England or Croatia stand between the 1998 winners and a second world crown, but France will be favourites to lift the trophy in Moscow on Sunday.
In the last four they met their 1990 World Cup semi-final nemesis Germany, who gatecrashed the hosts' party by winning a penalty shootout after England's sixth spot-kick - taken by Southgate - was saved.
Southgate is convinced the future is bright whatever the outcome.
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He said: "That doesn't happen too often - the only time that it happened in Belgian football was in 1986 and we finished fourth, so we need to understand that this is an important game".
"The improvement and the hunger in the players is very clear for everyone to see".
"Every city we've played in, and our base in particular, but everywhere we've played, we've had a really warm welcome, the organization of the tournament has been absolutely first-class". Now is the time to look forward to our last game here, " he said.
"We've made several pieces of history".
But De Bruyne's best moments came when he combined with Eden Hazard on the opposite side of the pitch to the one he was stationed on, and Belgium missed his ability to pick a pass, with striker Romelu Lukaku mostly deprived of service.
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Iran failed to progress from their group at the 2018 World Cup after one win against Morocco, a draw with Portugal and defeat to Spain.
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So far, divers have rescued four additional boys, which leaves four more and their soccer coach to go. They were all treated for rabies, in case of bats in the cave, and tetanus, and set up with IV drips.
France vs Belgium: French supporters are confident
Because of his quick feet, change of direction and exquisite close control, he is hard to tackle and this often draws a foul. Marouane Fellaini, who has oft-partnered Pogba in the United midfield, will now be looking to stop the powerful Frenchman.
"We keep looking to break the barriers down".
"We had to believe and we know how talented we are as a squad", he added.
"Enormously proud", Umtiti said.
"Things could have been different for us with that".
"Our supporters and our country has had a long time suffering in terms of football".
"They are young, fearless, probably not as aware as we were of the magnitude of the occasion".
'Our country has been through some hard moments recently in terms of its unity, but sport can unite.
But Southgate revealed he could not listen to it for many years.
"If France go to the final against England, I think England will beat them. We're all in this together".
"Personally, I spoke to the manager and some of my teammates, I didn't feel like I was playing as well as I should have been", Alli told reporters.
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They have been nine extraordinary years. "At the time, there wasn't the jersey of Belgium, that's why we wore the one of France". Whilst Hazard also added that the performances of the precocious Mbappé could lead to a nomination for the Ballon d'Or.
I am sure that they will show this same attitude against Croatia . "They are an exhaustive team, they know how to do everything". France and Belgium play on the other side of the draw first, with their game scheduled to take place on Tuesday (7pm).
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The 40-year-old 2006 World Cup victor joins the big-spending Parisian side days after his contract with Juventus ended in June. He would become the first signing under the new PSG manager, Thomas Tuchel, who replaced now-Arsenal boss Unai Emery.
Manchester United is greatly relieved to learn that the 12 footballers and their coach trapped in a cave in Thailand are. Some cross the border each day to go to school, a routine that Wassana Saebaew, one of their classmates, knows well.
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The 27-year-old Algeria global will join the Manchester side after Leicester City accepted a Club-record fee for the transfer. Riyad Mahrez is reportedly undergoing a medical at Manchester City ahead of a move from Leicester City .
France reach 2018 World Cup final, beat Belgium 1-0
Benjamin Pavard went closer with a shot Courtois saved with his outstretched foot after Mbappe had hypnotized the Belgian defense. It was one of Dembele's last acts as Dries Mertens came on for the midfielder as Belgium chased an equaliser.
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The Chelsea defensive midfielder has covered enormous amounts of ground in this World Cup, but it's not just about distance run. Blaise Matuidi was suspended for France's 2-0 quarterfinal win over Uruguay, but he is expected to return to the lineup.
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Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to join Juventus
Real Madrid has won my heart and that of my family and it is because of that, now more than ever, I would like to say thank you. He is also a five-time world player of the year, a record he shares with his eternal rival, Argentine talisman Lionel Messi .
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Marouane Fellaini , who has oft-partnered Pogba in the United midfield, will now be looking to stop the powerful Frenchman. This fixture is one of the matches that could easily have been the "Final" of this 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation .