France defeats Australia 2 – 1, as fifaworldcup VAR Proves Efficiency.

The French side celebrates Pogba’s goal

It’s day 3 of the fifaworldcup and the games keep on getting even more exciting. France Australia had their clash earlier today and without doubt the French swooped 3 points to lead their fifaworldcup group, Group C. France 2 – 1 defeat against Australia became an assurance, thanks to technological advancement which was used to detect Paul Pogba’s deflected attempt at goal which slightly got behind the goal line before retracting out of the goal post. This also marked the first time the equipment was used to decide in the fifaworldcup.

The French side scored their first goal through a penalty 58 minutes into the game after VAR ruled in favor of Antoine Griezmann after Griezmann was ached in the box by Josh Risdon. Griezmann drove the ball through and made the penalty count for his home team making it his first goal in the fifaworldcup 2018.

Few minutes later, Samuel Umtiti came in contact with a crossing from the Australian side using his hand has an object of defense which was awarded as a penalty against the French player. Mile Jedinak waisted no time in equalizing for his country side, making the score board 1 – 1 at the 62nd minute. So far the fifaworldcup 2018 has been filled with penalties within games and it can be said that there will be many more to come.

After several substitutions and attempts on goal, France finally broke the lock with a completed one-two tactics driven by Paul Pogba and last pass partner Olivier Giroud, before Paul Pogba’s attempt got deflected by Aziz Behich but was to an avail as the deflection dropped slightly behind the goal line before been caught by Australia goalkeeper Ryan. The goal was finally counted due to the aid of the VAR. With VAR on every watch the fifaworldcup 2018 would have no space for foul laps, seen how articulate VAR is working we could give kudos to the fifaworldcup 2018 technical team.

 

PlayerPlayer Ratings
Franceis (7), Pavard (4), Varane (6), Umtiti (4), Hernandez (5), Kante (7), Pogba (6), Tolisso (4), Mbappe (6), Griezmann (6), Dembele (5)

Subs: Giroud (6), Fekir (6), Matuidi (6)

Australia: Ryan (7), Risdon (6), Milligan (7), Sainsbury (7), Behich (7), Jedinak (7), Mooy (7), Kruse (6), Leckie (6), Rogic (6), Nabbout (6).

Subs: Irvine (6), Juric (6), Arzani (6)

Man of the match: Aaron Mooy

STILL TO COME.
Australia next match would be against Denmark on Thursday at 1pm as their fight for points while France could easily qualify for the knockout stage by winning Peru on Thursday at 4pm.

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