Reactions to Mbappe as France beat Poland 3-1, advance to World Cup quarterfinal
France recorded a 3-1 victory against Poland in a 2022 FIFA World Cup round of 16 fixture played on Sunday, December 4, 2022.
France bounced back in style after a disappointing 1-0 loss to Tunisia in their final group game………Continue Reading
A dominant first half was rewarded with a late goal as Kylian Mbappe found Olivier Giroud.
The goal by Giroud was his 52nd with the national team and takes him clear of the great Thierry Henry as France’s top scorer.
In the second half, France turned on the style as Poland searched for an equalizer.
France got their second in the 74th minute as Mbappe received a ball from Ousmane Dembele and lashed a shot past Wojciech Szczęsny.
In the 90th minute, Mbappe got his second of the game after a good combination play with Marcus Thuram.
Robert Lewandowski converted a penalty late in additional but France held on for the win and advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals.