French boost

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - SPORT -

AUS­TRALIA’S group op­po­nents France un­der­lined they will be one of the favourites to win the World Cup with a strong 3-1 de­feat of Italy yes­ter­day.

Sa­muel Umtiti opened the scor­ing with a tap-in on eight min­utes and An­toine Griez­mann con­verted a penalty shortly be­fore the half-hour mark.

Leonardo Bonucci pulled one back on 36 min­utes but Ous­mane Dem­bele se­cured vic­tory with a swerv­ing shot.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.