After a goalless first half, France controversially went ahead through Antoine Griezmann, who converted from the spot after VAR deemed that Josh Ridson had fouled the forward despite appearing to win the ball.
Find out how all of the action unfolded at the Kazan Arena courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates below.
FRANCE XI: Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Hernandez; Kante, Tolisso, Pogba; Dembele, Mbappe, Griezmann
AUSTRALIA XI: Ryan; Milligan, Behich, Risdon, Sainsbury; Jedinak, Mooy, Rogic; Leckie, Kruse, Nabbout
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