Highlights and goals: France 2-0 Finland in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers
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5:07 PM20 days ago


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4:41 PM20 days ago

90+7' End of match!

Match ends at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais, France wins!  Victory for the world champions over Finland at home to move further away at the top of group D of the qualifiers.
4:39 PM20 days ago

90+5' Last moments

Last moments of the match. France is just handling the ball and when they decide, they get closer to the opponent's area.
4:34 PM20 days ago

90' Additional time

Seven more minutes will be played in the match.
4:33 PM20 days ago

90' Double substitution in France

Clément Lenglet and Aurélien Tchouaméni come on in place of Presnel Kimpembe, who left injured, and Antoine Griezmann, who is undoubtedly the star of the match.
4:30 PM20 days ago

86' Benzema Had it

Pogba's ball behind the Finnish defenders. Benzemá arrived and shot, but goalkeeper Hradecky made a good save.
4:29 PM20 days ago

85' Last five minutes

Last five minutes of the match. France is still looking for the third goal.
4:24 PM20 days ago

80' Substitution in Finland

Jukka Raitala replaces Nikolai Alho.
4:24 PM20 days ago

80' Substitution in France

Enter Wissam Ben Yedder in place of Anthony Martial.
4:22 PM20 days ago

78' Free kick for France

Benzema was brought down near the area. A very dangerous foul in favor of the French.
4:17 PM20 days ago

73' Double substitution in Finland

Fredik Jensen and Kaan Kairinen replace Joel Pohjanpalo and Urho Nissilä.
4:16 PM20 days ago

72' Yellow card

Paulus Arajuuri is cautioned in Finland for a foul on Griezmann.
4:15 PM20 days ago

71' Griezmann had it again!

Pogba's ball to Benzema, who was anticipated by an opponent, but the ball was left for Griezmann, who tried a scissor kick, but failed to hit the target.
4:11 PM20 days ago

68' Substitution in France

Nordi Mukiele replaces Léo Dubois, who leaves injured.
4:07 PM20 days ago

64' Yellow card

Teemu Pukki is cautioned for Finland.
4:05 PM20 days ago

62' Double substitution in Finland

Onni Valakari and Pyry Soiri replaces Rasmus Schüller and Jere Uronen.
4:02 PM20 days ago

59' Griezmann missed it!

Great play by Benzema, Martial and Griezman with a beautiful triangulation, but in the end, the option of a hat-trick vanished with his shot that went over.
3:58 PM20 days ago

53' GOOOAL by France

Great play by Benzema leaving two players in the way, he found Léo Dubois, who played with Griezmann and the latter defined very well at the near post in front of Hradecky's exit. 2-0.
3:56 PM20 days ago

52' France had it!

Rabiot's long-range shot was saved well by Hradecky to prevent the second French goal.
3:53 PM20 days ago

49' France came close!

Griezmann's cross was turned away by the Finnish defense, the rebound fell to Léo Dubois, who shot but the ball went wide.
3:49 PM20 days ago

Second half begins

The match restarts and the last 45 minutes of the game are underway.
3:33 PM20 days ago

45+1' End of first half

The first half of the match ends. France partially wins 1-0 over Finland with a goal by Antoine Griezmann. Didier Deschamps' team is leading more than ever, for the time being.
3:31 PM20 days ago

45' Additional time

One more minute will be played in the first half.
3:27 PM20 days ago

40' France came closer

Paul Pogba's shot went just wide of the left post.
3:21 PM20 days ago

35' Last 10 minutes of first half

France circulates the ball and tries to reach the Finnish area frequently. Didier Deschamps' team is not suffering at the moment.
3:17 PM20 days ago

30' Half an hour of match

France continues to insist on their opponents' territory. They are looking for everything they can and are pinning their opponents back in their own area.
3:12 PM20 days ago

25' GOOOAL by France

Martial's pass to Benzema, who played first-time and found Griezmann, who finished with a three-finger cross with his left foot. 1-0.
3:09 PM21 days ago

22' Hradecky saves!

