Paul Pogba scores the winner against Australia in fifa world cup 2018

France vs Australia: Paul Pogba drives France to their 1st win over Australia

France vs Australia : World Cup 2018, Group C.

France carry a huge expectation to win big in Group C and they kick off their World Cup campaign against Australia.

Les Bleus are on a mission since losing the Euro 2016 on home soil to Portugal, but Didier Deschamps squad is expected to breeze through their group against Peru, Denmark and the Socceroos. With all four teams looking rich in talent, France needs to be extra wary if they intend to qualify to the final 16. France right-back Djibril Sidibe is still suffering from a knee injury, so it looks like Benjamin Pavard is set to start in his place.

Australia could drop Mile Jedinak but head coach Bert van Marwijk might play Massimo Luongo in central midfield.

Both teams are looking strong, but France will have to battle it out for a win.

In the Early 11 minutes the Australia Goal Keeper had already made 4 saves to keep his side alive.

France were clearly strong in attack from stats which say France had 83 and Australia had 35 on the attacking side of the pitch by 35th min.

The game was played ferociously with-in first half there had been 16 fouls committed by the both teams.

French Star Antonie Griezmann Scored the first goal from a penalty and this was his first world cup goal for France.

Unfortunate handball from Umiti led to a penalty for Australia, Mile Jedinak scoring that penalty which made the score 1-1.

Pogba suprises everyone with a lofted finish over Ryan.The midfielder combined with Giroud before stabbing the efforts towards the net.

France go with all important 3 points with a winning strike from Pogba.

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