France v Croatia, 08 July 1998

Score2-1 to France
RefereeJosé María García-Aranda
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
VenueStade de France, Paris
Attendance76,000
Kick-off: 9.00pm local

2  France

Manager: Aime Jacquet

1  Croatia

Manager: Miroslav Blazevic

Goals:

Lilian Thuram 47 G
Lilian Thuram 70 G

Goals:

Davor Suker 46 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Fabien Barthez
Defender Laurent Blanc
Defender Lilian Thuram
Defender/Centre back Marcel Desailly
Full back Bixente Lizarazu
Midfielder Didier Deschamps (captain)
Midfielder Youri Djorkaeff
Midfielder Christian Karembeu
Midfielder Emmanuel Petit
Midfielder Zinedine Zidane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Drazen Ladic
Defender Slaven Bilic
Defender Dario Simic
Defender Igor Stimac
Defender/Midfielder Robert Jarni
Midfielder Aljosa Asanovic
Midfielder Zvonimir Boban (captain)
Midfielder Zvonimir Soldo
Midfielder Mario Stanic
Forward Davor Suker (captain)
Forward Goran Vlaovic

Substitutions:

Thierry Henry for Christian Karembeu 31
David Trezeguet for Stephane Guivarc'h 69
Frank Leboeuf for Youri Djorkaeff 75

Substitutions:

Silvio Maric for Zvonimir Boban 65
Robert Prosinecki for Mario Stanic 90

Cards:

Laurent Blanc 76 R

Cards:

Aljosa Asanovic 45 Y
Mario Stanic 73 Y
Dario Simic 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Lionel Charbonnier
Goalkeeper Bernard Lama
Defender/Centre back Frank Leboeuf
Defender/Left back Vincent Candela
Midfielder Alain Boghossian
Midfielder Robert Pires
Midfielder Patrick Vieira
Midfielder/Forward Bernard Diomede
Forward Thierry Henry
Forward David Trezeguet

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Marijan Mrmic
Goalkeeper Vladimir Vasilj
Defender Goran Jurić
Defender Zoran Mamic
Defender Anthony Seric
Defender Igor Tudor
Midfielder Krunoslav Jurcic
Midfielder Robert Prosinecki
Forward Ardijan Kozniku
Forward Petar Krpan
Forward Silvio Maric