Mbappé fires Les Bleus to victory
The France national team, including Parisians Alphonse Areola, Presnel Kimpembe, Layvin Kurzawa and Kylian Mbappé defeated Iceland 4-0 on Monday at the Stade de France, in their UEFA EURO 2020 qualifier.
In the starting line-up, Kylian Mbappé played the entire match, providing two assists for Samuel Umtiti's opening goal and the fourth goal by Antoine Griezmann, while also netting his 12th international goal for Les Bleus. Layvin Kurzawa also started the match, before being replaced late on by club mate Presnel Kimpembe.
FRANCE 4-0 ICELAND (H-T: 1-0)
UEFA EURO 2020 - Group H qualifier
Stade de France (Saint-Denis)
Goals: Umtiti 12', Giroud 68', Mbappé 78', Griezmann 84'.
FRANCE: Lloris (c) - Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Kurzawa (Kimpembe, 85') - Pogba, Kanté (Lemar, 80') - Mbappé, Griezmann, Matuidi - Giroud (Sissoko, 90'). Coach: Didier Deschamps.
ICELAND: Halldorsson - Ingason, Arnason, R. Sigurdsson - Saevarsson (Skulason, 84'), Sigurjonsson (Traustason, 57'), Gunnarsson (c), Bjarnason, Magnusson - G. Sigurdsson, Guomundsson (Finnbogason, 62'). Coach: Erik Hamrén.
Perhaps the highlight of the game for French fans in the Stade de France was Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé's stunning back-heel for Antoine Griezmann's strike.
1. France / 6 points, +7
2. Turkey / 6 points, +6
3. Albania / 3 points, +1
4. Iceland / 3 points, -2
5. Andorra / 0 point, -5
6. Moldava / 0 point, -7