Croatia's only chance against France is a bit cliché

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren

Ahead of the World Cup final between France and Croatia, which happens to be the 900th game in the tournament's history, we compiled a list of key stats and figures that will be at play with the help of the ESPN Stats & Information Group.

Mbappe, who plays for Paris Saint-Germain in the French league, was born months after France won its only other World Cup title in 1998.

The breathless 4-2 victory under stormy skies at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium means Didier Deshchamps' side - balancing youthful vitality and tournament nous - have buried the pain of their defeat in the Euro 2016 final on home soil.

Six minutes later Lucas Hernandez tore down the left to set up Mbappe to drill home a low shot as the 19-year-old young player of the tournament claimed his fourth goal in Russian Federation and became the first teenager to score in a final since Pele in 1958.

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Should any of them fail to surpass Kane, the Tottenham man would become only the second ever England player to win the prize, after Gary Lineker also hit six at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. This is Croatia's first appearance in the final and first chance at winning it all.

They emerged victorious from a tough semi against Belgium (1-0), harnessing their flair to grind out the win thanks in part to the superb Hugo Lloris in goal. "We can not wait to lift the Cup and bring it back to France".

60 years since someone as young as 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe scored in a World Cup Final: the then 17-year-old Pele for Brazil against Sweden in 1958.

Perisic and Mandzukic both scored for Croatia, first to equalise in the 28th minute and later as a consolation goal in the 69th, embarrassing Lloris with a flicked shot as the France goalkeeper tried to dribble the ball out of his goalmouth. "The French did not surprise us, we let in two soft goals coupled with an own goal and a penalty".

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Antoine Griezmann showed vast calm under pressure to bury his first-half penalty, while also setting up France's opening goal as the No7 proved to be a constant threat to Croatia's backline.

There was the first-ever use of VAR in a World Cup final - with the outcome splitting opinions - as well as a bad goalkeeping error and a teenager making history.

France's national team defeated the Belgian squad 1-0 to reach the finals. They booked their spot in the round of 16 after a goalless draw against Denmark.

"We are sad but proud at the same time", he said.

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