Highlights : France 2-1 Denmark: France become 1st team through to last 16 with Mbappe brace

Mbappe’s brace allowed France to claim 6 points in Group D and advance to the round of 16 of the Qatar World Cup.

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Match Report

Match report as France book spot in the next round with a game to spare; Kylian Mbappe scored the second of his two goals with four minutes to go to floor Denmark.

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France became the first team to qualify for the last 16 of the World Cup as Kylian Mbappe’s double sent them to a 2-1 win over Denmark in Group D.

Mbappe – fresh from scoring in France’s opening night 4-1 win over Australia – scored the first of his two poacher-like efforts when converting a cross from Theo Hernandez on 61 minutes.

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There was no panic from Denmark despite falling behind and they were level seven minutes later when Andreas Christensen headed home as the French wobbled defensively from a Christian Eriksen corner.

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Both teams had chances to win it late on but it was Mbappe that provided the decisive moment, again showing sharp predatory skills to bundle home an Antoine Griezmann cross with four minutes remaining.

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Match Events

0′ KICK-OFF! Who can win this match?


20′ Yellow Card! Christensen booked


21′ CLOSE! Schmeichel denies Rabiot’s effort


23′ Yellow Card! A. Cornelius booked


36′ CLOSE! Giroud’s header wide out


39′ Mbappe’s shot flies into the sky


60′ GOAL! France 1-0 Denmark (Mbappe)


67′ GOAL! France 1-1 Denmark (Christensen)


72′ Great save!


77′ CLOSE! Aurélien Tchouameni’s shot wide out


79′ Bicycle-kick from Rabiot!!

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85′ GOAL! France 2-1 Denmark (Mbappe)



France XI: Lloris, Giroud, Griezmann, Varane, Rabiot, Dembele, Theo, Mbappe, Upamecano, Kounde, Aurélien Tchouameni

Subs: Mandanda, Areola, Veretout, Coman, Thuram, Pavard, Axel Disasi, Konate, Guendouzi, Muani, Youssouf Fofana, William Saliba, Eduardo Camavinga

Denmark XI: Schmeichel, Eriksen, Hojbjerg, A. Cornelius, Christensen, Andersen, Rasmus Kristensen, Joakim Maehle, Victor Nelsson, Mikkel Damsgaard, Jesper Lindström

Subs: Kjaer, Wass, Larsen, Braithwaite, Christian Nörgaard, Poulsen, Ronnow, Robert Skov, K. Dolberg, Mathias Jensen, Alexander Bah, Oliver Christensen, Olsen, Jonas Wind

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