Latest Football News – The French team won 2-0 against Spain, Saturday in Clermont-Ferrand. Goals signed Le Sommer (28th) and Cascarino (76th). The French women played their first game since the quarter-final of the lost World Cup.
After disappointing elimination in the quarter-finals of the World Cup at home (vs USA, 1-2), France has found the grounds for a friendly meeting in Clermont-Ferrand. It was Spain that paid for a strong and opportunistic French team at the Gabriel-Montpied stadium. Of a volley return bar return, Eugenie Le Sommer took advantage of a bad dismissal of the goalkeeper Paños (1-0, 27th). Then Delphine Cascarino, coming into play, bluffed La Roja a strike without a pecking right eccentric (2-0, 76th). A return to the ideal competition before the start of the qualifiers for Euro 2021 on October 8, in Kazakhstan.
After disappointing elimination in the quarter-finals of the World Cup at home against the United States (1-2), France has found the grounds for a friendly match against Spain in Clermont-Ferrand. With a team noticeably close to that posted at the World Cup, France held from start to finish a meeting that was played on a small rhythm.
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Strong and opportunistic at the Gabriel-Montpied stadium, the players of Corinne Deacon conceded no concrete goal opportunity. La Roja, true to his style of play, put his foot on the ball, exposing himself to the counterattacks led by the French left Karchaoui-Le Sommer. The first touched the pole on a center yet missed (27th). In the wake, Eugénie Le Sommer took advantage of a center of Kadidiatou Diani, deflected by the end of the gloves by Paños, to volley back to the far post and open the score with the help of the bar (1-0, 28th) . The 77th goal of the Lyonnaise in selection knocked out a team from Spain who never worried Sarah Bouhaddi. Just before half-time, Thiney saw his shot in the area countered by Jiménez after a good service from Diani.
The second period saw the Bleues rise in power, boosted by the entry of Amel Majri on the left and Delphine Cascarino on the right. The latter received a severe yellow card for a simulation in the surface (75th). Stung, Cascarino made the break on the next action. Wendie Renard was lying in the back of Leila who, like his goalkeeper Paños, was able to cope with the uncontrolled shooting in a position off center (2-0, 76th). The France team then managed until the end of the meeting, validating his return to the competition. Next meeting: October 4 in Nîmes for a friendly match against Iceland. Then, on October 8, start of the Euro 2021 qualifiers in Kazakhstan.