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France defender Samuel Umtiti took to social media to alleviate his embarrassment after his handball led to an Australia penalty (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
France defender Samuel Umtiti took to social media to alleviate his embarrassment after his handball led to an Australia penalty
France defender Samuel Umtiti took to social media to alleviate his embarrassment after his handball led to an Australia penalty (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
People watch the match between France and Australia at the Fan Fest on the bank of the river Wolga during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
UK police say almost all banned fans surrendered passports
People watch the match between France and Australia at the Fan Fest on the bank of the river Wolga during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
Mile Jedinak says Australia were frustrated at being on the receiving end of the first VAR-assisted penalty in World Cup history
Mile Jedinak says Australia were frustrated at being on the receiving end of the first VAR-assisted penalty in World Cup history
Mile Jedinak says Australia were frustrated at being on the receiving end of the first VAR-assisted penalty in World Cup history
Mile Jedinak says Australia were frustrated at being on the receiving end of the first VAR-assisted penalty in World Cup history (AFP Photo/SAEED KHAN)
Mile Jedinak says Australia were frustrated at being on the receiving end of the first VAR-assisted penalty in World Cup history
Mile Jedinak says Australia were frustrated at being on the receiving end of the first VAR-assisted penalty in World Cup history (AFP Photo/SAEED KHAN)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Mile Jedinak celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Mile Jedinak celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Mile Jedinak celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Mile Jedinak celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Australia's Mile Jedinak celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Australia's Mile Jedinak celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann shakes the hand of France coach Didier Deschamps as he is substituted off REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann shakes the hand of France coach Didier Deschamps as he is substituted off REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann shakes the hand of France coach Didier Deschamps as he is substituted off REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann shakes the hand of France coach Didier Deschamps as he is substituted off REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Benched: Antoine Griezmann was replaced by Olivier Giroud with 20 minutes remaining against Australia (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
Benched: Antoine Griezmann was replaced by Olivier Giroud with 20 minutes remaining against Australia
Benched: Antoine Griezmann was replaced by Olivier Giroud with 20 minutes remaining against Australia (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
Benched: Antoine Griezmann was replaced by Olivier Giroud with 20 minutes remaining against Australia
Benched: Antoine Griezmann was replaced by Olivier Giroud with 20 minutes remaining against Australia
Benched: Antoine Griezmann was replaced by Olivier Giroud with 20 minutes remaining against Australia
France head coach Didier Deschamps gestures to his players during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
French tactics under question after opening World Cup win
France head coach Didier Deschamps gestures to his players during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
France's Antoine Griezmann, left is substituted and replaced by France's Olivier Giroud during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
French tactics under question after opening World Cup win
France's Antoine Griezmann, left is substituted and replaced by France's Olivier Giroud during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
Peru World Cup fans keeping the faith with France looming
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
Peru World Cup fans keeping the faith with France looming
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
Peru World Cup fans keeping the faith with France looming
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
Peru World Cup fans keeping the faith with France looming
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
Peru World Cup fans keeping the faith with France looming
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
Peru World Cup fans keeping the faith with France looming
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
Peru World Cup fans keeping the faith with France looming
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
Peru World Cup fans keeping the faith with France looming
This is the first time Peru has qualified for the World Cup in 36 years and despite being defeated by Denmark in the opening match, Peru fans are keeping the faith as their country faces France and Australia next.
