Kylian Mbappe and Oliver Giroud had been in surprising shape as France sealed a 3-1 win vs Poland of their Round of 16 fixture of the continued FIFA World Cup 2022, on the Al Thumama Stadium in Qatar on Sunday. Mbappe (74′, 90+1′) grabbed a record-breaking brace and he additionally assisted Giroud (44′). Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski (90+9′) scored a comfort objective for Poland.
After his brace, Mbappe broke Pele’s long-standing World Cup list of maximum targets scored by means of a males’s participant ahead of turning 24-years-old. Now, the Frenchman stands one forward of Pele’s tally of 8 targets. He additionally overtook the overdue Diego Maradona and Cristiano Ronaldo within the listing of maximum targets scored in World Cup historical past. He now stands tied along Lionel Messi with 9 targets.
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Other than their match-winning performances, Giroud and Mbappe additionally stuck everybody’s consideration with their emotional birthday party and a photograph of them hugging each and every different has long past viral on social media. Their emotional birthday party additionally resulted in a memefest on Twitter with soccer enthusiasts taking part in themselves.
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With the rating tied at 0–0, Mbappe installed a thru ball for Giroud within the Forty fourth-minute, who drove it into the bottom-right nook to offer France the lead. Then within the 74th-minute, Giroud launched Dembele for a counter-attack, who minimize inside of from the correct flank to feed Mbappe. The PSG attacker took a marginally after which drilled a right-footed strike previous the Polish goalkeeper, to make it 2-0. Then within the first minute of overtime, he won a move from Lilian Thuram, after which powered a right-footed strike into the top-right nook for a shocking objective.