• Kylian Mbappé 23', 76' (pen.)
  • Olivier Giroud 33'
  • Wissam Ben Yedder 81'
  • Mattéo Guendouzi 90'+2'
5
Regular Season
Finished
FRA
RSA
KO
  • MBAPPE MAGIC! France take the lead through a moment of inspiration from their star striker, as Mbappe controls a Griezmann deep cross on the left side of the area, draws two defenders, then curls the ball in an unstoppable arc past Williams into the top corner! That's a brilliant strike to opening the scoring, and France go 1-0 in front!
    France
    Goal
    FRA - Kylian Mbappé
    23'
  • FRANCE EXTEND THEIR LEAD! After Kante steals the ball in midfield, Griezmann takes control via an Mbappe flick, and feeds Giroud with a pass into the box. The Milan striker takes a couple of touches to tee himself up, then strokes the ball calmly into the bottom corner. France 2-0 South Africa!
    France
    Goal
    FRA - Olivier Giroud
    33'
HT
  • Deschamps decides to make a triple change for the final 25 minutes. First, the impressive Griezmann makes way for Diaby.
    France
    France
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out7 - Antoine Griezmann
    Substitution - In0 - Moussa Diaby
    France
    France
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out21 - N'Golo Kanté
    Substitution - In0 - Wissam Ben Yedder
    65'
  • Pogba also comes on, for goalscorer Giroud.
    France
    France
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out9 - Olivier Giroud
    Substitution - In6 - Paul Pogba
    65'
  • South Africa respond to their hosts' changes by substituting Hlongwane; Dolly comes on.
    South Africa
    South Africa
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Bongokuhle Hlongwane
    Substitution - In4 - Keagan Dolly
    South Africa
    Yellow card
    RSA - Thabang Monare
    66'
  • Rabiot is booked for an ill-timed lunging challenge on Dolly in midfield.
    France
    Yellow card
    FRA - Adrien Rabiot
    67'
  • After a fruitless time up front, Foster comes off for Makgopa.
    South Africa
    South Africa
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out19 - Lyle Foster
    Substitution - In9 - Evidence Makgopa
    72'
  • Xulu is booked for his foul on Mbappe, which concedes a penalty.
    South Africa
    Yellow card
    RSA - Siyanda Xulu
    74'
  • MBAPPE BAGS HIS BRACE! In typically laconic style, Mbappe converts the penalty with a firm shot into the bottom right corner; leaving Williams with no chance to deny him a second goal. France 3-0 South Africa!
    France
    Goal
    FRA - Kylian Mbappé
    76'
  • Having been booked, Rabiot is substituted, and Guendouzi will have a run-out for the final 10 minutes.
    France
    France
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out4 - Raphaël Varane
    Substitution - In5 - Jules Koundé
    80'
  • Broos makes another change, as Mobbie is replaced by Shandu.
    South Africa
    South Africa
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Nyiko Mobbie
    Substitution - In19 - Bandile Shandu
    80'
  • FRANCE NET A FOURTH! After a guided Mbappe cross to the back post, Pogba steers a headed pass towards the unmarked Ben Yedder, who then turns the ball in from no more than a yard out! France have another goal, and now lead 4-0 - accurately reflecting their dominance today.
    France
    Goal
    FRA - Wissam Ben Yedder
    81'
  • After a pitchside review of the evidence, Mudau's red card is confirmed, and South Africa go down to 10 men!
    South Africa
    Red card
    RSA - Khuliso Mudau
    84'
  • Clauss receives a warm round of applause at the conclusion of his full France debut, and Nkunku comes on in his place.
    France
    France
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Jonathan Clauss
    Substitution - In0 - Christopher Nkunku
    88'
  • FRANCE HIT FIVE! Mbappe turns three defenders inside out with a couple of hip-swivels, before laying the ball into Guendouzi on the edge of the box. The midfielder steadies himself and then curls a delightful finish into the bottom-right corner to wrap up a 5-0 France win!
    France
    Goal
    FRA - Mattéo Guendouzi
    92'
FT
France
Match stats
South Africa
62%
Possession
38%
27
Shots
3
16
Shots (On goal)
1
6
Corners
0
1
Saves
11
15
Fouls
11

Line-ups

0
Mike Maignan
0
Jonathan Clauss
0
Lucas Digne
0
Presnel Kimpembe
4
Raphaël Varane
17
William Saliba
21
N'Golo Kanté
14
Adrien Rabiot
7
Antoine Griezmann
10
Kylian Mbappé
2x
9
Olivier Giroud
France
3-4-1-2
0
Ronwen Williams
0
Nyiko Mobbie
11
Lyle Lakay
10
Mothobi Mvala
0
Siyanda Xulu
22
Nkosinathi Sibisi
0
Teboho Mokoena
4
Thabang Monare
19
Lyle Foster
0
Fagrie Lakay
0
Bongokuhle Hlongwane
South Africa
4-3-3

Team stats

France

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
001
ForwardsGGASFCFW
23',
76'
211204
65'
02000
65'
33'
10520
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
00311
88'
00220
80'
00121
65'
00020
DefendersGGASFCFW
00151
William Saliba
00000
80'
00111
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
65'(Olivier Giroud)
01101
Moussa Diaby
65'(Antoine Griezmann)
00001
65'(N'Golo Kanté)
81'
10100
80'(Adrien Rabiot)
92'
10100
80'(Raphaël Varane)
00000
88'(Jonathan Clauss)
00000
Aurélien Tchouaméni
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

South Africa

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
0511
ForwardsGGASFCFW
Lyle Foster
72'
00020
Bongokuhle Hlongwane
66'
00002
Fagrie Lakay
45'
00023
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
Mothobi Mvala
00010
Thabang Monare
00121
Teboho Mokoena
45'
00101
DefendersGGASFCFW
Lyle Lakay
00101
00010
Nkosinathi Sibisi
00002
Nyiko Mobbie
80'
00010
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
Goodman Mosele
45'(Teboho Mokoena)
00000
Khuliso Mudau
45'(Fagrie Lakay)
00012
66'(Bongokuhle Hlongwane)
00001
Evidence Makgopa
72'(Lyle Foster)
00011
Bandile Shandu
80'(Nyiko Mobbie)
00000
Rushine De Reuck
00000
Ethan Brooks
00000
Terrence Mashego
00000
Victor Letsoalo
00000
Athenkosi Mcaba
00000
Bruce Bvuma
000--
Veli Mothwa
000--