France's Antoine Griezmann scores the penalty goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
AP PHOTOS: Plenty of penalties on World Cup day 3
France's Antoine Griezmann scores the penalty goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
France's Paul Pogba, left, and Australia's Mathew Leckie, right, challenge the ball during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
AP PHOTOS: Plenty of penalties on World Cup day 3
France's Paul Pogba, left, and Australia's Mathew Leckie, right, challenge the ball during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
Australia's Trent Sainsbury, center, kicks the ball in front of France's Kylian Mbappe during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
AP PHOTOS: Plenty of penalties on World Cup day 3
Australia's Trent Sainsbury, center, kicks the ball in front of France's Kylian Mbappe during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan fails to save the ball as France's Paul Pogba his side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
AP PHOTOS: Plenty of penalties on World Cup day 3
Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan fails to save the ball as France's Paul Pogba his side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
France's Kylian Mbappe smiles with teammates during France's official training on the eve of the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick
France's Kylian Mbappe smiles with teammates during France's official training on the eve of the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
France players celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick
France players celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Australia's Aaron Mooy, left vies for the ball with France's Kylian Mbappe during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick
Australia's Aaron Mooy, left vies for the ball with France's Kylian Mbappe during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
France's Paul Pogba, centre, reacts as the referee Andres Cunha from Uruguay, left, indicates that a goal has been given scored by Pogba during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick
France's Paul Pogba, centre, reacts as the referee Andres Cunha from Uruguay, left, indicates that a goal has been given scored by Pogba during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
France's Paul Pogba, right, duels for the ball with Australia's Mathew Leckie during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick
France's Paul Pogba, right, duels for the ball with Australia's Mathew Leckie during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Australia's Mile Jedinak, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick
Australia's Mile Jedinak, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Bert van Marwijk questioned the referee's conviction after the first VAR-assisted penalty went against Australia in their 2-1 defeat to France
Bert van Marwijk questions referee after VAR drama costs Socceroos
Bert van Marwijk questioned the referee's conviction after the first VAR-assisted penalty went against Australia in their 2-1 defeat to France
Paul Pogba of France (L) reacts with teammates after scoring the 2-1 during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Paul Pogba of France (L) reacts with teammates after scoring the 2-1 during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Paul Pogba of France (L) reacts with teammates after scoring the 2-1 during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Kylian Mbappe of France (R) and goalkeeper Mathew Ryan of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Kylian Mbappe of France (R) and goalkeeper Mathew Ryan of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Kylian Mbappe of France (R) and goalkeeper Mathew Ryan of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Antoine Griezmann (L) of France and Trent Sainsbury of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Antoine Griezmann (L) of France and Trent Sainsbury of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Antoine Griezmann (L) of France and Trent Sainsbury of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
The Red Devils boss believes the midfielder's winner for France against Australia was actually an own goal, but concedes that he played well
Mourinho takes Pogba's goal off him but hails 'box-to-box' display rarely seen at Man Utd
The Red Devils boss believes the midfielder's winner for France against Australia was actually an own goal, but concedes that he played well
The Red Devils boss believes the midfielder's winner for France against Australia was actually an own goal, but concedes that he played well
Mourinho takes Pogba's goal off him but hails 'box-to-box' display rarely seen at Man Utd
The Red Devils boss believes the midfielder's winner for France against Australia was actually an own goal, but concedes that he played well
Kazan (Russian Federation), 16/06/2018.- Fans of Australia before the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan, Russia, 16 June 2018. (RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Editorial Use Only, not used in association with any commercial entity - Images must not be used in any form of alert service or push service of any kind including via mobile alert services, downloads to mobile devices or MMS messaging - Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage - No alteration is made to, and no text or image is superimposed over, any published image which: (a) intentionally obscures or removes a sponsor identification image; or (b) adds or overlays the commercial identification of any third party which is not officially associated with the FIFA World Cup) (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Francia) EFE/EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Kazan (Russian Federation), 16/06/2018.- Fans of Australia before the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan, Russia, 16 June 2018. (RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Editorial Use Only, not used in association with any commercial entity - Images must not be used in any form of alert service or push service of any kind including via mobile alert services, downloads to mobile devices or MMS messaging - Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage - No alteration is made to, and no text or image is superimposed over, any published image which: (a) intentionally obscures or removes a sponsor identification image; or (b) adds or overlays the commercial identification of any third party which is not officially associated with the FIFA World Cup) (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Francia) EFE/EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Kazan (Russian Federation), 16/06/2018.- Fans of Australia before the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan, Russia, 16 June 2018. (RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Editorial Use Only, not used in association with any commercial entity - Images must not be used in any form of alert service or push service of any kind including via mobile alert services, downloads to mobile devices or MMS messaging - Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage - No alteration is made to, and no text or image is superimposed over, any published image which: (a) intentionally obscures or removes a sponsor identification image; or (b) adds or overlays the commercial identification of any third party which is not officially associated with the FIFA World Cup) (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Francia) EFE/EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Mat Ryan feels Australia were hard done by as VAR decision proved costly
Mat Ryan feels Australia were hard done by as VAR decision proved costly
Mat Ryan feels Australia were hard done by as VAR decision proved costly
Mile Jedinak’s celebration after his penalty epitomises the spirit in the Socceroos camp despite their narrow opening defeat against France.
