France's women's team beat Wang Shuang's China, Diani shines
Parisians Ève Périsset, Grace Geyoro and Kadidiatou Diani helped France overcome their teammate Wang Shuang's China 2-1 in Friday's friendly in the French capital's suburbs.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kadidiatou Diani shone in front of goal, scoring the winning goal after a magnificent solo run. Wang Shuang came off the bench to provide the assist for her team's goal.
France's next game is the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup opener against South Korea on 7 June at the Parc des Princes.
FRANCE - CHINA: 2-1 (1-0)
Stade Dominique-Duvauchelle (Créteil)
Goals: Gauvin (30'), Diani (58') for France; Wang Shanshan (52') for China.
FRANCE: Bouhaddi (c) – Torrent, Mbock, Renard, Périsset – Bussaglia (Geyoro, 85'), Bilbault - D. Cascarino (Laurent, 62'), Thiney, Diani (Karchaoui, 73') – Gauvin (Asseyi, 62'). Coach: Corinne Diacre.
CHINE: Peng Shimeng - Wang Ying, Wu Haiyan, Lin Yuping, Liu Shanshan - Lou Jiahui (Wang Shuang, 46'), Tan Ruyin (Zhang Rui, 38'), Yao Wei (Wang Yan, 54'), Gu Yasha (Li Ying, 69') - Yang Li (Song Duan, 54'), Wang Shanshan (Li Wen, 78'). Coach: Jia Xiuquan.