SAINT DENIS, Nov. 19, 2013 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 (European Qualifiers) : France defeated Ukraine by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 2-0), in the second leg of a qualifying game on Tuesday night at the Stade de France in Saint Denis. France, who lost the first leg (0-2), secured their ticket to the World Cup finals. Ukraine is eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Second Round
France at the World Cup
- 1 title (1998)
- 13 appearances (first in 1930)
- 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
- Statistics: Champions (1998) Runners-up (2006) Third Place (1958, 1986) Fourth Place (1982)
Ukraine at the World Cup
- 1 appearances (2006)
- 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
- 19 November 2013
- Saint Denis
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