BITTER Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has blasted France and their "anti-football".
The Chelsea stopper was clearly upset with the way Les Bleus played during the 1-0 semi-final win.
Belgium had 64 per cent of the possession as Didier Deschamps men sat back and looked to hit them on the counter.
Samuel Umtiti scored the only goal of the game - powering home from a set-piece - as Roberto Martinez's Belgium struggled to create many clear-cut chances.
Courtois later raged to Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad: "France have played anti-football.
"I have not yet experienced that a striker plays so far from goal.
"It's their right to play like that... but it's not nice to see.
"Not only the French tactics, but the referee. he didn't call well at all."
However, despite his protests Courtois - who later carried his daughter around the pitch - was the busier keeper on the night.
He faced 19 shots, with five of those on target, while Hugo Lloris made three saves from nine shouts.
Courtois' team-mates echoed his sentiments, with Jan Vertonghen adding: "I am disillusioned, especially because we feel that we were the strongest team in the tournament.
"It’s frustrating to play against such a team, very closed.
"It’s a very experienced team against which you have to score the first goal."
Kevin De Bruyne said: ""Have I been annoyed by France? No, I play at Man City.
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"I play against teams that play so defensively 90 per cent of the time.
"That is football. What they do, they do well.
"Both teams have had opportunities.
"That one goal makes the difference."