With its victory against Australia (4-1), the France team can win their ticket to the round of 16 in their second match against Australia.
The Blues signed a sensational entry into the World Cup on Tuesday. If the meeting against Australia was fatal to Lucas Hernandez, seriously injured in the knee after only nine minutes of play, the French team corrected the Socceroos 4-1 despite the opening of the Australian score and took control of group D.
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At the start of the afternoon, Denmark had indeed had to settle for a goalless draw against Australia, thus doing the business of Didier Deschamps’ men. At the end of the first day, France has three points on the clock and therefore two lengths ahead of Denmark and Tunisia. And this before facing the Scandinavian formation, Saturday, on behalf of the second day. A second match that could already send the Blues to the round of 16.
A victory will indeed be enough for the France team to validate its ticket for the final phase. With her six points, she would be guaranteed to finish in one of the first two places in the group whatever the result of the other match between Australia and Tunisia. Better still, a draw between Tunisia and Australia or a victory for the Soceroos would guarantee them first place in the group if they win against Denmark.