Australia beaten but unbowed and ready to tackle the world
Mile Jedinak’s celebration after his penalty epitomises the spirit in the Socceroos camp despite their narrow opening defeat against France.
Australia's Mile Jedinak, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick
Australia's Mile Jedinak, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Bert van Marwijk questioned the referee's conviction after the first VAR-assisted penalty went against Australia in their 2-1 defeat to France
Bert van Marwijk questions referee after VAR drama costs Socceroos
Bert van Marwijk questioned the referee's conviction after the first VAR-assisted penalty went against Australia in their 2-1 defeat to France
Paul Pogba of France (L) reacts with teammates after scoring the 2-1 during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Paul Pogba of France (L) reacts with teammates after scoring the 2-1 during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Paul Pogba of France (L) reacts with teammates after scoring the 2-1 during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Kylian Mbappe of France (R) and goalkeeper Mathew Ryan of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Kylian Mbappe of France (R) and goalkeeper Mathew Ryan of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Kylian Mbappe of France (R) and goalkeeper Mathew Ryan of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Antoine Griezmann (L) of France and Trent Sainsbury of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Antoine Griezmann (L) of France and Trent Sainsbury of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
Antoine Griezmann (L) of France and Trent Sainsbury of Australia in action during the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan. EFE
The Red Devils boss believes the midfielder's winner for France against Australia was actually an own goal, but concedes that he played well
Mourinho takes Pogba's goal off him but hails 'box-to-box' display rarely seen at Man Utd
The Red Devils boss believes the midfielder's winner for France against Australia was actually an own goal, but concedes that he played well
The Red Devils boss believes the midfielder's winner for France against Australia was actually an own goal, but concedes that he played well
Mourinho takes Pogba's goal off him but hails 'box-to-box' display rarely seen at Man Utd
The Red Devils boss believes the midfielder's winner for France against Australia was actually an own goal, but concedes that he played well
Kazan (Russian Federation), 16/06/2018.- Fans of Australia before the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan, Russia, 16 June 2018. (RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Editorial Use Only, not used in association with any commercial entity - Images must not be used in any form of alert service or push service of any kind including via mobile alert services, downloads to mobile devices or MMS messaging - Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage - No alteration is made to, and no text or image is superimposed over, any published image which: (a) intentionally obscures or removes a sponsor identification image; or (b) adds or overlays the commercial identification of any third party which is not officially associated with the FIFA World Cup) (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Francia) EFE/EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Kazan (Russian Federation), 16/06/2018.- Fans of Australia before the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan, Russia, 16 June 2018. (RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Editorial Use Only, not used in association with any commercial entity - Images must not be used in any form of alert service or push service of any kind including via mobile alert services, downloads to mobile devices or MMS messaging - Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage - No alteration is made to, and no text or image is superimposed over, any published image which: (a) intentionally obscures or removes a sponsor identification image; or (b) adds or overlays the commercial identification of any third party which is not officially associated with the FIFA World Cup) (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Francia) EFE/EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Kazan (Russian Federation), 16/06/2018.- Fans of Australia before the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan, Russia, 16 June 2018. (RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Editorial Use Only, not used in association with any commercial entity - Images must not be used in any form of alert service or push service of any kind including via mobile alert services, downloads to mobile devices or MMS messaging - Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage - No alteration is made to, and no text or image is superimposed over, any published image which: (a) intentionally obscures or removes a sponsor identification image; or (b) adds or overlays the commercial identification of any third party which is not officially associated with the FIFA World Cup) (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Francia) EFE/EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Mat Ryan feels Australia were hard done by as VAR decision proved costly
Mat Ryan feels Australia were hard done by as VAR decision proved costly
Mat Ryan feels Australia were hard done by as VAR decision proved costly
Mile Jedinak’s celebration after his penalty epitomises the spirit in the Socceroos camp despite their narrow opening defeat against France.
