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World Cup warm-up match: Kylian Mbappe earns France draw against USA

Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring France's equaliser against the USA.
Kylian Mbappe has now scored four goals in 15 appearances for France.

France were held to a 1-1 draw at home to the USA despite fielding a strong side in their final match before the World Cup gets under way in Russia.

Didier Deschamps' side dominated but fell behind to Julian Green's smart finish past Tottenham's Hugo Lloris.

Forward Kylian Mbappe, 19, drew the hosts level on 78 minutes, converting substitute Benjamin Pavard's low cross.

Olivier Giroud was withdrawn after a clash of heads with Chelsea team-mate Matt Miazga in Lyon.

Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba both had several attempts from long range but were left frustrated by the visitors.

Manchester United midfielder Pogba struck the post, while Nabil Fekir was denied in the final moments of the game by goalkeeper Zack Steffen.

France, drawn in Group C, begin their World Cup campaign against Australia on 16 June before facing Peru and Denmark.

Line-ups

France

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Lloris
  • 19SidibeSubstituted forPavardat 74'minutes
  • 4Varane
  • 5Umtiti
  • 22MendySubstituted forHernándezat 66'minutes
  • 13Kanté
  • 6Pogba
  • 14MatuidiSubstituted forTolissoat 58'minutes
  • 7GriezmannSubstituted forFekirat 69'minutes
  • 9GiroudSubstituted forDembéléat 58'minutes
  • 10MbappéSubstituted forLemarat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Pavard
  • 3Kimpembe
  • 8Lemar
  • 11Dembélé
  • 12Tolisso
  • 15N'Zonzi
  • 16Mandanda
  • 17Rami
  • 18Fekir
  • 20Thauvin
  • 21Hernández
  • 23Areola

USA

Formation 5-3-2

  • 12Steffen
  • 18MooreBooked at 68minsSubstituted forYedlinat 74'minutes
  • 5Carter-Vickers
  • 3MiazgaSubstituted forPalmer-Brownat 60'minutes
  • 21Parker
  • 17RobinsonSubstituted forVillafañaat 82'minutes
  • 4Adams
  • 20Trapp
  • 6McKennieBooked at 79mins
  • 7WoodSubstituted forSargentat 74'minutes
  • 16GreenSubstituted forCoronaat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Hamid
  • 2Yedlin
  • 8Corona
  • 11Weah
  • 13Sargent
  • 14Palmer-Brown
  • 15Lichaj
  • 19Villafaña
  • 23Rubin
Referee:
William Collum
Attendance:
58,241

Match Stats

Home TeamFranceAway TeamUSA
Possession
Home69%
Away31%
Shots
Home19
Away2
Shots on Target
Home8
Away1
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home4
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, France 1, USA 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, France 1, USA 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ousmane Dembélé (France) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nabil Fekir (France) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Samuel Umtiti.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Raphael Varane (France) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Thomas Lemar with a cross following a corner.

  6. Post update

    Corner, France. Conceded by Zack Steffen.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, France. Thomas Lemar replaces Kylian Mbappé.

  8. Post update

    Samuel Umtiti (France) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Joshua Sargent (USA).

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Joe Corona (USA) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right misses to the left. Assisted by Tyler Adams.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kylian Mbappé (France) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Lucas Hernández with a cross.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, USA. Jorge Villafaña replaces Antonee Robinson.

  13. Post update

    Corner, France. Conceded by Zack Steffen.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nabil Fekir (France) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  15. Post update

    Ousmane Dembélé (France) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Joe Corona (USA).

  17. Booking

    Weston McKennie (USA) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    Lucas Hernández (France) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Weston McKennie (USA).

  20. Goal!

    Goal! France 1, USA 1. Kylian Mbappé (France) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Benjamin Pavard with a cross.

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