The 2022 FIFA World Cup Continued Tuesday with France Opening his title defense by scoring four unanswered goals to defeat Australia4-1.
Australia got off to a surprising start, scoring a goal in the first 10 minutes of the game and continuing to attack. But France turned the tables, taking a 2-1 lead at half-time before scoring two more in the second half.
earlier, Argentina was stunned by Saudi Arabia While Denmark And Tunisia Played to a scoreless draw. Mexico And Poland Also battled to a scoreless draw.
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Here are the top plays from Tuesday’s group stage action.
France vs Australia
The title defense begins now
Kylian Mbappe and the rest of the French squad take to the pitch as it plays its first match of the 2022 World Cup.
9′ – That was quick!
Australia opened their upset bid in the opening minutes as Craig Goodwin got his left boot on the ball for the goal from the crossbar.
Craig Goodwin strikes first in the 9th minute, giving Australia a 1-0 lead over France
Craig Goodwin scores a perfect cross in the 9th minute to give Australia an early 1-0 lead over France.
13′ – Brother replaces Brother
French left back Lucas Hernandez suffered an injury in the early stages of the game and had to leave the game. His younger brother Theo replaced him.
22′ – So close to doubling up
Australia’s upset effort almost failed when Mitchell Duke’s shot fired off his feet. But the strike was just after the post.
27′ – France equalises it
After a corner kick, Hernandez helped France regroup and his cross into the box connected with Adrien Rabiot’s head, leading to a goal to make it 1-1.
32′ – Giroud does his thing
Olivier Giroud, the second-leading goalscorer in French history, put his team in front on a center pass into the box from Rabiot.
France takes a 2-1 lead over Australia
France took a 2-1 lead over Australia in the 2022 FIFA World Cup after goals from Adrien Rabiot and Olivier Giroud.
45′ + 2′ – Australia close again!
Australia came close again to scoring its second goal when Jackson Irvine’s header came off the post, keeping the game 2-1 in favor of France.
50′ – Giroud wanted the fancy highlight
The Frenchman wanted to score a bicycle kick, which would have tied him with Thierry Henry for the most international goals in French history.
68′ – Mbappe gets on the board!
The superstar was perfectly placed on his header to extend France’s lead to 3-1.
72′ – Giroud ties the record
Mbappe linked up with Giroud on a cross, which led to another French goal to make it 4-1. Giroud’s goal from the header was his 51st in international play, tying him with Henry for the most in French history.
France’s Olivier Giroud scores a goal against Australia in 71′
Watch France’s Olivier Giroud score a goal against Australia in the 71st minute at the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup.
89′ – a good job
Giroud received an ovation from the French fans in the game when he was substituted from the game after a two-goal performance.
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