9/10/2018 Reuters

Giroud stunner fuels France to first Nations League win

Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud scored to help world champion France defeat Netherlands 2-1 in their second UEFA Nations League match on Sunday.

  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 14
    • Kylian Mbappé Goal
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 56
    • Antoine Griezmann Yellow Card
  • 62
    • On: Benjamin Mendy | Off: Lucas Hernández
  • 67
    • Ryan Babel Goal
  • 74
    • Olivier Giroud Goal
  • 76
    • On: Ruud Vormer | Off: Quincy Promes
  • 80
    • Benjamin Pavard Yellow Card
  • 81
    • On: Steven N'Zonzi | Off: Antoine Griezmann
  • 82
    • On: Daryl Janmaat | Off: Kenny Tete
  • 88
    • On: Luuk de Jong | Off: Ryan Babel
  • 89
    • On: Ousmane Dembélé | Off: Olivier Giroud
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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FRA
4-2-3-1
  • 16Areola
  • 21Hernández
    On: Benjamin Mendy | Off: Lucas Hernández
  • 5Umtiti
  • 4Varane
  • 2Pavard
  • 6Pogba
  • 13Kanté
  • 14Matuidi
  • 7Griezmann
    On: Steven N'Zonzi | Off: Antoine Griezmann
  • 10Mbappé
  • 9Giroud
    On: Ousmane Dembélé | Off: Olivier Giroud
No. Name
16 Alphonse Areola
Saves 1
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
5 Samuel Umtiti
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
4 Raphaël Varane
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
21 Lucas Hernández
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
62' 22  Benjamin Mendy
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
2 Benjamin Pavard  80'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
7 Antoine Griezmann  56'
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
81' 15  Steven N'Zonzi
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
6 Paul Pogba
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
13 N'Golo Kanté
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
9 Olivier Giroud  74'
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
89' 11  Ousmane Dembélé
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
14 Blaise Matuidi
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
10 Kylian Mbappé  14'
Goals 1
  • Shots 6
  • 4 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 2
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
19 Djibril Sidibé
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
17 Adil Rami
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
23 Benoit Costil
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
1 Benjamin Lecomte
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
20 Florian Thauvin
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
18 Nabil Fekir
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
8 Thomas Lemar
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
12 Corentin Tolisso
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
3 Presnel Kimpembe
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Stade de France
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    COVERAGE: ESPN+
  • ATTENDANCE: 76,452

Match Commentary

90'+5' Match ends, France 2, Netherlands 1.
90'+5' Second Half ends, France 2, Netherlands 1.
90'+1' Foul by Luuk de Jong (Netherlands).

Match Stats

FRA
NED

Possession

54% 46%

Shots (on Goal)

15 (8)
7 (2)
FRA NED
8 Fouls 12
2 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
4 Corner Kicks 2
1 Saves 6

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