Australia beaten but unbowed and ready to tackle the world
Mile Jedinak’s celebration after his penalty epitomises the spirit in the Socceroos camp despite their narrow opening defeat against France.
Australia beaten but unbowed and ready to tackle the world
Australia beaten but unbowed and ready to tackle the world
Australia beaten but unbowed and ready to tackle the world
Australia beaten but unbowed and ready to tackle the world
Australia beaten but unbowed and ready to tackle the world
Australia beaten but unbowed and ready to tackle the world
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
World Cup 2018: Australia manager left fuming with referee's 'mistake' in historic VAR ruling
France coach Didier Deschamps relieved his young France team came through a tough opener against Australia with three points (AFP Photo/BENJAMIN CREMEL)
France coach Didier Deschamps relieved his young France team came through a tough opener against Australia with three points
France coach Didier Deschamps relieved his young France team came through a tough opener against Australia with three points (AFP Photo/BENJAMIN CREMEL)
France coach Didier Deschamps relieved his young France team came through a tough opener against Australia with three points
France coach Didier Deschamps relieved his young France team came through a tough opener against Australia with three points
France coach Didier Deschamps relieved his young France team came through a tough opener against Australia with three points
France's Olivier Giroud, center, is airborne with Australia's Trent Sainsbury during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
France's Olivier Giroud, center, is airborne with Australia's Trent Sainsbury during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Australia's Robbie Kruse, center, and Andrew Nabbout, right, react on referee Andres Cunha from Uruguay, left, after he watches a replay on a screen during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
Australia's Robbie Kruse, center, and Andrew Nabbout, right, react on referee Andres Cunha from Uruguay, left, after he watches a replay on a screen during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan looks to the ball as France's Paul Pogba scores his side second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan looks to the ball as France's Paul Pogba scores his side second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
ADDS THAT HE SCORES THE SECOND GOAL France's Paul Pogba, second left, scores his side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
ADDS THAT HE SCORES THE SECOND GOAL France's Paul Pogba, second left, scores his side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
France's Paul Pogba, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
France's Paul Pogba, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
France player celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
France player celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Referee Andres Cunha from Uruguay, center, watches a replay on a screen during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
Referee Andres Cunha from Uruguay, center, watches a replay on a screen during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
France squeaks by Australia with help from VAR, goal-line technology
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
France squeaks by Australia with help from VAR, goal-line technology
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
France squeaks by Australia with help from VAR, goal-line technology
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
France squeaks by Australia with help from VAR, goal-line technology
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
Australia's Joshua Risdon, left, tackles France's Antoine Griezmann, second left conceding a penalty kick for France during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Gritty Australia can take hope from defeat against France
Australia's Joshua Risdon, left, tackles France's Antoine Griezmann, second left conceding a penalty kick for France during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Australia's Mile Jedinak, center, speaks with his teammates after the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Gritty Australia can take hope from defeat against France
Australia's Mile Jedinak, center, speaks with his teammates after the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
France squeaks by Australia with help from VAR, goal-line technology
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
France squeaks by Australia with help from VAR, goal-line technology
The French beat the Aussies 2-1 on an absurd Paul Pogba that scraped the underside of the crossbar and only barely crossed the entire goal line.
The much-maligned Manchester United midfielder netted the winning goal for Les Bleus as they edged out Australia in their World Cup 2018 opener
Deschamps pats himself on the back after Pogba's match-winning performance
The much-maligned Manchester United midfielder netted the winning goal for Les Bleus as they edged out Australia in their World Cup 2018 opener
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Paul Pogba scores their second goal REUTERS/Sergio Perez
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Paul Pogba scores their second goal REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Australia suffer 21st century defeat as technology makes mark at World Cup
Australia suffer 21st century defeat as technology makes mark at World Cup
Australia suffer 21st century defeat as technology makes mark at World Cup
Mile Jedinak, Robbie Kruse and Trent Sainsbury of Australia argue with referee Andres Cunha.
