YEKATERINBURG, Jun. 21, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : France defeated Peru by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Thursday night at the Central Stadium in Yekaterinburg.
All the action happened in the first half, with Mbappé goal in the 34th minute.
The result put the French top of Group C with 6 points. Peru is bottom with no points. In their last game, France will meet second-placed Denmark at the Central Stadium on June 26, while Peru will face Australia.
Fixtures and Results : Group C
France at the World Cup
- 1 title (1998)
- 15 appearances (first in 1930)
- 21 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
- Statistics: Champions (1998) Runners-up (2006) Third Place (1958, 1986) Fourth Place (1982)
Peru at the World Cup
- 5 appearances (first in 1930)
- 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
- 21 June 2018
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