France defeated Argentina 4-3 in a pulsating match in Kazan and advanced to the last eight.

“It was a very important game for us, we want to play as good as possible, I think we did everything in our powers. Now we can prepare for the next match. The game with Argentina changed our chances at the tournament for the better,” Kante told journalists after the game.

In the quarter-finals, France will face Uruguay or Portugal on Friday.