VAR helps France to top the group after winning over Nigeria
Renard’s first effort struck the beyond the article yet the kick needed to be taken back because Chiamaka Nnadozie had relocated off her line– a situation that also happened in France’s previous game versus Norway– and also the center-back coolly converted.
Much like in the 2-1 win versus Norway, France was granted a penalty by VAR. Renard’s first effort struck the woodwork however she made indisputable after the umpire got the kick to be taken back since the caretaker relocated off her line.
With France having currently booked a location in the last 16 before kickoff, Diacre began Viviane Asseyi in advance, with Eugenie Le Sommer left unemployed.
The French were more hostile after the reboot however Gaetane Thiney missed a sitter on her right before Le Sommer came on for Valerie Gauvin.
” It’s tough to inform what we have to do much better right currently. We wished to win our 3 group games and also it’s done if it was difficult,” claimed France coach Corinne Diacre. “But that’s exactly how you construct energy.”
France dominated possession in a packed Roazhon Park yet were toothless up front, their ideal chance coming midway through the first half when Amandine Henry’s volley cut the article.
African champions Nigeria, who might still get to the last 16 as one of the very best third-placed teams, complete with ten players after Ngozi Ebere was disregarded momentarily booking in the 75th for a nasty on Kadidiatou Diani that caused the penalty.
France, who looked much from their best, do with nine factors, in advance of Norway with six and Nigeria on three while South Korea has none. France will encounter one of the best third-placed teams in Le Havre on Sunday.
Nigeria was aiming to harm Les Bleues on the break; however, the central protection, marshaled by Renard, maintained the Africans at bay.
Hosts France protected their excellent record from topping Group A at the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win versus 10-woman Nigeria thanks to Wendie Renard’s 79th-minute penalty granted after a video review on Monday.
It was France’s eighth consecutive triumph as well as their 17th in their last 18 outings