World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : France beats Belarus 2-1 to qualify for 2018 World Cup

  • Share
FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

SAINT DENIS, Oct. 10, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : France defeated Belarus by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 2-1), in a World Cup qualifying game on Tuesday night at the Stade de France in Saint Denis.

All the action happened in the first half, with goals from Antoine Griezmann ('27) and Olivier Giroud ('33).

France secured their ticket to the World Cup finals. Belarus is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Group A

47422

Overview

France at the World Cup

  • 1 title (1998)
  • 14 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)

Belarus at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
2018 World Cup Poster
France
2:1
Belarus
2:1 (2:1)
  • 10 October 2017
  • 20:45
  • Saint Denis

Group A

TeamPts
France23
Sweden19
Netherlands19
Bulgaria13
Luxembourg6
Belarus5

World Cup History

FIFA World Cup History

Read on to know more on the history and origin of the FIFA World Cup.

page served in 0.251s (7,1)