Belgium's Witsel expects France to win World Cup

Last Updated: Sat, Jul 14, 2018 14:56 hrs

St. Petersburg, July 14 (IANS) Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel expects France to defeat Croatia in the final of the 2018 World Cup.

Speaking at a press conference on the eve of Belgium's clash with England for third place on Friday, Witsel said that while a final is "always difficult," he thinks Les Bleus will prevail and win their second World Cup, reports Efe.

Witsel noted, however, that he is likely to miss the Croatia-France match on Sunday, as he will be with his Red Devil teammates at a ceremony to mark their return to Belgium.

--IANS

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