Kimpembe a starter as Les Bleus top Group C
With Presnel Kimpembe in the starting line-up, Les Bleus drew 0-0 with Denmark in their FIFA World Cup 2018 Matchday 3 clash, coming out on top in Group C and thus booking a round of 16 clash with Group D's runner-up.
Presnel Kimpembe was celebrating his first start with France and played the match in its entirety. Kylian Mbappé came on in the 78th minute.
DENEMARK-FRANCE: 0-0 (0-0)
FIFA World Cup 2018 - Group C - Matchday 3
DENEMARK: Schmeichel – Dalsgaard, Kjaer, Christensen, Jorgensen, Larsen – Delanay (Lerager, 90'+2), Eriksen – Sisto (Fischer, 60'), Cornelius (Dolberg, 75'), Braithwaite. Coach: A. Hareide.
FRANCE: Mandanda – Sidibé, Varane, Kimpembe, Hernandez (Mendy, 50') – Kanté, N’Zonzi, Dembélé (Mbappé, 78'), Griezmann (Fekir, 68'), Lemar – Giroud. Coach: D. Deschamps.
Group C standings:
1. France: 7 points
2. Denmark: 5 points
3. Peru: 3 points
4. Australia: 1 point