European Championship Qualifying - Group H
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Andorra 0-4 France: World champions bounce back from Turkey defeat to move top of Group H

Kylian Mbappe
Kylian Mbappe's goal was his 100th in 180 appearances for club and country in all competitions

France got their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign back on track with an easy win in Andorra to move top of Group H.

Manager Didier Deschamps made seven changes to the team that lost in Turkey and was rewarded with a dominant display.

Goals from Kylian Mbappe, Wissam Ben Yedder, Florian Thauvin set them on their way with Kurt Zouma rounding off the scoring.

The world champions leapfrog Turkey, who lost 2-1 in Iceland.

France started this fixture at the Estadi Nacional as strong favourites to claim three points against a side ranked 132 places below them in Fifa's world rankings.

However, Deschamps still took the precautionary measure of freshening up his team, naming an entirely different backline to the one that struggled in the 2-0 defeat in Konya on Saturday.

They were rarely tested though as Mbappe clipped the ball over home goalkeeper Josep Gomes to set the tone for a comfortable evening for Les Blues.

Sevilla striker Ben Yedder - starting because of an injury to Kingsley Coman in the warm-up - fired his first international goal from close range, while Thauvin scored the pick of the goals with an acrobatic volley before Zouma lashed in from a corner.

France now have nine points from their four games to top Group H on goal difference from Turkey and Iceland.

Their next qualifier is on Saturday 7 September against Albania at home.

Line-ups

Andorra

  • 1Gomes Moreira
  • 18RubioBooked at 11mins
  • 20Llovera
  • 6Lima Solà
  • 3Vales
  • 15San Nicolás
  • 16Martínez PalauSubstituted forRubio Gómezat 58'minutes
  • 4Rebés
  • 17CervósSubstituted forRodríguezat 81'minutes
  • 14AláezSubstituted forSánchezat 85'minutes
  • 8De Matos Vieira

Substitutes

  • 5García Miramontes
  • 7Clemente
  • 9Sánchez Alburquerque
  • 10Sánchez
  • 11Moreno Marín
  • 13Pol Pérez
  • 21García Renom
  • 22Rodríguez
  • 23Rubio Gómez

France

  • 1Lloris
  • 18Dubois
  • 15ZoumaBooked at 77mins
  • 19Lenglet
  • 3Mendy
  • 6PogbaBooked at 81mins
  • 21NDombeleSubstituted forSissokoat 64'minutes
  • 20ThauvinSubstituted forLemarat 81'minutes
  • 7Griezmann
  • 10Mbappé
  • 22Ben YedderSubstituted forGiroudat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Pavard
  • 4Varane
  • 5Umtiti
  • 8Lemar
  • 9Giroud
  • 12Digne
  • 14Matuidi
  • 16Areola
  • 17Sissoko
  • 23Maignan
Referee:
Fran Jovic
Attendance:
3,187

Match Stats

Home TeamAndorraAway TeamFrance
Possession
Home14%
Away86%
Shots
Home2
Away21
Shots on Target
Home1
Away10
Corners
Home0
Away8
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Andorra 0, France 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Andorra 0, France 4.

Paul Pogba (France) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Víctor Rodríguez (Andorra).

Offside, France. Moussa Sissoko tries a through ball, but Kylian Mbappé is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Thomas Lemar (France) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Moussa Sissoko.

Foul by Olivier Giroud (France).

Marc Vales (Andorra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Kurt Zouma (France) right footed shot from very close range is too high. Assisted by Kylian Mbappé following a corner.

Attempt missed. Kylian Mbappé (France) header from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Antoine Griezmann with a cross following a corner.

Corner, France. Conceded by Marc Rebés.

Paul Pogba (France) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marc Vales (Andorra).

Attempt saved. Olivier Giroud (France) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Thomas Lemar.

Offside, France. Moussa Sissoko tries a through ball, but Kylian Mbappé is caught offside.

Hand ball by Olivier Giroud (France).

Paul Pogba (France) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marc Vales (Andorra).

Substitution

Substitution, Andorra. Juli Sánchez replaces Jordi Aláez.

Attempt missed. Antoine Griezmann (France) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Kylian Mbappé with a cross.

Clément Lenglet (France) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcio Vieira (Andorra).

Substitution

Substitution, France. Thomas Lemar replaces Florian Thauvin.

Substitution

Substitution, Andorra. Víctor Rodríguez replaces Joan Cervós.

Booking

Paul Pogba (France) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Paul Pogba (France).

Marc Rebés (Andorra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Kurt Zouma (France) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Kurt Zouma (France).

Jordi Aláez (Andorra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, France. Olivier Giroud replaces Wissam Ben Yedder.

Attempt missed. Paul Pogba (France) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Kylian Mbappé.

Florian Thauvin (France) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcio Vieira (Andorra).

Foul by Ferland Mendy (France).

Jordi Rubio (Andorra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Joan Cervós (Andorra) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Kurt Zouma (France).

Jordi Aláez (Andorra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, France. Moussa Sissoko replaces Tanguy NDombele because of an injury.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Tuesday 11th June 2019

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England220010196
2Czech Rep320156-16
3Kosovo31205415
4Montenegro4022310-72
5Bulgaria402257-22

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine431081710
2Luxembourg411245-14
3Serbia311157-24
4Portugal20201102
5Lithuania301237-41

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northern Ireland440072512
2Germany3300132119
3Netherlands21016333
4Belarus400419-80
5Estonia3003112-110

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1R. of Ireland431051410
2Denmark31209545
3Switzerland21105324
4Georgia410348-43
5Gibraltar300306-60

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hungary43016429
2Slovakia32017256
3Croatia32015416
4Wales310223-13
5Azerbaijan3003310-70

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain4400112912
2Sweden42118717
3Romania421111567
4Norway41218715
5Malta4103210-83
6Faroe Islands4004312-90

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland440080812
2Israel42118717
3Austria42027616
4Slovenia41217345
5North Macedonia411257-24
6Latvia4004113-120

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France430112399
2Turkey43019279
3Iceland43015509
4Albania42025326
5Moldova4103210-83
6Andorra4004010-100

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium44001111012
2Russia4301153129
3Kazakhstan42027706
4Scotland420247-36
5Cyprus41036513
6San Marino4004020-200

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy44001311212
2Finland43016249
3Armenia42027616
4Greece411268-24
5Bos-Herze411257-24
6Liechtenstein4004013-130
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