Kylian Mbappe, the new captain of the French squad, proved his mettle by delivering a stunning performance with two goals in a 4-0 thrashing of the Netherlands. Les Bleus began their Euro 2024 Group B qualifying campaign with an emphatic statement of intent, displaying their ruthless attacking prowess and tactical mastery on the field.
Mbappe’s brilliance was on full display as he orchestrated the opener for Antoine Griezmann before going on to score the third goal himself. Dayot Upamecano also contributed to the first-half blitz with a stunning goal that helped secure the lead. Mbappe then wrapped up the scoring in style, much to the delight of the ecstatic crowd.
With such an impressive start to their qualifying campaign, France has set a high standard for their upcoming matches, and their fans can rest assured that their team is in capable hands under the leadership of Mbappe.
France Impress with Dominant Win Over Virus-Hit Dutch Side
France put on a dominant performance in their first game since losing the World Cup final to Argentina last December, thrashing a virus-hit Dutch side 4-0. Despite missing influential players like Lloris and Raphael Varane, Les Bleus showed their tactical mastery under the leadership of new captain Kylian Mbappe.
The result was a significant blow to newly-appointed Dutch manager Ronald Koeman, who was leading his team for the first time since taking over from Louis van Gaal. Mbappe, who played a crucial role in the win, expressed his delight at the team’s clean sheet and thanked the fans for their support.
France currently leads Group B, ahead of Greece who beat Gibraltar 3-0 away. Les Bleus will face Ireland in Dublin next, while the Netherlands will host Gibraltar. With such an impressive start to their campaign, Didier Deschamps’s side has set a high standard for their upcoming matches.
Les Bleus Make Dutch Side Woeful in Dominant Performance
France showcased their brilliance in their Euro 2024 Group B qualifying campaign opener with a dominant 4-0 win against a weakened Netherlands side. The Dutch squad was hit by a viral infection, resulting in the absence of five players. Les Bleus took advantage of the situation and got off to a stunning start, with Antoine Griezmann scoring a superb curling shot from Kylian Mbappe’s cross inside the area. Dayot Upamecano then doubled the lead with a bundled effort from Griezmann’s free-kick.
Mbappe made it 3-0 in clinical fashion, and Randal Kolo Muani put in a decent display until being substituted for Olivier Giroud in the 76th minute. Mbappe added further insult to injury with a powerful cross-shot for his second goal and France’s fourth.
Mike Maignan, the new number-one goalkeeper after Lloris’s retirement, saved Memphis Depay’s stoppage-time penalty to secure a clean sheet. The result was a significant blow to newly appointed Dutch manager Ronald Koeman in his first match in charge. With such a commanding performance, Didier Deschamps’s side has set a high standard for their upcoming matches.