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Mbappe strikes as France come from behind to win Nations League

Sun 10 October 2021 | 21:27

Kylian Mbappe scored a late winner as France came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 in the Nations League final at San Siro in Milan.

Luis Enrique

’s side were the better team for most of the time and took the lead after 64 minutes, but

France

’s attacking talents and a controversial VAR decision proved too much for Spain and Les Bleus became Nations League winners.

Spain

took the lead at the San Siro thanks to

Mikel Oyarzabal

, but

Karim Benzema

equalized after two minutes.

Kylian Mbappe

completed their second comeback in the playoffs for Les Blues, who advanced to the final match after recovering from two goals behind against

Belgium

.

With 10 minutes remaining,

Theo Hernandez

delivered a through ball to an offside

Kylian Mbappe

, but

Eric García

’s attempted interception fell to Mbappe who put the ball into the back of the net. According to VAR, García’s touch played Mbappe onside and the goal was given, completing the French comeback.

Spain attacked until the last seconds in search of a late equalizer, but France goalkeeper

Lloris

made two crucial saves to crown the reigning world champions as Nations League winners.


source: SportMob

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