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2018 World Cup, Semi-finals: Time, TV schedule and live stream

Four countries remain to battle for the title of world champions.

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Sweden v England: Quarter Final - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images

Only four countries remain alive at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. What a tournament it’s been. Belgium, France, England, and Croatia are the last four teams remaining. One of them will be the new world champions, but which will it be?

On Tuesday, the two remaining favorites meet up in what promises to be a spectacular match. Belgium and France are to star-studded teams who’ll both believe they have a clear path to lifting the World Cup trophy on Sunday. Whoever wins will undoubtedly be favored in the final, the biggest questions is, which one will prevail?

The second semi-final on Wednesday sees England and Croatia battle for the last spot in Sunday’s final in Moscow. Both teams have looked impressive at different stages of the tournament. Both have quality all over the field. This one should be pretty interesting as it’s evenly matched.

What to watch for

Whose stars will shine brightest? On one side you have Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba, and Antoine Griezmann. On the other there’s Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, and Kevin De Bruyne. All have had their moments in this tournament. Which set of superstars will show up when it matters most? This will likely determine which top team makes it to the final.

“It’s coming home” - England are really feeling it right now on and off the field. Gareth Southgate’s side plowed through Sweden like a well-oiled machine. Meanwhile, the Three Lions supporters are as optimistic as we’ve ever seen. For a country who is usually hypercritical and negative towards their national team, this tournament has offered a breath of fresh air for all of England. Is it destiny for them to make it to the final? They’re one more result away.

Does Croatia have any gas left? Over the past week, Croatia have played 240 minutes of soccer and have survived two dramatic penalty shootouts. At the end of their quarterfinal against Russia, they looked more like a MASH unit than a team who had just qualified for the semi-finals. They’ll be without their starting right back and questions about their goalkeeper’s health are growing louder. There’s no doubting that Ivan Rakitic and Luka Modric are one of the best midfield tandems in the world, but can they pull off another dramatic win with their teammates running near empty?

How to Watch

Belgium vs. France

Location: Krestovsky Stadium, St. Petersburg

Kick-off time: Tuesday, July 10th, 2:00pm Eastern, 11:00am Pacific

Available TV: Fox (English), Telemundo (Spanish)

Available streaming: Fox Sports Go (App/Website), Telemundo (Website), FuboTV (Free Trial)

England vs. Croatia

Location: Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow

Kick-off time: Wednesday, July 11th, 2:00pm Eastern, 11:00am Pacific

Available TV: Fox (English), Telemundo (Spanish)

Available streaming: Fox Sports Go (App/Website), Telemundo (Website), FuboTV (Free Trial)