Theo Hernandez scored an excellent Ninetieth-minute winner as France hit again from 2-0 right down to stun Belgium and attain the Nations League ultimate.
Didier Deschamps’ facet seemed out of competition on the break after conceding two objectives within the area of 4 minutes, however an exhilarating second-half fightback arrange a gathering with Spain.
AC Milan full-back Hernandez was the match-winner, amassing the ball on the sting of the field and firing residence a end into the far nook to spark joyous scenes on the Allianz Enviornment in Turin.
It began nicely for Belgium, who took a Thirty seventh-minute lead when Yannick Carrasco reduce in from the left and drilled in a end on the close to put up, wrongfooting goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
Simply 4 minutes later, Roberto Martinez’s facet doubled their benefit as Romelu Lukaku latched on to Kevin de Bruyne’s by means of ball and fired a blistering shot into the roof of the web.
However Karim Benzema pulled a objective again on the hour mark, turning and sliding a end into the underside nook from Kylian Mbappe’s lay-off.
They usually drew stage by means of Mbappe’s confidently taken penalty after Youri Tielemans’ journey on Antoine Griezmann inside the world.
Lukaku thought he had gained it with three minutes remaining after slotting in from Carrasco’s low cross, however the strike was dominated out by VAR for offside.
There was nonetheless time for Paul Pogba to rattled the crossbar with a chic curling free-kick from 30 yards out, earlier than Hernandez struck late on.
The ultimate takes place on the San Siro on Sunday (19:45 BST kick-off), whereas the third-place play-off between France and European champions Italy is in Turin on the identical day (14:00).
Extra to observe.
- 5VertonghenBooked at 67mins
- 21CastagneSubstituted forBatshuayiat 90+2′minutes
- 8TielemansSubstituted forVanakenat 70′minutes
- 7De Bruyne
- 10E HazardSubstituted forTrossardat 74′minutes
- 18De Ketelaere
- 2PavardSubstituted forDuboisat 90+2′minutes
- 14RabiotSubstituted forTchouaméniat 75′minutes
- 19BenzemaSubstituted forVeretoutat 90+7′minutes
- 20Ben Yedder
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Match ends, Belgium 2, France 3.
Second Half ends, Belgium 2, France 3.
Substitution, France. Jordan Veretout replaces Karim Benzema.
Foul by Jan Vertonghen (Belgium).
Jules Koundé (France) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Substitution, Belgium. Michy Batshuayi replaces Timothy Castagne.
Substitution, France. Léo Dubois replaces Benjamin Pavard.
Objective! Belgium 2, France 3. Theo Hernández (France) left footed shot from the left facet of the field to the underside proper nook.
Paul Pogba (France) hits the bar with a proper footed shot from exterior the field from a direct free kick.
Foul by Axel Witsel (Belgium).
Karim Benzema (France) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
VAR Determination: No Objective Belgium 2-2 France.
Offside, Belgium. Yannick Carrasco tries a by means of ball, however Romelu Lukaku is caught offside.
Try missed. Kylian Mbappé (France) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is shut, however misses to the left. Assisted by Karim Benzema.
Leandro Trossard (Belgium) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
Foul by Jules Koundé (France).
Nook, France. Conceded by Timothy Castagne.
Try missed. Antoine Griezmann (France) left footed shot from exterior the field is simply too excessive. Assisted by Paul Pogba.
Offside, Belgium. Leandro Trossard tries a by means of ball, however Romelu Lukaku is caught offside.
Try saved. Aurélien Tchouaméni (France) proper footed shot from exterior the field is saved within the backside proper nook.