France’s match against Australia was the second of the Group D matches on Tuesday afternoon. The players of Didier Deschamps, one of the favorites for this year’s World Cup, wanted to start competing strongly, topping the table. This plan eventually succeeded, although the “kangaroo” did everything to make life difficult for the French.
Since the start of the competition, the defending champions have dominated the playing field. Already in the first minutes, “Tricolor” tried to transfer the ball into the opponent’s penalty area as quickly as possible, using the speed and skill of their attacking players, with their flankers in front. However, no one expected that the Australians would be able to bite off the opponent so effectively.
In the ninth minute of the match, Pikmin Playing in the AFC, he found the opportunity to quickly counterattack. Finally, after a wonderful pass from Matthew Leckie, Craig Goodwin sent the ball into the net, which stunned the entire football world. As if that weren’t enough, after a few minutes the French had to make a forced substitution. suffered an injury Lucas HernandezChanged by Brother Theo.
After a few minutes, the situation began to change. All because of the mistakes of the Australians, who have been playing very accurately and effectively so far. A mistake by a player near his own penalty area eventually ended in an excellent situation for France, which Adrien Rabiot took advantage of. A few minutes later, again after a foul, Rabiot found himself in the opponent’s 16th position with a pass to Olivier Giroud, who just had to put his foot up and direct the ball into an empty net.
However, this was not the end of the feelings, as the Australians had no intention of giving up. In the first half, one of the most talented players of the “kangaroos” got into an amazing position, directing the ball to the post.
From the start of the second half, the Australians had nothing to say. Didier Deschamps’ men completely dominated GameEvery now and then a great opportunity to score a goal. Among others, Olivier Giroud was close by, not so much mistaken for a bicycle kick. Finally, the French finished the match in the 68th minute, when Kylian Mbappe took advantage of a good cross and fired into the net from the fifth meter.
The next minutes were just confirmation of the power of the “tricolor”. 3 minutes due to Mbappe’s goal, Paris Saint-Germain’s lead cross perfectly inside the penalty area, which Giroud took advantage of. With this goal, the AC Milan striker joined Thierry Henry in the list of top scorers for the French national team, with 51 goals.
The last few minutes did not bring anything noteworthy. Although the French kept trying to take advantage of opportunities to pick up the pace, it had no effect. And so the meeting ended result 4-1, and the defending champion sat confidently on the leader’s seat in Group D, with a two-point difference over Tunisia and Denmark, who drew 0-0 with each other. Australia is in last place with zero points.
Group D matches will be held on Saturday 26 November. At 11:00 Tunisia will play Australia and at 17:00 Denmark will play France. for Champions In the world, a potential victory would mean advancement to the knockout stage.
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