2018 FIFA World Cup: Young Mbappe strike for France in their 1-0 win over Peru
Mbappe became the youngest Frenchmen to score for Les Bleus at a World Cup, France in Peru out…..
The entertaining Group C match saw France securing a narrow 1-0 win over, Peru at Cosmos Arena, Samara and qualifies for Round of sixteen while Peru ends their world cup contest.
Les Bleus had the fine start of the match and kept Peru busy at the defensive line. Mbappe secure the lead for France in the 34th minute. Giroud did a piece of labor with the ball and latches the shot on target that gets the deflection Christian Ramos beats Peru goalkeeper online and Mbappe rushes in to tap the ball into the net.
Peru nearly found the equalizer in the fifth minute of the second half when Aquino’s well-contacted shot from around 25-yard area touches the edge of the bar and went off. WHAT A TAKE!!
Peru bettered in the second half and kept French men busy at their own backline protecting the goal.
At around an hour mark, Peru yet made twin attack on France, Carrillo drive from 25 yard flies over the bar. The last quarter of the game was all for Peru. They put on everything to get the equalizer but failed convert.
The win gives France the berth in the Round of 16 while Peru ends the contest with one match to go.
Full-time: France 1-0 Peru
90: Four minutes added
88: Substitution for France, Paul Pogba OFF Steven N Zonzi IN
86: Yellow card Paul Pogba
82: Substitution for Peru, Cristian Alberto Cueva OFF Raul Mario Ruidiaz IN
81: Yellow card Pedro Aquino
80 Substitution for France, Antoine Griezmann OFF Nabil Fekir IN
75: Substitution for France, Kylian Mbappe OFF Lottin Ousmane Dembele IN
46: Substitution for Peru, Yoshimar Yotun OFF Jefferson Farfan IN
46: Substitution for Peru, Alberto Rodriguez OFF Anderson Santamaria IN
46: Second half kicks off
Half-time: France 1-0 Peru
45: Two minutes added
34: Goal!! Kylian Mbappe scores for France
23: Yellow card Paolo Guerrero
16: Yellow card Blaise Matuidi
1: First half kick off
Peru subs: Aldo Corzo, Anderson Santamaria, Miguel Araujo, Paolo Hurtado, Jefferson Farfan, Raul Ruidiaz, Carlos Caceda, Renato Tapia, Andy Polo, Wilder Cartagena, Jose Carvallo, Nilson Loyola.
Peru line-up: Pedro Gallese; Luis Advincula, Christian Ramos, Alberto Rodriguez, Miguel Trauco; Pedro Aquino, Yoshimar Yotun; Andre Carrillo, Christian Cueva, Edison Flores; Paolo Guerrero.
France subs: Presnel Kimpembe, Thomas Lemar, Ousmane Dembele, Corentin Tolisso, Steven N Zonzi, Steve Mandanda, Adil Rami, Nabil Fekir, Djibril Sidibe, Florian Thauvin, Benjamin Mendy, Alphonse Areola.
France line-up: Hugo Lloris; Benjamin Pavard, Raphael Varane, Samuel Umtiti, Lucas Hernandez; Paul Pogba, N Golo Kante; Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, Blaise Matuidi; Olivier Giroud.