France beat Belgium 1-0 behind Samuel Umtiti's 51st minute header to advance to the World Cup final for the third time in team history. Here, the best photos from the tightly contested semifinal in Saint Petersburg.Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Victory hugs after the final whistle. Michael Regan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Corentin Tolisso celebrates France's 1-0 victory. Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Eden Hazard of Belgium and Blaise Matuidi of France after a collision. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Giroud congratulates teammate Samuel Umtiti for putting France up 1-0. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images France's Samuel Umtiti after scoring the opening goal. GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images Courtois thwards Mbappe. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images Hugo Lloris punches the ball away. Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images Paul Pogba confers with Hugo Lloris. Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Belgian coach Roberto Martinez reacts to a foul on Eden Hazard. Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Olivier Giroud under pressure from Mossua Dembele. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images Hugo Lloris makes a diving save. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Olivier Giroud tussles with Vincent Kompany. Michael Regan - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Eden Hazard closes in on France's Raphael Varane. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images Kylian Mbappe on the move. Robert Cianflone - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Inside the stadium.
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