Tag: France

2018 World Cup Final Highlights France 4-2 Croatia July 15 2018

France took the lead on 18 minutes when Mario Mandzukic scored an own goal from a free-kick. Croatia equalised on 28 minutes when Ivan Perisic pounced with a devastating left-foot finish. France were awarded a penalty on 36 minutes after the use of VAR decided Perisic had handled the ball. After waiting an age to take […]

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Highlights Uruguay 0-2 France June 6 2018

France have made it through to the semi-finals of the World Cup following a 2-0 victory over Uruguay. Defender Raphael Varane headed home Antoine Griezmann‘s cross to open the scoring after 41 minutes. France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris made an outstanding one-handed  save to deny Martin Caceres before break. Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera fumbled swerving long-range […]

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Highlights Brazil 1-2 Belgium June 6 2018

Belgium were gifted the lead through an unfortunate own goal from Brazil star Fernandinho after 13 minutes. The Red Devils doubled their lead on the half-hour mark via an exquisite 20-yard finish from Kevin De Bruyne. Renato Augusto pulled one back for Brazil with a good header just three minutes after coming off the bench. Brazil […]

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Highlights Uruguay 2-1 Portugal June 30 2018

Edinson Cavani got Uruguay off to the perfect start after seven minutes when he scored with a header. Portugal had chances in the first half to equalise, which included a free-kick that Cristiano Ronaldo missed. Better chances finally arrived in the second half, with central defender Pepe scoring with a powerful header. But Uruguay went back […]

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Highlights France 4-3 Argentina June 30 2018

Kylian Mbappe scored a second-half brace to send France through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Antoine Griezmann fired France into the lead after 13 minutes with a penalty after Kylian Mbappe was fouled. Just before half-time, Argentina drew level thanks to a sensational long-range strike from Angel Di Maria. Three minutes into the […]

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Highlights Denmark 0-0 France June 26 2018

France secured first place ahead of Denmark in Group C on Tuesday following a 0-0 draw in Moscow that could set up a heavyweight World Cup clash with Lionel Messi‘s Argentina in the last 16. Neither team really had much to play for and, after the nil-fest, both advance to the knockout stage with France […]

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Highlights France 1-0 Peru June 21 2018

France qualified for the World Cup 2018 knockout stages with Kylian Mbappe‘s strike the difference in a narrow win over Peru. Mbappe became the youngest player to score for Les Bleus at a World Cup when he ran onto Olivier Giroud‘s deflected shot to tap home into an empty net. Striker Paolo Guerrero had the best chance for Peru in the 31st […]

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Highlights France 2-1 Australia June 16 2018

AUSTRALIA failed to provide a World Cup boil over, going down in a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to France on Afternoon. The Socceroos came so close to pulling off a miracle but in the end France’s class and a stroke of luck gave Les Bleus a 2-1 victory. Risdon was in the thick things at the […]

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