France defeated Australia 4-1 in their FIFA World Cup 2022 opener . Adrien Rabiot and Olivier Giroud scored twice in the second half .
Al Wakrah Qatar, November 23: After his team's win over Australia in their FIFA World Cup 2022 opener, defending champions France coach Didier Deschamps said that despite starting well, his team was able to deny the Aussies a goal that should have been discarded.France defeated Australia by 4-1 in the Group D match of the forthcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 at the Al Janoub Stadium in Qatar thanks to a Olivier Girouds brace and a spectacular goal from Adrien Rabiot and Kylian Mbappe.Deschamps said France showed more discipline in the second half to push Australia on back foot.We started the game well in the first minute, we looked good and worked well together.We showed a lot more poise in the second half, pushing Australia on to the back foot, and then we created a lot of opportunities and four goals, which is great, according to Sky Sports.It's a good start to the tournament.The first match is always crucial and crucial.I want to thank the entire squad and the players for their efforts. Craig Goodwin gave Australia the lead in the first 10 minutes of the game by scoring a spectacular goal, but France took the lead at halftime thanks to goals from Adrien Rabiot and Olivier Giroud, who led the team in the second half.Kylian Mbappe was the game's standout player.Injuries to France players in the lead-up to Australia's goal, including Lucas Hernandez, could have created a false impression that everything was going against them.The excellent midfielder changed roles, latching onto Mbappes' beautiful flick to set up Giroud. The amazing Mbappe will undoubtedly surpass it one day.Mbappe, on the other hand, took over in the second half and tormented the defense as France tried to stretch their lead.Antoine Griezmann's attempt was blocked by a defender, but Mbappe was unstoppable and headed in Ousmane Dembeles right-wing cross off the post.France will continue their title defense against Denmark on Saturday, while Australia will face Tunisia earlier that day.