The young French team now waits to find out whether they will face either a first-time finalist in Croatia or an England team that has not been in a final since they won the trophy in 1966. France forward Antoine Griezmann shouted during the post-match celebrations.
For the generation of Hazard, De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku, beating Brazil in the quarter-finals was meant to be the breakthrough on the way to winning a major tournament for the first time.
But the worrying factor for Croatia or England is that France still look to have another gear to move into.
That was as far as Belgium got as France put up a football equivalent of a brick wall at the back to seal their place in Sunday's final. Yes I scored the goal but tonight we delivered a huge match.
They last met in a friendly in 2015 and a number of Belgian and French players are team mates at club level.
Speaking to the BBC after the defeat, boss Roberto Martinez was slightly more pragmatic about the exit and focused on his side finishing with a flourish in Saturday's third-placed play-off.
"He's brought something we didn't have", said Spanish coach Martinez.
"The game was very tight".
But standing in their way is Deschamps' France who are looking to venture into their third World Cupfinal in 20 years.
France won a free-kick on the right wing where Griezmann's delivery was ideal but Pogba's header goes over.
Hazard was unsafe again moments later when he cut in from the left and unleashed a rasping drive which clipped off the back of Raphael Varane and just over the bar.
Mbappe slipped in Pavard but his goal-bound shot was saved by Courtois' trailing right leg.
Those goals took him to three in this tournament and, with two games to go, Mbappe will certainly want to add to that and fire France to a second Jules Rimet success.
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With Ngolo Kante marshalling the effort, France were on De Bruyne and Hazard like a flash, snuffing out the slightest opportunity for them to probe the French defence.
Stung into action, Martinez sent on Marouane Fellaini and Nacer Chadli in the 65th minute, and both were heavily involved as Belgium pulled off a late comeback, with Chadli securing victory with practically the last kick of the game.
The Red Devils' best chance late came after Hazard was tackled on the edge of the box, the ball spilling to Axel Witsel who forced France's impressive goalkeeper Hugo Lloris into a punching save.
"I do not have the words", Mbappe said to TF1.
"It could be a little bit hard but he's working for Belgium now and he wants us to win".
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