Peru 0-1 France: Thu June 21: France v Peru (Group C) – Ekaterinburg, 4pm
Kylian Mbappe’s first World Cup goal was enough to send France into the last 16 with a 1-0 win against Peru in Group C on Thursday.
Peru v Denmark – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – Match 6
France: Lloris (6), Pavard (6), Varane (6), Umtiti (7), Hernandez (7), Kante (7), Pogba (7), Mbappe (7), Griezmann (6), Matuidi (6), Giroud (7).
Subs used: Dembele (5), Fekir (5), Nzonzi (n/a).
Peru: Gallese (7), Rodriguez (6), Trauco (6), Ramos (6), Advincula (7), Cueva (6), Carrillo (8), Yotun (6), Flores (6), Aquino (7), Guerrero (7).
Subs used: Farfan (7), Santamaria (5), Ruidiaz (5).
Man of the match: Andre Carillo.
France made two changes with Olivier Giroud and Blaise Matuidi replacing Corentin Tolisso and Ousmane Dembele. Peru also made two changes with captain Paolo Guerrero coming in alongside Pedro Aquino.
Group C will play their final group games on Tuesday 26 June at 3pm, with France taking on Denmark before they move onto the knockout stages while Peru take on Australia at the Fisht Olympic Stadium.
19 – Kylian Mbappe (19 years & 6 months) is the youngest France 🇫🇷 player ever to score in a major tournament 🏆 (World Cup + EURO). Speechless.
— OptaJean (@OptaJean) June 21, 2018
France v Peru will kick off at 4pm France can secure their spot in the World Cup’s last 16 when they take on Peru in their second Group C game in Yekaterinburg.
France can move closer to the last 16 of the World Cup on Thursday when they face Peru at Central Stadium in their second Group C game.
With a less than stellar performance against Australia, Didier Deschamps could make a few changes to his starting line-up on Thursday, with Olivier Giroud pushing for a start in attack. Antoine Griezmann has also been passed as fit after picking up an ankle knock in the opening game.
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero – who had initially been banned from the World Cup for a doping violation – was a substitute against Denmark, but could start in Yekaterinburg.
Potential France XI: Lloris; Pavard, Umtiti, Varane, Hernandez; Kante, Pogba, Matuidi; Mbappe, Griezmann, Giroud.
Potential Peru XI: Gallese; Advincula, Rodriguez, Ramos, Trauco; Yotun, Tapia, Cueva, Farfan, Carillo, Guerrero.