Gambia through to round of 16, France’s fortunes ‘reversed’ after second straight defeat

May 27, 2023 0 Comments

Our third-round opponents, the Gambia, booked their place in the round of 16 with two straight wins, while ‘favourites’ France suffered a second successive defeat and slipped to the brink of elimination.

In the 13th minute of the first half, a clumsy goal kick by French goalkeeper Renard led to an own goal.

Gambia’s Boyang’s shot rattled the French net after hitting the goalkeeper and a defender in turn.

Linares seemed to make up for his mistake 12 minutes into the second half when he saved a penalty kick.

Four minutes later, France’s ace, Odobe, levelled the game with a header.먹튀검증

However, France conceded again in the 23rd minute of the second half to go down 2-1 and face elimination with a second straight defeat.

Meanwhile, there were celebrations for the Gambians, who booked their place in the round of 16 with two straight wins.

In Group E, England beat Uruguay 3-2 to also book their place in the last 16 with two wins in a row.

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