France is once again moving on to semifinals of the World Cup.
The French beat Harry Kane and England 2-1 on Saturday. Olivier Giroud scored in the 78th minute at Al Bayt Stadium to break the 1-1 tie.
Kane kicked the ball too high, missing a crucial penalty kick in the 84th minute that would have made it a 2-2 tie. If Kane's kick had gone into the goal, he would have tied Wayne Rooney's all-time England record of 53 international goals.
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It was his second spot kick of the match. He had scored earlier to make it 1-1 after Aurelien Tchouameni had given France the lead.
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France remains on track to be the first team since Brazil in 1962 to win back-to-back World Cups.
Gareth Southgate and the England national team came up short of reaching a second successive World Cup semifinal.
France could not have asked for a better start to the contest. Aurélien Tchouameni shook off a tackle from Declan Rice and struck a brilliant effort from a distance right past goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.
In the 25th minute, Dayot Upamecano tangled with Kane, which sparked calls for a penalty. The referee ultimately waved away appeals for the penalty after a video review.
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France will next face Morocco in the semifinals on Wednesday. The Moroccans became the first African team to reach the semifinals at the World Cup by beating Portugal 1-0.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.