficult jump shot with a hand in his face!
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The Celtics man has now missed his last four attempts from the line
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Smart misses both!
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Smart draws the foul on Ntilikina and will head to the line
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The USA has less than three minutes to save its World Cup campaign 
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USA call timeout
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Fournier feeds Gobert and the Utah Jazz star slams down to give the French a four-point lead
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France are just three minutes away from a major shock here!
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After a sequence of poor offense, Fournier puts the French up with a simple layup
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Walker and De Colo exchange misses 
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Mitchell misses from inside before Ntilikina levels the scoreline with a huge three!
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Batum makes an easy two following an air-ball from Fournier
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Barnes comes up with a huge block on Fournier's driving layup
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USA lead by five
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Walker connects with both of his attempts from the line
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Walker with a pump-fake and draws the foul from Batum
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Excellent ball movement from France but Ntilikina's can't connect with the three
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But the officials rule it wasn't a shooting foul