France cut loose at Croatia's expense

Croatia 0-2 France
A goal in each half from Jean-Kévin Augustin and Kylian Mbappé gave France a first Group B victory and ended Croatia's finals campaign.

Highlights: Croatia 0-2 France
Highlights: Croatia 0-2 France
  • France knock Croatia out with victory in Aalen
  • Croatia's defeat also confirms England as Group B winners
  • Croatia start well, Karl Plantak driving wide from range in opening stages
  • France begin to find their feet after quarter-hour with Amine Harit influential
  • Kylian Mbappé comes close in 28th minute
  • Jean-Kévin Augustin deservedly gives France the lead eight minutes before interval
  • Croatia again start second half powerfully, but France stand firm
  • Mbappé rounds Karlo Letica and rolls into empty net to double lead in 69th minute
  • Dennis Will Poha hits post in added time as France end in control
  • France need win on Monday to pip the Netherlands to the semi-finals
  • Monday in Group B: England v Croatia, Netherlands v France (both 12:00CEST)
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