France completely demolishes Wales in their first EURO 2020 friendly match

France beats 10 men Wales 3-0 after going head-to-head in friendly battle at the Allianz Riviera where Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, and Ousmane Dembele scores for Les Blues.

They had reserved their place for the summer’s grand event by finishing top of qualifying group H. Wales finishes second in Group E to qualify for back to back the second time.

The world witnessed the three trios together for the first time when The Blues started with Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, and Karim Benzema.

The Real Madrid striker was a sudden entry into the squad. He had returned to the National team after six years following a standing trial for an alleged blackmail scandal against teammate Mathieu Valbuena.

The French squad welcomed the return of Real Madrid’s top scorer of the last season, after a long hiatus.

” The returning Karim Benzema makes world Champions even more formidable.” – Julien Laurens

It was his first appearance tonight for The Blues since October 2015 in the match against Armenia in which he had scored a brace with an assist.

Mbappe started for France and scored a rebound opener at 34′ for an early lead for them.

Griezmann struck with outstanding curling, which gave them ‘2 goal advantage at 47’. The Barcelona forward had appeared for his 47th consecutive match tonight for the Nation. With his goal, tonight against Wales, the 30 years old has now become their fourth all-time top scorer (36), following Michael Platini (41), Olivier Giroud (44), and Thiery Henry (51). He has now been involved in 57 goals for NT which includes 36 goals and 21 assists.

Dembele came as a substitute not just to play 17 minutes but also scored a rebound goal at minute 79′ beating Wales 3-0 at the full-time whistle.

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