Mbappe leads France to the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup, with a hat-trick against Poland
France decided to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup, after beating Poland 3-1, in the confrontation that took place between them this Sunday evening in the competitions.
The World Cup is the round of 16 of the tournament currently being held in Qatar until December 18.
France vs Poland
Olivier Giroud scored the first goal for France in the 44th minute of the match.
Giroud became a historic scorer for the French national team, with 52 goals, surpassing former star Thierry Henry, with 51 goals.
Giroud also became the oldest scorer in the knockout stage of a World Cup since Roger Milla, who scored twice against Colombia at the age of 38 in 1990.
The French star is the first Milan player to score in the knockout round of the World Cup since Omit Davala against Japan in 2002 (also in the round of 16).
French star Kylian Mbappe added the second goal for the roosters in the 74th minute of the match, before completing the hat-trick in the last minute of the match.
With this goal, Kylian Mbappe became the first player in history to score 9 goals in the World Cup before his twenty-fourth birthday, according to the “Opta” statistics network.
Kylian Mbappe also topped the list of top scorers in the 2022 World Cup with 5 goals, ahead of Lionel Messi and Alvaro Morata, Spain striker, Marcus Rashford, England striker, Cody Jacobo, Netherlands striker, and Ener Valencia, Ecuador striker, with 3 goals.
Robert Lewandowski scored the first goal for Poland via a penalty kick in the ninth minute of stoppage time.
The composition of the French national team was as follows:
Defense line: Varane, Conde, Upamecano, Theo Hernandez.
Midfield: Rabiot, Griezmann, Choameni.
Offensive line: Dembele, Jiro, Kylian Mbappe.
While the formation of Poland included:
Goalkeeper: Wojciech Szysny.
Defense line: Kamel Glik, Jacob Kubior, Bartosz Berezinski, Money Cash.
Midfielders: Przemyslaw Frankowski, Szymanski, Grigors Krychowiak, Piotr Zielinski, Kaminski.
Attack: Robert Lewandowski.
France vs Poland
It is expected that the French national team will meet in the quarter-finals of the current version of the World Cup with the winner of the fiery confrontation between Senegal and England, which is scheduled for this evening.
And after finishing the group stage at the head of Group Four in the most prominent competition in the world, the French national team advanced to the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The French team also played 3 matches in the group stage, then achieved victory in two matches and lost the third against Tunisia to score 6 points. .
The French national team continues the journey of preserving its title, which it won in the last edition of Russia 2018, in search of the third title in its history in the World Cup.
France won the World Cup twice in its history, the first on its soil after defeating Brazil 3-0, while it won the second edition of the World Cup in 2018 in Russia after sweeping Croatia 4-2.
While the Polish national team qualified for the round of 16 in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, after occupying the runners-up of Group C, succeeding Argentina.
Between victory, draw and defeat, respectively, the Polish national team reached and scored 4 points, behind the leaders Tango with 6 points, and qualified with it for the final price. Poland played 3 meetings in the group stage of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.