Mbappe saves champs France

The Gympie Times - - SPORT -

FOOT­BALL: Kylian Mbappe has in­spired a stun­ning come­back to help world cham­pi­ons France draw 2-2 with Ice­land in a friendly.

Les Bleus pa­raded the World Cup tro­phy they earned in Rus­sia around the Guingamp sta­dium be­fore kick-off, but Ice­land tried to spoil the party.

With four min­utes to go, af­ter Ice­land stunned the hosts in scor­ing the first two goals, Paris Saint-Ger­main for­ward Mbappe’s shot was par­ried against an Ice­land de­fender and into the net.

Then in the 90th minute, Mbappe ri­fled home a penalty awarded for hand­ball to en­sure France did not suf­fer a hu­mil­i­at­ing loss at home.

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