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Russia 2018: Mbappe Makes History As France Advance, Peru Crash Out

Russia 2018: Mbappe Makes History As France Advance, Peru Crash Out

France booked their passage into the second round at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after securing a 1-0 win against Peru in a Group C encounter   in Ekaterinburg on Thursday.

The Les Blues defeated Australia 2-1 in their first game last Saturday.

Australia and Denmark battled  to a 1-1 draw earlier in the day  in the  Group’s other  fixture .

Didier Deschamps men  joined hosts Russia and Uruguay as the first three countries to make it to the knockout stages.

Kylian Mbappe netted the winner in the 34th minute, his first goal of the competition.

Mbappe (19 years and six months old) became the youngest France player ever to score in a major tournament (World Cup and the European Championship). Peru extended their winless at the World Cup to  eight game following the defeat.

The South Americans joined Egypt and Saudi Arabia in crashing out.

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