Ivan Perisic makes it 1-1 in the 29th minute into the World Cup final game against France. Mandzukic touches the ball and scores the first goal off Griezmann's free-kick in between his own net 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.
France، which claimed the country's only World Cup title on home turf in 1998، will be playing in their third final in 20 years. The team's current head coach Deschamps was the captain of the World Cup-winning squad back in 1998.