France players celebrate scoring their team's third goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group D football match between France and Australia
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Despite falling almost at the start of the game, the last world champion thrashed Australia 4-1 and had a perfect presentation in the World Cup.

France players celebrate scoring their team’s third goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group D football match between France and AustraliaFRANCOIS-XAVIER MARIT – AFP

The Australian keeper saved what was France’s fifth after from a header from Ibrahima Konaté.

Griezmann enabled the attacker perfectly controlled very badly It went long and he lost the chance to score the fifth for France, which is superior in all lines.

Mbappé, again, but this time, to assist. Olivier Giroud headed the 4 to 1 and it becomes one of the top scorers in history of the selection together with Henry. Both with 51 goals.

Dembelé sent a cross into the area and Mbappé scored in the net. PSG striker’s header against the post and 3 to 1 for the champion who is broad dominator.

Giroud enabled Mbappé of rabona and the PSG forward was punctured to send it to the corner. The champion is close to third.

With all their players in attack, France is the one that dominates the match against Australia, which is waiting, but cannot recover the ball.

Theo Hernández sent a precise cross into the area and the striker did a pirouette with which the third for France almost connects.

France defeats Australia 2-1 after starting losing. Deschamps had to make a forced change due to Lucas Hernández’s injury at 12 in the first stage. For this second stage he did not make any changes. Australia did not make variants either.

Kylian Mbappe of France, and Mathew Leckie of Australia fight for the ball
Kylian Mbappe of France, and Mathew Leckie of Australia fight for the ballFrank Augstein-AP

Despite starting 1-0 down and losing Lucas Hernández to injury, Deschamps’ team showed its superiority and He went to the break in advantage by 2 to 1 for the goals of Rabiot and Giroud. Goodwin gave Australia partial victory.

In an almost lost offensive, Riley McGree sent a cross into the area that Jackson Irvine headed to the post.

Griezmann controlled perfectly from the right, sent a left-footed cross into the area and Mbappé defined badly and lost it again. The champion left no doubts after having started losing.

French striker Kylian Mbappe kicks the ball during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group D match between France and Australia
French striker Kylian Mbappe kicks the ball during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group D match between France and AustraliaJEWEL SAMAD – AFP

Since the result was reversed, the world champion is the one in charge. By pure touch, the ball was left for Griezmann who hit him with his left foot and came very close to the near post of the goal defended by Mat Ryan.

France's Antoine Griezmann and Australia's Aaron Mooy battle for the ball during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group D football match
France’s Antoine Griezmann and Australia’s Aaron Mooy battle for the ball during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group D football matchTom Weller – dpa

A great start from the bottom ended at the feet of Mbappé. The attacker sent the cross into the area, but Demeblé defined uncomfortable and sent his feeble shot out.

The champion recovered. Dembélé faced from the right, sent a cross into the area and Giroud misconnected the shot that went over the crossbar.

The one who took advantage of a bad defensive start was France. Rabiot sent a center back for the entry of Olivier Giroud who pushed her to reverse the result. The champion wins 2 to 1.

He was looking for it and he got it. Adrien Rabiot, upside down, He put equality on the scoreboard after a great center at the height of the penalty spot.

Theo Hernández lost the ball in midfield and Mitchell Duke was the one who took advantage of the mistake. The Australian footballer finished off from afar and his shot passed very close to the French goal.

Despite the fact that France is the one with the ball, the Oceania team takes refuge well back and takes advantage of their rival’s nervousness.

In the preview of the Australian goal, Lucas Hernández suffered a severe knee injury and was replaced by his brother, Theo Hernández.

Lucas Hernandez of France after suffering an injury during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group D match between France and Australia.
Lucas Hernandez of France after suffering an injury during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group D match between France and Australia.Elsa – Getty Images Europe

Craig Goodwin he came in at the far post and completed a great play that started from midfield and hit Mathew Leckie’s cross. The oceanicians surprise the world champion.

The world champion is the one who has the ball and goes on the offensive. Australia waits, but also tries to damage counterattack.