Australia suffer 21st century defeat as technology makes mark at World Cup
Mile Jedinak, Robbie Kruse and Trent Sainsbury of Australia argue with referee Andres Cunha.
Australia suffer 21st century defeat as technology makes mark at World Cup
Australia suffer 21st century defeat as technology makes mark at World Cup
Australia suffer 21st century defeat as technology makes mark at World Cup
Kazan (Russian Federation), 16/06/2018.- France coach Didier Deschamps pictured before the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan, Russia, 16 June 2018. (RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Editorial Use Only, not used in association with any commercial entity - Images must not be used in any form of alert service or push service of any kind including via mobile alert services, downloads to mobile devices or MMS messaging - Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage - No alteration is made to, and no text or image is superimposed over, any published image which: (a) intentionally obscures or removes a sponsor identification image; or (b) adds or overlays the commercial identification of any third party which is not officially associated with the FIFA World Cup) (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Francia) EFE/EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Kazan (Russian Federation), 16/06/2018.- France coach Didier Deschamps pictured before the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan, Russia, 16 June 2018. (RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Editorial Use Only, not used in association with any commercial entity - Images must not be used in any form of alert service or push service of any kind including via mobile alert services, downloads to mobile devices or MMS messaging - Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage - No alteration is made to, and no text or image is superimposed over, any published image which: (a) intentionally obscures or removes a sponsor identification image; or (b) adds or overlays the commercial identification of any third party which is not officially associated with the FIFA World Cup) (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Francia) EFE/EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Kazan (Russian Federation), 16/06/2018.- France coach Didier Deschamps pictured before the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group C preliminary round soccer match between France and Australia in Kazan, Russia, 16 June 2018. (RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Editorial Use Only, not used in association with any commercial entity - Images must not be used in any form of alert service or push service of any kind including via mobile alert services, downloads to mobile devices or MMS messaging - Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage - No alteration is made to, and no text or image is superimposed over, any published image which: (a) intentionally obscures or removes a sponsor identification image; or (b) adds or overlays the commercial identification of any third party which is not officially associated with the FIFA World Cup) (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Francia) EFE/EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Paul Pogba scores their second goal REUTERS/John Sibley TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Paul Pogba scores their second goal REUTERS/John Sibley TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Australia coach Bert van Marwijk congratulates his French opposite number Didier Deschamps (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
Australia coach Bert van Marwijk congratulates his French opposite number Didier Deschamps
Australia coach Bert van Marwijk congratulates his French opposite number Didier Deschamps (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann scores their first goal from a penalty REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann scores their first goal from a penalty REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Referee Andres Cunha awards a penalty to France after VAR (Video Assistant Referee) review REUTERS/Sergio Perez
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Referee Andres Cunha awards a penalty to France after VAR (Video Assistant Referee) review REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Mathew Ryan concedes as France's Paul Pogba scores their second goal REUTERS/Sergio Perez
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Mathew Ryan concedes as France's Paul Pogba scores their second goal REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Referee Andres Cunha reviews a incident on VAR before awarding a penalty to France REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Referee Andres Cunha reviews a incident on VAR before awarding a penalty to France REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann scores their first goal from the penalty spot REUTERS/Sergio Perez
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann scores their first goal from the penalty spot REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Trent Sainsbury in action with France's Antoine Griezmann REUTERS/Jorge Silva
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Trent Sainsbury in action with France's Antoine Griezmann REUTERS/Jorge Silva
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Samuel Umtiti and Paul Pogba celebrate after the match REUTERS/Sergio Perez
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Samuel Umtiti and Paul Pogba celebrate after the match REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Samuel Umtiti handles the ball and concedes a penalty REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Samuel Umtiti handles the ball and concedes a penalty REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Mile Jedinak celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia's Mile Jedinak celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia fans before the match REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 Australia fans before the match REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France vs Australia - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 16, 2018 France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France v Australia - Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad, Russia - June 16, 2018 French fans at Kaliningrad Fan Fest react after France scores a goal aginst Australia. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
World Cup - Group C - France v Australia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - France v Australia - Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad, Russia - June 16, 2018 French fans at Kaliningrad Fan Fest react after France scores a goal aginst Australia. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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