The unbeaten streak of the current world champions has increased to three matches. In the third round of the League of Nations, the French almost lost to the Austrians, equalizing at the end of the meeting
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The Austrian national football team played a draw with the French team in the match of the third round of the group stage of the League of Nations. The meeting in Vienna ended with the score 1:1.
Austrian Andreas Weimann opened the scoring in the 37th minute. The French goal was scored by Kylian Mbappé in the 83rd minute.
This is the third match in a row in which the reigning world champions cannot win. In the previous round, the wards of Didier Deschamps missed a victory over Croatia, and in the first game of the League of Nations they lost at home to Denmark, which was the first home defeat of the French in nine years.
The last time the French won on March 29, when they defeated the South African team 5-0 in a friendly match.
In another match of the first group of League A, Denmark lost at home to Croatia with a score of 0:1. The only goal in the 69th minute was scored by former Spartak Moscow midfielder Mario Pashalic.
France lost at home in regular time for the first time in 9 years
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has suspended Russia from participation in all international competitions in the 2022/23 season, including the Nations League. The Russian team was supposed to play in group B of the second division with the teams of Iceland, Israel and Albania. The team coached by Valery Karpin will automatically take the last place in the quartet and be relegated to the third strongest division of the next Nations League.