Latest Football News – The French team is starting well on its way to the European Championship. The troops of Corinne Deacon easily diposé of Kazakhstan (0-3), Tuesday, in Shimkent, for their entry in the competition in eliminations. Valérie Gauvin (57), Eugénie Le Sommer (70) and Marie-Antoinette Katoto (89) scored the three goals of success for Les Bleues.
At the end of the boredom, the Blue finally reached the goal. The French women’s team took the measure of Kazakhstan (0-3) for its debut in qualifying for the Euro 2021 after a poor match and not especially exciting, Tuesday. In the Mungaytpasuly stadium in Shimkent, the 76th nation in the FIFA rankings has long resisted the long-running tri-color, before bowing in the second half. Thanks in particular to the 80th goal of Eugénie Le Sommer, the Kazakhs have ended up losing.
It is a cry of rage that may seem exaggerated. After having finally opened the score, we saw Valérie Gauvin rejoice without restraint (1-0, 57th). At first sight, this 13th goal in selection for Montpellier was nothing great, facing a very weak team of Kazakhstan. But it must be said that the French have had a hard time to take the lead against the players of Raziya Nurkenova.
And it is mainly Gauvin who illustrated French clumsiness, in an arch-dominated match. The number 9 tricolor needed a multitude of opportunities (26th, 35th, 36th, 42nd, 47th) also finding the post (37th) and the bar (50th) of the door Oksana Zheleznyak before scoring. Although she was asked many times, in an attack-defense configuration, the player of BIIK-Kazygurt, who multiplied the parries, could not prevent the defeat of hers.
While in the French goal, Sarah Bouhaddi, who had no stop to perform, watched the game from a distance, Le Sommer was a little closer to the record of Marinette Pichon (81 goals) in France team. Her easiest goal of the year, since she took over a center of Marie-Antoinette Katoto- again substitute -in the empty goal (2-0, 70th). Finally, it is the player of the PSG who concluded the mark of the head, on a center of Delphine Cascarino (3-0, 89th). France started perfectly its qualifying campaign at Euro 2021, before facing a bigger piece, Serbia, November 9 in Bordeaux.
Interviewed after this complicated success, Corinne Deacon congratulated herself for having started this campaign well. “We did the job, in the difficulty, against this kind of teams, the more we score late, the harder it was, we knew it, we were never worried, except maybe on kick-off. of the second period “, analyzed the technician. “The girls were serious despite everything, we know that it would not be easy.We pocketed the three points, it is essential.Since the number of opportunities that we had, it would not have me I did not know if we had scored a little more … Now I know what kind of matches, and it’s difficult, it’s the first goal that triggers everything, the second and third come very soon after. ”