MX23RW : Saturday, September 22 21:40:09
Jun 30, 2018 at 3pm UK at ​Kazan Arena
Attendance: 42,873

4-3

Griezmann (13' pen.), Pavard (57'), Mbappe (64', 68')
Matuidi (72'), Pavard (73'), Giroud (90')
FT(HT: 1-1)
di Maria (41'), Mercado (48'), Aguero (90')
Rojo (11'), Tagliafico (19'), Mascherano (43'), Banega (50'), Otamendi (90')
Timeline
(Holding) M. Rojo        11'
(Roughing) N. Tagliafico        19'
(E. Banega) A. Di Maria        41'
(Tripping) J. Mascherano        43'
(M. Rojo) F. Fazio        46'
(L. Messi) G. Mercado        48'
(Tripping) E. Banega        50'
57'     B. Pavard (Lucas)
64'     K. Mbappe
(E. Perez) S. Aguero        66'
68'     K. Mbappe (O. Giroud)
72'     B. Matuidi (Unsportsmanlike cond)
73'     B. Pavard (Tripping)
(C. Pavon) M. Meza        75'
75'     C. Tolisso (B. Matuidi)
83'     N. Fekir (A. Griezmann)
89'     F. Thauvin (K. Mbappe)
(L. Messi) S. Aguero        90+3'
(Unsportsmanlike cond) N. Otamendi        90+4'
90+4'     O. Giroud (Unsportsmanlike cond)
Result: France beat Argentina in seven-goal thriller
Result: France beat Argentina in seven-goal thriller
France reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a captivating 4-3 victory over 2014 runners-up Argentina in Saturday's clash in Kazan.
Reaction
Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois denies Benjamin Pavard during the World Cup semi-final against France on July 10, 2018
Benjamin Pavard strike named World Cup goal of the tournament
France full-back Benjamin Pavard wins the official World Cup Goal of the Tournament award for his memorable volley in the last 16 against Argentina.
Jul 25, 17:16
Peru's Pedro Gallese looks dejected as France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring their first goal on June 21, 2018
Florian Thauvin hails "incredible" Kylian Mbappe
France attacker Florian Thauvin jokes that international teammate Kylian Mbappe looked like he was 'riding a scooter' during Saturday's last-16 clash with Argentina.
Jul 1, 18:58
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Benjamin Pavard explains wonder strike against Argentina
France defender Benjamin Pavard reveals his delight after scoring a wonder goal in his nation's 4-3 win over Argentina in the round of 16.
Jul 1, 18:27
Peru's Pedro Gallese looks dejected as France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring their first goal on June 21, 2018
Gary Neville hails "amazing" Kylian Mbappe
Former Manchester United and England defender Gary Neville hails Kylian Mbappe for his "amazing" performance in France's 4-3 win over Argentina.
Jul 1, 17:24
Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli on May 30, 2018
Jorge Sampaoli: "I'm sad and frustrated"
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli admits that he is "sad and frustrated" following his side's exit from the World Cup on Saturday.
Jul 1, 11:30
Argentina's Lionel Messi during the match against Croatia on June 21, 2018
Jorge Sampaoli: 'I tried everything for Lionel Messi'
Jorge Sampaoli defends his decision to chop and change his side throughout the World Cup following Argentina's exit at the last-16 stage.
Jun 30, 20:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano retires from international football
Argentina veteran Javier Mascherano announces his retirement from international football.
Jun 30, 18:45
France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring their first goal against USA on June 9, 2018
Didier Deschamps: 'Kylian Mbappe quicker than Ronaldo'
France coach Didier Deschamps deems Kylian Mbappe to be "even quicker" than Brazil legend Ronaldo and has tipped the teenager to "make a lot of progress".
Jun 30, 18:39
France manager Didier Deschamps on March 19, 2018
Didier Deschamps: 'France answered the call in World Cup last 16'
Didier Deschamps claims that his France side "answered the call" in Saturday's thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina in the last 16 of the World Cup.
Jun 30, 18:26
Nabil Fekir and Kylian Mbappe of France celebrate after scoring the opening goal of their international friendly with USA in June 2018
France forward Kylian Mbappe flattered by Pele comparisons
France forward Kylian Mbappe describes comparisons to Pele as "flattering" but insists that the Brazil legend is in "another category" altogether.
Jun 30, 17:45
The Match
Match Report
France reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a captivating 4-3 victory over 2014 runners-up Argentina in Saturday's clash in Kazan.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as France edge a seven-goal thriller with Argentina to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup.
Team News
Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain miss out on a place in the Argentina starting XI ahead of their World Cup last-16 tie against France in Kazan.
Preview
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup last-16 clash between France and Argentina.

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