Saturday, 30 June 2018

Argentina heading home as World Cup last 16 starts with bang


 

France are the first team in to the World Cup quarter-finals after a thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina which sends Lionel Messi home.
 
Antoine Griezmann had given Les Bleus an early lead from the penalty spot in Kazan before Argentina struck twice through Angel Di Maria and Garbriel Mercado.


Angel Di Maria celebrates his stunning goal against France


But a leveller from Benjamin Pavard was followed by two goals from French wonderkid Kylian Mbappe.




Benjamin Pavard celebrates drawing his side level

Messi's shot from the edge of the box rebounded off the defender's leg and left Hugo Lloris unable to keep it out






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