France advances at World Cup, Peru eliminated after two games
France advances at World Cup, Peru eliminated after two games
The game changer
21 June, 2018, 20:58
Peru's best outlet in the first half was rampaging full-back Luis Advincula, who had the beating of defender Lucas Hernandez down France's left flank.
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France's forward Kylian Mbappe heads the ball during their Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group C match against Peru at the Ekaterinburg Arena in Ekaterinburg on June 21, 2018.
France, among the tournament favourites, opened with a sluggish 2-1 win over Australia.
Didier Deschamps has also opted for a change in midfield, with Blaise Matuidi replacing Bayern Munich's Corentin Tolisso in the middle. Top-scorer Paolo Guerrero, whose build-up was stunted by a drugs ban which was then overturned, starts up top in place of Jefferson Farfan.
Guerrero almost missed the World Cup before having his doping ban lifted by a Swiss judge prior to the tournament.
Hugo Lloris, who will receive his 100th cap for France, will remain in goal.
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The Chelsea striker came on as a substitute in the opening game against Australia and has been elevated to the starting XI at the expense of Ousmane Dembele for the game against Los Incas, where he will be partnered in attack by Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe.
Griezmann had a pair of opportunities stopped within the first 15 minutes, with Mbappe and Dembele consistently getting past Peru's defence to set up scoring chances.
Energized by the tens of thousands of Peruvian fans, the South Americans tried to match Les Bleus' intensity early but were outshot 12-10 with only two of Peru's chances on target, with two others blocked. A loss will send both France and Denmark through to the next round assuming Denmark beats Australia.
Peru's defender Alberto Rodriguez (left) and France's forward Olivier Giroud vie for the ball during their Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group C match at the Ekaterinburg Arena in Ekaterinburg on June 21, 2018.
Peru are fast enough to do plenty of damage with counter-attacks, and sooner or later, the ball has to fall for them.
Peru coach Ricardo Gareca said his team will not be bullied by France in their World Cup clash on Thursday, but admitted: "We are not on their level anywhere".
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