"We have some margin to get even better", 1France coach Didier Deschamps, the 1998 World Cup-winning captain, said.
The other semi-final pits England (No. 12) against a beat up team from Croatia (No. 20).
With the pace of Sterling and others offering a threat from open play on top of England's nearly unrivalled threat from set pieces-they've scored eight from dead-ball situations in Russia-the Three Lions might just have the decisive edge in what should be a tight game.
Raphaël Varane headed France on their way to a 2-0 win over Uruguay from a free kick, while Fernandinho deflected a cross from a corner into his own net to put his Brazil side behind in their eventual 2-1 defeat at the hands of Belgium.
As for the prediction of the result of the semi-final match between England and Croatia, Karaket - a two-month-old goat named after the leading female character in Buppesannivas (Love Destiny), a highly popular 2018 Thai romance, comedy and historical drama - chose to suck milk from a bottle attached to a British national flag that was placed next to another milk bottle attached to a Croatian flag.
The last match between the two teams took place in 2015 with Belgium running out 4-3 winners with two Marouane Fellaini goals in an exciting friendly in Paris.
PredictionFrance have improved after a slow start in the group stages where they made hard work of Australia and Peru.
With the World Cup semi-finals to kick off tonight at 6 PM, it is a close call who will take the match between France and Belgium. They have also shown versatility in defence, with their three-man backline anchored by the impressive John Stones, in front of their fearless, agile goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford.
Previous meetingsEngland won their only previous clash at a major tournament, at Euro 2004, with a 4-2 triumph where Wayne Rooney scored twice.
Gareth Southgate's side's potency from set-pieces was certainly on the minds of Croatia after they were forced into penalties by Russian Federation.
England trio Harry Kane, Kyle Walker and Harry Maguire are looking to guide their side to only their second World Cup final.
That means players can get ready to explore a revamped map and collect new loot through the battle pass on Thursday, July 12. New map changes continue to be made in-game, suggesting that Epic Games have a lot planned for the start of the new season.
The boys were exploring the caves on June 23 with their coach when they were trapped inside by heavy seasonal rains. The authorites are still keeping the eight rescued boys away from their parents for fear of infection.
He has also lost all four meetings against the 20-time major victor , failing to win a set off the great Swiss star. His former coach, Wayne Ferreira, said at the start of the tournament, "He is one to watch" - and he is not wrong.
The Seals, the key force in the operation, posted on their official Facebook page that Tuesday would be a longer day than Monday. This means that a total of eleven boys are now out of the caves, and on their way for hospital observation via helicopter.
As engineers work to collect the data now aboard the spacecraft, researchers are analyzing data already returned to Earth. Considered the pioneer of planet hunting, it's discovered almost 3,000 confirmed worlds and as many potential candidates.
Clooney allegedly said that he was "fine" and that he would continue filming his Catch-22 mini-series in a few days. Clooney is in Sardinia to film a miniseries based on Joseph Heller's book " Catch 22 ", the news agency said.
He is understood to have received treatment at John Paul II hospital, but NBC News report that he has since been discharged. Earlier that month George was seen driving around the island on a scooter with Amal clinging on tightly behind him.
With the introduction of the new colour variant, the company has extended the variant range of its latest flagship device. The 256GB variant of the OnePlus 6 will be available in just Midnight Black colour option, and it comes with 8GB of RAM.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who officiated their royal wedding on May 19, also presided over the christening. The Queen looked well after skipping Prince Louis's Christening on Monday, following a busy week in Scotland last week.
Photographs from the scene showed a blue tarp covering a white passenger vehicle with massive front-end-damage. She's been told her daughters and husband died in the crash but remains heavily sedated, he added.
Former Arsenal Star Emmanuel Eboue Arrested
Police said a man has been detained on suspicion of arson and malicious communications outside a home in Enfield. A spokesman later added: 'He has since been released with no further action in respect of the arson allegation.
Baby found alive buried under debris in Montana woods
The sheriff's office said authorities were called to the Lolo Hot Springs area of Montana's Lolo National Forest at about 8 p.m. Crowley ran before cops arrived to the Lolo Hot Springs area but was later arrested thanks to further calls from locals.
Harold Varner, Kelly Kraft tied for lead at The Greenbrier
Bubba Watson , starting on the back nine, hurt his wrist on a bunker shot on No. 11 and finished the round and shot 2-under 68. After shooting an opening-round 65, Jason Kokrak backed that round up with a 64 Friday and sits just two shots back of Kraft.
George Clooney reportedly hurt in motorcycle crash in Italy
The A-list couple are believed to have brought their parents to the island to help care for the children while George works. The paper also tweeted a photo of his scooter abandoned by the side of the road with a Mercedes estate auto just feet away.
Boris Johnson resigns as British foreign secretary
Leaving the gathering, leading Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg said he did not think there would be a confidence vote over Mrs May. The Brexit "dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt", he said in the letter, which he posted to Twitter.
Microsoft launches Surface Go Tablet starting at $399
The price for the actual Surface Go starts from $399 for the 4/64 GB version and goes to $549 for the 8/128 GB variant. The Surface Go feels wonderfully light and pretty solid for something so cheap, and the 10-inch display is great.