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France turns Argentina into doelpuntrijke match

France is the first country to the quarter-finals of the soccer world cup placed. It defeated Argentina 4-3.

Kylian Mbappé was man of the match. The 19-year-old striker was a scourge for the Argentine defence and decided the match with two goals after the break. © AFP

The Argentine coach Jorge Sampaoli said Friday that he left France on the own half wanted to push and full for the attack would go, but with Lionel Messi , he proposed that only one striker. Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala had on the bench seat. France started with an open mind, and brought forward Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappé in contention.

Griezmann opens the score from the spot

After 9 minutes, provided that the first shooting skill. The free-kick from Griezmann, after an error on Mbappé, beached on the cover strip.

Four minutes later the striker of Atletico Madrid, from eleven meters is his second of the tournament scoring. The Iranian referee Alireza Faghani put the ball on the dot, after yet another error on Mbappé. The rapid striker of PSG was on the half way line with a great run started and could pass on the edge of the sixteen gagged by Marco Rojo. Argentina wanted to prevent France, the space was to be expected, but an unleashed Mbappé played the Argentine defence time and again on a pile.

Argentina comes with a bit of luck on the lead

The Argentines came in with a fright and a few yellow cards and came two minutes before the rest of the nothing alongside. Angel Di Maria took from 23 meters to the left charred, and cracked the leather in the rechterwinkelhaak.

Three minutes after the rest was Messi, up to then virtually invisible, at the base of the 1-2. Through Gabriel Mercado disappeared his shot past a verbouwereerde Hugo Lloris in goal.

A quarter of an hour could Argentina of his lead to enjoy. Then made Benjamin Pavard there with a half-volley 2-2. For the right back’s first goal for his country, and immediately a wereldgoal.

Luminary Mbappé went again to shine. In the 64th minute, he brought the French again on lead and four minutes later he kicked, he also 4-2 against the nets. The 19-year-old parisian visits thus became the first teenager who scores twice in a world cup match since the Brazilian Pele in 1958 did in the final against Sweden. A minute before time, got the ‘Man of the Match’ a applausvervanging.

Last minute exciting

Sampaoli had now Aguero is inserted, and that gave Argentina yet again (really) hope. His goal fell in the third minute of injury time. A minute later sounded the final signal, just after Di Maria still an ultimate opportunity could not be exploited.

For Didier Deschamps , it was the 80th game as head coach of France. In so doing, he one better than the previous record, that Raymond Domenech from 2004 to 2010 born. With Deschamps at the helm, won the “Les Blues” 50 times, they lost 15 times and they played 15 times right.

In the quarter-finals, France, Friday July 6, compared to Portugal or Uruguay, who meet tonight in Sochi party.

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