The Socceroos gave France fairly a scare, however ultimately the reigning champions confirmed their class in a 4-1 win.

Craig Goodwin shocked the world when he struck the far submit from Mat Leckie’s excellent ball after simply 9 minutes, but it surely was for naught when Adrien Rabiot equalized halfway by means of the primary half.

Veteran striker Olivier Giroud completed with a brace, with famous person Kylian Mbappe additionally on the scoreboard.

That is how the Socceroos certified towards Les Blues:

MAT RYAN – 5

He ordered his troops properly, he was to not blame for both of the 2 objectives within the first half. The identical story after the break.

NATHANIEL ATKINSON – 3

He had a brutal night marking famous person Kylian Mbappe. He might be fortunate to maintain his place within the beginning XI for Australia’s subsequent recreation towards Tunisia.

Kylian Mbappe gave Nathaniel Atkinson a brutal introduction to World Cup soccer

Mat Leckie referred to as on all his expertise and supplied an early help for Craig Goodwin’s aim

Craig Goodwin celebrates his early aim for the Socceroos towards France: Les Blues responded emphatically to win 4-1

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Questions stay as as to if the Hearts defender belongs to this stage.

HARRY SOUTHAR – 6

The Scottish-born defender used his measurement properly and was very busy within the first half. An assured defensive efficiency towards high quality opposition.

AZIZ BEHICH – 5

The left-back was in his tenacious prime, he had a tough job attempting to include Ousmane Dembele.

AARON MOOY – 6

The veteran referred to as on all his expertise and managed the Socceroos’ tempo in midfield earlier than France went on a rampage.

MATTHEW LECKIE 6

He assisted Craig Goodwin with an ideal cross and supplied good cowl when wanted for Nathaniel Atkinson.

JACKSON IRVINE-6

Typical energetic show from the German midfielder, who hit the submit in stoppage time within the first half with Lloris defeated.

Socceroos supervisor Graham Arnold would have been inspired by some facets of his group’s efficiency

Aaron Mooy pulled the strings for Australia and was a relaxing affect in the course of the park.

RILEY MCGREE – 5

Irvine’s good middle in first half stoppage time, justified his place in Graham Arnold’s group. He must get extra on the ball.

Craig Goodwin – 6

He discovered the again of the online with an emphatic end for Australia to take the lead. The patron of Adelaide United justified the collection of him.

MITCH DUKE6

Workhorse up entrance, he by no means stopped working and nearly scored a ‘worldie’ from a distance.

SUBS:

JASON CUMMINGS-5

Changed Mitch Duke upstairs, ran out of stockings. The cult hero must be extra concerned.

AWER MABIL – 5

Introduced at McGree’s expense, he did simply sufficient to counsel he might begin towards Tunisia.

GARANG KUOL – 4

Australia’s rising star was largely nameless when pitched for Goodwin, presumably intimidated by the event.

KEANU BACCUS – N/A

He entered the fray late as Arnold cleared his bench.

MILOS DEGENEK – N/A

He changed the ill-tempered Atkinson in demise, prone to begin Australia’s subsequent two video games at right-back.

FRANCE PLAYER RATINGS

HUGO LLORIS 7

The Tottenham goalkeeper could not cease Craig Goodwin’s shot, recovering properly to be an assured determine between the sticks.

LUCAS HERNANDEZ N/A

He retired injured moments after Goodwin’s aim, changed by his brother Theo.

IBRAHIMA KONATE 7

He made good use of his physique, his duel with Socceroos ahead Mitch Duke within the first half was engrossing.

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He was swish and assured on the ball, he did his job on the coronary heart of the defence.

BENJAMIN PAVARD7

The fashionable left-back supplied a harmful outlet, pairing properly with the standout Mbappe.

Frenchman Theo Hernandez jumped into the fray early and didn’t disappoint Les Blues

Olivier Giroud completed with a brace within the one-sided recreation at Al Janoub Stadium

AURELIEN TCHOUAMENI – 6

The projection midfielder confirmed exactly why he’s extremely rated at Actual Madrid. He’ll enhance as France deepens within the event.

ADREN RABIOT – 7

The Juventus midfielder broke the hearts of the Australians when he equalized halfway by means of the primary half to start out the comeback.

ANTONIO GRIEZMANN – 7

The person liable for a lot of France’s raiding raids. A continuing menace with the ball at his toes.

KYLIAN MBAPPE – 9

Electrical efficiency from the PSG famous person, whose tempo was terrifying at instances. He sealed the outcome with France’s third aim.

Mbappe stood out, along with his electrical tempo and willingness to tackle defenders an excessive amount of for the Socceroos.

OUSMANE DEMBELE – 8

The Barcelona midfielder was at his silky finest. Australia usually had no solutions to his direct type.

OLIVIER GIROUD – 8

The official striker took benefit of a mistake by Atkinson to present France the lead. He stored Souttar very busy and completed with two objectives to his title.

SUBS:

THEO HERNANDEZ – 6

He changed his brother from the beginning and supplied help to Rabiot. He’s prone to begin towards Denmark and Tunisia.

YOUSSOUF FOFANA – N/A

One for the long run, he appears ominous on the ball.

KINGSLEY COMAN – N/A

He changed Dembélé late, with the outcome assured, one for the long run.

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