World Cup: France qualifies for knockout stage

World Cup: France qualifies for knockout stage
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  • calendar-gray 21 June 2018

France on Thursday qualified for the knockout stage in World Cup after beating Peru 1-0.

 

Thursday’s Group C evening match at Ekaterinburg Arena saw France taking the lead with a tap-in goal by young star Kylian Mbappe in the 34th minute.

 

Mbappe -- 19 years and 6 months old -- has become the youngest France player ever to score in a major tournament, including Euros and World Cup.

 

France increased their points total to 6 with the win and qualified for the second round, while Peru is eliminated after two defeats.

Ceyhun Aliyev

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