France advances to elimination rounds at World Cup, tops Britain as Harry Kane misses late punishment
Kylian Mbappe and France successfully returned to the elimination rounds of the World Cup on Saturday by beating Britain 2-1.
Olivier Giroud scored in the 78th moment at Al Bayt Arena to keep France on course to turn into the principal group since Brazil in 1962 to win consecutive World Cups.
Giroud dashed away in charm when his header redirected off Britain protector Harry Maguire and cruised past goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.
Britain striker Harry Kane got an opportunity to set things straight late in the match yet he sent a punishment endeavor over the bar.
It was his subsequent spot kick of the match. He prior scored to make it 1-1 after Aurelien Tchouameni had given France the lead in the seventeenth moment with a strong drive from 20 meters (yards).
France will next confront Morocco in the elimination rounds on Wednesday. The Moroccans turned into the principal African group to arrive at the elimination rounds at the World Cup by beating Portugal 1-0.
Britain had been seeming to be the group bound to score when the match was at 1-1. Yet, rather it was Giroud who associated with Antoine Griezmann’s cross to broaden his record as France’s unsurpassed driving scorer to 53 objectives.
The festivals didn’t keep going long, be that as it may, as official Wilton Sampaio surveyed a test from Theo Hernandez on substitute Bricklayer Mount in the crate. The Brazilian authority granted the punishment.
Kane sent Tottenham partner Hugo Lloris the incorrect way with his prior extra shot after Tchoumani cut down Bukayo Saka, yet he lifted his next exertion high over the bar.
Britain, which lost to Italy on punishments in the last of last year’s European Title, arrived at the elimination rounds at the 2018 World Cup.
Subsequent to scoring 12 objectives while heading to the quarterfinals in Qatar, Britain followed in the counterpart interestingly at the World Cup. It was likewise whenever the English group first had surrendered an objective since the initial 6-2 defeat of Iran.
Kane’s objective was his 53rd for Britain, moving him into a bind with Wayne Rooney for the most objectives scored for the public group.
Mbappe didn’t have his very own objective to celebrate, however cheered enthusiastically after Kane’s punishment miss. Mbappe is the main scorer at the World Cup with five objectives, one more that Giroud and Lionel Messi.
Britain mentor Gareth Southgate has frequently been censured for being too wary in the greatest games, yet he decided on a back four against France and stacked his group with going after dangers.
Maguire removed the ball from play at the earliest reference point of the match despite the fact that there was no strain from a France rival. Air was spilling out of the ball and Maguire informed the ref that another one was required.