Benzema made a one-two with Griezmann, shot the ball back and the Finnish goalkeeper got his hands to send it for a corner kick.
3:06 PM21 days ago

19' Finland came closer

Schüller's cross from the right saw Vaisanën arrive to head in, but awkwardly.
3:03 PM21 days ago

15' First quarter of match

The rhythm of the game has calmed down for now. Finland is trying to keep the French away from their ground.
2:58 PM21 days ago

11' France came closer

Theo Hernández's low shot went wide of the left post.
2:55 PM21 days ago

7' France tries to impose its game

The French team is looking to tilt the game in its favor and begins to insist in the opponent's half.
2:51 PM21 days ago

3' Yellow card

Rasmus Schüller was cautioned in Finland for cutting off a promising French breakthrough when Dubois came out with space on the right.
2:49 PM21 days ago

2' First approach by Finland

A long throw-in from the right flank, the ball was combed into the box and Dubois sent it for a corner kick.
2:47 PM21 days ago

Match starts

The match between France and Finland gets underway at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais.
2:46 PM21 days ago

Minute of applause

Tributo en el Parc Olympique Lyonnais a Jean-Pierre Adams.
2:42 PM21 days ago

Teams to the field

The players of France and Finland take the field.
2:40 PM21 days ago

Finland Declarations

2:36 PM21 days ago

Finland warms up

2:28 PM21 days ago

France warms up

2:24 PM21 days ago

Substitutes - Finland

23. Eriksson, 12. Joronen, 19. Forss, 13. Soiri, 15. Ivanov, 9. Jensen, 21. Kairinene, 22. Raitala, 8. Valakari, 14. Sparv, 7. Taylor, 4. Toivio.
2:20 PM21 days ago

Substitutes - Francia

16. Mandanda, 23. Maignan, 17. Veretout, 14. Tchouameni, 21. Lenglet, 8. Lemar, 12. Guendouzi, 18. Digne, 11. Diaby, 10. Mbappe.
2:13 PM21 days ago

Finland Starting XI

2:12 PM21 days ago

France Starting XI

2:07 PM21 days ago

Everything is ready!

The two teams are already at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais and in less than one hour the match between France vs Finland will start on matchday 6 of group D of the European Qualifiers for Qatar 2022.
11:58 AM21 days ago

Tune in here France vs Finland Live Score!

In a few moments we will share with you the starting lineups for France vs Finland live, as well as the latest information from the Parc Olympic Lyonnais. Follow the action with VAVEL's live online minute-by-minute coverage.
11:53 AM21 days ago

How to watch France vs Finland live on TV and online?

If you want to watch France vs Finland live on TV, your option is ESPN 2.

If you want to watch it on streaming, your option is TUDN App.

If you want to watch it online, VAVEL USA is your best option

11:48 AM21 days ago

What time is the France vs Finland match?

This is the start time of the game France vs Finland of September 7, 2021 in several countries:

Argentina: 15:45 hrs. on DirecTV Sports
Bolivia: 14:45 hrs.
Brazil: 15:45 hrs. on Estádio TNT Sports and GUIGO
Chile: 14:45 hrs. on DirecTV Sports
Colombia: 13:45 hrs. on DirecTV Sports
Ecuador: 13:45 hrs. on DirecTV Sports
Spain: 20:45 hrs. on Be Mad
Mexico: 13:45 hrs. on Sky HD
Paraguay: 14:45 hrs.
Peru: 13:45 hrs. on DirecTV Sports
Uruguay: 15:45 hrs. on DirecTV Sports

11:43 AM21 days ago

Key player - Finland

In the Finnish team, the presence of Teemu Pukki stands out, a recursive striker to move in the area. He is someone who already has a lot of experience with his national team, in which he has accumulated 33 goals in 104 games (counting the U21 category).
11:38 AM21 days ago

Key player - France

In the French team, it is remarkable the presence of Karim Benzema, a striker with great conditions, very talented and who is going through a great moment being forceful when it comes to define. With the national team, he has a total of 31 goals in 89 games.
11:33 AM21 days ago

France vs Finland history

In total, these two teams have met nine times. The numbers largely favor the French, who emerged victorious on eight occasions, while the Finns in the remaining game.

Talking only about the World Cup Qualifiers, they have met six times, all of them being victories for France.

11:28 AM21 days ago

Finland and an unbeatable opportunity

The Finnish team comes into this match with the motivation of having defeated Kazakhstan, a victory that brought them closer to the French, but which they need to revalidate in order to have a great chance of winning the group when they have to catch up with the schedule.
11:23 AM21 days ago

France and the need to win

The French team, coming from two draws against Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ukraine respectively, comes to this match with the obligation to get a win that will allow them to keep calm in group D of the qualifying round. They currently lead the group with nine points, ahead of the Finns (who have two games in hand) by four points.

11:18 AM21 days ago

The match will be played at Parc Olympique Lyonnais

The France vs. Finland match will be played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais, located in Décines-Charpieu, near the city of Lyon, France. This venue has a capacity of approximately 59,200 spectators.

11:13 AM21 days ago

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