Paul Pogba produced a superbly complete midfield display as France booked their place in their third World Cup final with a 1-0 win over Belgium.
The Frenchman, following a period of Belgian domination early on, brought his team up the pitch with some surging runs and pinpoint deliveries through the lines to Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann.
But what impressed most was his presence in defence after Samuel Umtiti put Les Bleus ahead, battling for anything which came near France’s box.
Here are Pogba’s numbers from the game, illustrating just how effervescent he was in Saint Petersburg.
Paul Pogba's game by numbers vs. Belgium:
28 passes completed 4 tackles completed3 chances created1 take-on completed
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