- A deserved victory for France as they advance to the semi-final.
- Uruguay struggled to pin down the Europeans midfield.
- Uruguay fall in the World Cup quarter-finals for only the second time, after their 4-0 defeat to West Germany in 1966
- France become the fourth team to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup at least six times (after Germany, Brazil, Italy)
- This is the first time Les Bleus have reached the World Cup semi-finals since 2006, where they ultimately finished as runners-up