France tied with Croatia, positively, with a goal each, in the confrontation that brought them together on Monday evening, at the “Stadion Boulud”, as part of the second round of the European Nations League group stage.
Croatia vs France
Adrian Rabiot scored the winning goal for France in the 52nd minute of the match, then Andrej Kramaric scored the equalizer for Croatia through a penalty kick in the 83rd minute of the match.
French star Karim Benzema, Real Madrid’s Spanish striker, sat on the bench for the roosters in a friendly tonight, as well as Kylian Mbappe, the star of Paris Saint-Germain.
With this result, France ranks third in Group B in the European Nations League with one point, equal with Croatia, while Austria is at the top of the standings with 3 points, equal with Denmark.
The French team failed to win against Denmark in the first round which brought them together in the tournament, as the roosters lost by two to one goal, so Denmark grabbed the first three points in his career in the tournament.
The France squad for the match was as follows:
Defence: Pavard, Kimpembe, Lucas Dean, William Saliba.
Midfield: Rabiot, Choamini, Diaby, Guendouzi.
Forwards: Christopher Nkunko, Wissam Ben Yedder.
The formation of Croatia is as follows:
Defense Line: Martin Ehrlich, Vida, Borna Parisic, Juranović.
Midfield: Kovacic, Brozovic, Modric.
Forwards: Bricalo, Ante Bodemir, Louvreau Mayer.