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France vs Argentina Highlights FIFA World Cup 2018: France 4-3 Argentina

France vs Argentina Highlights FIFA World Cup 2018: France beat Argentina 4-3 in World Cup 2018.

By: Sports Desk
Updated: June 30, 2018 10:38:47 pm
france vs argentina live France vs Argentina Highlights FIFA World Cup 2018: Kylian Mbappe scored two goals for France. (Source: Reuters)

France vs Argentina Highlights FIFA World Cup 2018 As it happened: France showed why they are favourites to win the World Cup. In a dominating performance against Argentina, they beat 2014 finallists 4-3 in Round of 16 and reached the quarters. Kylian Mbappe scored two goals for France which set up a deserved victory for France. Antoine Greizmann and Pavard were the two other goalscorers for France. For Argentina, Angel di Maria, Mercado and Sergio Aguero found the back of the net.

FT

30 Jun

Kazan Arena

France

4
  • boll13’ Antoine Griezmann
  • boll57’ Benjamin Pavard
  • boll64’ Kylian Mbappe
  • boll68’ Kylian Mbappe
3

Argentina

  • boll41’ Angel Di Maria
  • boll48’ Gabriel Mercado
  • boll90’ Sergio Aguero

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France vs Argentina Highlights, FIFA World Cup 2018 As it happened: France 4-2 Argentina in Malayalam

22:38 (IST)30 Jun 2018
Uruguay vs Portugal

France have become the first team to qualify for the quarter-final of this World Cup? We will have the second quarter-final is just three more overs. Uruguay take on Portugal in the second Round of 16 match. Live Updates of Uruguay vs Portugal

21:36 (IST)30 Jun 2018
All over for Messi?

Was this the last World Cup game for Lionel Messi?

France vs Argentina: Lionel Messi reacts after Argentina lost their World Cup game against France. (AP Photo)
21:27 (IST)30 Jun 2018
FULL-TIME! France 4-3 Argentina

That's that! Argentina and Lionel Messi are out of the World Cup as France beat them 4-3 in the Round of 16! Not to be for Messi as he stares down the pitch. France played superior football that Argentina and deserved the win against a mediocre Argentina which relied heavily on Messi

21:23 (IST)30 Jun 2018
GOAL! France 4-3 Argentina

GOAL! Argentina pull one back through Sergio Aguero! Messi with a brilliant ball which is over France's defence and Augero is there to head it in. Twist in the tale here?

21:20 (IST)30 Jun 2018
Four minutes

Four minutes of added time for Argentina to do something here! Messi and co are headed home as it stands. This will be heartbreaking loss for them

21:18 (IST)30 Jun 2018
Mbappe replaced

Florian Thauvin replaces Kylian Mbappe! The goalscorer and hero for France. He receives a standing ovation. What a game he had

21:14 (IST)30 Jun 2018
Messi chance

Lionel Messi deserved a goal for that! He cuts four French defenders to keep the ball with him inside the box. But the shot is no power at all and is saved easily

21:11 (IST)30 Jun 2018
Argentina trying hard

France have been too good in defence to deny Argentina, which have been trying to get inside the box. Just over 10 minutes remaining in the game. Argentina need two goals to remain in contention

20:58 (IST)30 Jun 2018
GOAL! France 4-2 Argentina

Giroud on the scoresheet now! He blasts one past Armani and France are ahead by two goals. Mbappe was unmarked on the right as France attack from the middle. He is running in and it's a perfect ball to him. He hammers it inside

20:57 (IST)30 Jun 2018
Mbappe goal

Pogba passed a cross which was collected by no one! Matuidi takes the shot which is blocked. The rebound falls to Mbappe and he moves past three defenders and has only Armani to beat. He does it after hitting the ball on Armani's foot.

20:53 (IST)30 Jun 2018
GOAL! France 3-2 Argentina

Mbappe deserved a goal and he has one! He puts France ahead in the 61st minute. This has been a stunning match so far

20:51 (IST)30 Jun 2018
Pavard goal!

France were attacking from the left and there is a cross which is over everyone. It reaches Pavard who is outside the box! He takes the shot on the bounce. It is from the outside of his foot and it curls slightly to find the back of the net! Top shot

20:48 (IST)30 Jun 2018
GOAL! France 2-2 Argentina

France eqauliser and it is from Pavard! What a goal. What a match this has been. Both teams finding unlikely heroes for themselves

20:46 (IST)30 Jun 2018
France miss

A howler from Argentina! Fazio touches it back to Armani who is coming out. He misses it. Griemann is on the ball but Fazio and Armani somehow manage to save it

20:39 (IST)30 Jun 2018
GOAL! Mercado goal

Argentina are in the lead! What a turnaround in this game! A free-kick for Argentina on the left which is curled in. Banega misses a header. It goes to Messi who fires in a shot. Mercado tries to get his leg out of the way but the ball hits his foot. The deflection gives Argentina the goal

20:34 (IST)30 Jun 2018
Second half

Argentina and France are tied 1-1 as the second half gets underway in Kazan. Argentina make a change. Fazio is brought on for Marco Rojo!

20:32 (IST)30 Jun 2018
That Di Maria goal!

Angel Di Maria was not having a great game until that GOAL! Watch that stunning kick from the outside

20:18 (IST)30 Jun 2018
HALF-TIME! France 1-1 Argentina

That is half-time in the match! Di Maria is Argentina's hero in this game. His equaliser has put Argentina in a better shape than they would have been going into the half at 0-1. Mbappe was stunning in the first half and earned the penalty for his team which Griezmann converted

20:13 (IST)30 Jun 2018
GOAL! Angel Di Maria

What a stunning goal Di Maria! Stunningly outrageous. Argentina have a throw-in from the left. The ball is passed to Di Maria in the centre. He looks up after his first touch and fires a left-footed shot left of Lloris! No chance. Argentina are back in this

20:11 (IST)30 Jun 2018
Argentina corner

Messi with a good play and he earns a corner for his team on Kante. 

France vs Argentina Live Score, FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Streaming France take on Argentina in Round of 16. (Source: Reuters)

France’s chance against Argentina in the World Cup last 16 might be that Lionel Messi does not benefit from the same support with the national team than at Barcelona, his club team mate Samuel Umtiti said on Thursday. The France centre back has been Messi’s team mate for two years and he will cross the forward’s pass when Les Bleus take on Argentina in a mouth-watering second round tie on Saturday. Umtiti, who is expected to start at the Kazan Arena after being rested in France’s last group game against Denmark, said: “I see him everyday. It is very hard to stop him. He’s got outstanding qualities. “We will try to stop him but he’s not the only one in this Argentina team, they have other strikers.”

(Reuters)

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First published on: 30-06-2018 at 02:25:34 pm
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