Van Marwijk disappointed with VAR decision after defeat to France

Griezmann: Pogba will show his brilliance

Griezmann: Pogba will show his brilliance

In the second match, Lionel Messi missed a penalty kick and Iceland managed a 1-1 draw against Argentina in the first World Cup appearance for the tiny island nation.

Deschamps has been tinkering with his tactics and has yet to find the most suitable system for his talented but unexperienced team.

France defender Samuel Umtiti has mocked his own mistake on Instagram following France's win over Australia on Saturday.

"We've got the job done, because the first match is always very important, and this sets us up well for the rest of the group".

Deschamps has chose to start Ousmane Dembele and Corentin Tolisso instead and the two youngsters played with the rest of the starters against the substitutes during a training session behind closed doors on Wednesday.

Antoine Griezmann scored from the first VAR-assisted penalty awarded in the history of the World Cup in Kazan to give France a 58th minute lead.

Mbappe will be the favorite to win the top Young Player award at the World Cup (players born on or after January 1, 2017). Goal line technology determined Pogba's goal was good, and the official awarded the go-ahead goal after checking his watch.

"We gave it everything we had and it's hard to digest that we didn't take something from it". However, the second ball had to be replaced within 10 minutes after it also deflated.

Paul Pogba and Nabil Fekir

In defence, Lucas Hernandez and Benjamin Pavard, both 22, are likely to start on the flanks after impressive displays in the warm-up games, in the absence of the injured Djibril Sidibe.

But there was to be no seismic activity in Saransk, as Cueva stepped up and blasted his penalty high into the stands.

Poulsen squeezed his goal between charging Peru goalkeeper Pedro Gallese and the left post in the 59th minute after collecting an accurate pass from midfielder Christian Eriksen.

Cue bedlam among the small group of Danish fans behind the goal, while a pained silence fell over the 20,000 Peruvians in the stadium.

Schmeichel blocked Farfan's shot on the line late on, while Gallese denied Eriksen as Denmark looked to put the game to bed.

Stellar French only in the end of the match snatched victory over Australia.

Cuevas, however, was inconsolable.

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