But De Bruyne's best moments came when he combined with Eden Hazard on the opposite side of the pitch to the one he was stationed on, and Belgium missed his ability to pick a pass, with striker Romelu Lukaku mostly deprived of service.
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He has not tasted defeat in a competitive game as Belgium boss, his last loss in a non-friendly match the Toffees' 3-0 defeat by Sunderland in May 2016.
For all its possession, Belgium - the top scorers in this competition - were unable to break a robust French defense and will rue not capitalizing on its dominant first-half display. The Chelsea player looked the most likely to get his team on the scoresheet with Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku also looking unsafe.
Martinez brought on Dries Merteens for Moussa Dembele in an attempt to liven up his attack but France were now focused purely on frustrating Belgium's creative pair. On the other side, the Red Devils will be without Thomas Meunier who picked up the 2nd booking against Brazil.
However, they say they will have no objection if the Centre Court crowd want to take sneak peeks of the action from Moscow on their phones.
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The celebrations, however, did not end in the field as Southgate and his boys took to social media to express their delight. England now face Sweden in the quarter-finals in Samara at 3pm United Kingdom time on Saturday.
Martinez said: "It was a dead ball situation which was the difference".
"When you are not particularly tall, what is important is determination, the will to score, the will to go in front of the player and that is what enabled me to get this goal", said Umtiti.
Olivier Giroud flashed a header just wide and Mbappe set up Benjamin Pavard whose low shot was kept out by the outstretched leg of Courtois.
"Against Uruguay (in the quarter-finals) they scored with a free-kick and a goalkeeping error".