Mandzukic touches the ball and makes the first score in his own goal in the 18th minute of the match.
France، who is looking to lift their second World Cup trophy، is squaring off against Croatia in the final in Moscow's 78،000-seat Luzhniki Stadium. In the semi-finals، Croatia earned a hard-fought 2-1 victory over England through Mario Mandzukic's goal in the 109th minute to secure their spot in the finals. Croatia، whose previous best was a third-place finish at the 1998 World Cup، have advanced to the final for the first time in their history.
France's national team defeated the Belgian squad 1-0 to reach the finals. Croatia's starting XI: Danijel Subasic، Sime Vrsaljko، Ivan Strinic، Dejan Lovren، Domagoj Vida، Ivan Rakitic، Luka Modric، Ivan Perisic، Marcelo Brozovic، Mario Mandzukic، Ante Rebic.
France's starting XI: Hugo Lloris، Benjamin Pavard، Raphael Varane، Samuel Umtiti، Paul Pogba، Antoine Griezmann، Olivier Giroud، Kylian Mbappe، N'Golo Kante، Blaise Matuidi، Lucas Hernandez.