France and Australia already dispute the duel that completes the first date from group D of the World Cup in Qatar.

The stadium lights went out. Presence of games of light and fire, a giant world cup. Display of the flags of both countries. The footballers, who entered the field of play together and are located to sing the hymns.

Players from France and Australia line up before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group D match between France and Australia at Al Janoub Stadium
Players from France and Australia line up before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group D match between France and Australia at Al Janoub StadiumStu Forster – Getty Images Europe

Fans of both teams begin to fill the Al Janoub stadium waiting for the match between France and Australia.

French fans before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group D match between France and Australia at Al Janou Stadium
French fans before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group D match between France and Australia at Al Janou StadiumElsa – Getty Images Europe

Both selected are already on the playing field making warm-up exercises facing the duel that will complete the first date of group D.

Players of the France team warm up before the start of the World Cup group D soccer match between France and Australia, at the Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar
Players of the France team warm up before the start of the World Cup group D soccer match between France and Australia, at the Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, QatarAlessandra Tarantino – AP

France and Australia will meet again in a world cup. In Russia 2018 they met in one of the group C duels. On that occasion it was triumph of the European team by 2 to 1. The goals for the winner were scored by Griezmann, from a penalty and by Aziz Behuich, against. Mile Jedinak, from 12 steps, had temporarily equalized for the oceanic.

Didier Deschamps arranged the following line-up to face Australia: Hugo Lloris; Benjamin Pavard, Dayot Upamecano, Ibrahima Konaté and Lucas Hernández; Adrien Rabiot and Aurelien Tchouameni; Ousmane Dembélé, Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe; Olivier Giroud.

The 11 footballers that Graham Arnold chose to face France are: Mat Ryan; Nathaniel Atkinson, Harry Souttar, Kye Rowles, and Aziz Behich; Aaron Mooy; Craig Goodwin, Riley McGree, Jackson Irvine, and Mathew Leckie and Mitchell Duke.

The footballers’ shirts are already prepared in the locker room. the coat of Antoine Griezman, shines in the dressing rooms.

The Australian footballers are already on their way to the Al Janoub Stadium where the second game of group D will be played.

If there was an evil that afflicted the World Cup, it was injuries. Almost all those selected suffered some loss, but France was the one that felt it the most. Karim Benzema he was demanded and suffered a torn left thigh. Christopher Nkunku, he received a harsh tackle from teammate Camavinga during team practice and had to be released. Then the rupture of the external ligament of his left knee was confirmed. Presnel Kimpembe he did not fully recover from an Achilles tendon injury. N’Golo Kante suffered from a hamstring injury in his right leg and Paul Pogba drags an injury to the menisci of his right knee. These last three were champions in Russia 2018.

Karim Benzema suffered an injury in training and will miss the entire World Cup
Karim Benzema suffered an injury in training and will miss the entire World Cup

Stadium Al Janoub It will be the stage in which France and Australia are measured. With a capacity for 44,325, it has a retractable roof and was inaugurated on May 16, 2019. It is located in Al Wakrah.

The Al-Janoub Stadium
The Al-Janoub StadiumKARIM JAAFAR – AFP

The Moroccan nationalized South African Victor Gomes He will be in charge of delivering justice in this match. At 39, he will be his first World Cup. He has experience of directing matches in the Africa Cup of Nations and in qualifying for the World Cup for both Brazil and Russia on the African continent.

Víctor Gomes will be the main judge of this match
Víctor Gomes will be the main judge of this match

The match will be broadcast Public TV and DirecTV Sports, but it can also be seen online through cable operator and satellite TV platforms, such as Flow or DirecTVGo. In all cases it is required to be a customer. Plus, live coverage in LA NATION It will include the narration and images of the main actions of the match, minute by minute.

The second match of group D is played. The defending champion, hit by the injuries to several of his figures in the previous one, it appears in the World Cup. Those directed by Didier Deschamps arrive with the renewed illusion of repeating what was done in Russia. Their rival will be Australia, who entered the World Cup, leaving Peru eliminated in the playoffs and will seek to surprise the French.

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