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France Gains World Cup Final Spot Against Argentina

Defending Champions Open as Slim Favorite at BetUS After Dispatching Morocco

Defending champion France set up an iconic FIFA World Cup  Final by defeating Morocco 2-0 in a semifinal on Thursday.

The dream matchup pits elite soccer countries and two of the best players in the world, France’s Kylian Mbappe against Argentine mega-star Lionel Messi.

France's players celebrate their victory in the Qatar 2022 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Morocco
Franck Fife / AFP

The French grabbed a quick lead over Morocco in what turned out to be an energetic first half with many chances. Theo Hernandez scored quickly and Morocco had to play from behind and press.

Morocco, the first African nation to reach the semifinals, nearly scored a spectacular goal toward the end of the first half.

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Randal Kolo Muani scored the insurance tally in the second half for France, which is bidding to become the first country to repeat as World Cup champions since Brazil in 1958 and 1962. To learn more about the match between Argentinos Juni vs Godoy Cruz in the Argentina Liga Profesional.

BetUS, America’s Favorite Sportsbook, quickly posted odds for the Final: France is +175, Argentina is +180 and a draw is listed at +210.

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