Dayot Upamecano France

France seal World Cup last-16 spot

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Next stop: last 16! France became the first team to qualify for the knockout stages of the 2022 World Cup thanks to a 2-1 win over Denmark in their second group game. Dayot Upamecano was on the pitch for the full 90 minutes for the defending champions, while Kingsley Coman came off the bench in the 75th minute. Benjamin Pavard was not involved. Kylian Mbappé scored both goals for Les Bleus either side of Andreas Christensen's equaliser for the Danes. The French can now secure top spot in Group D in their final match against Tunisia on Wednesday (16:00 CET).

Lucas Hernández suffered a cruciate ligament rupture in France's opening match:


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