France 1-2 Cornelius’s brace and Benzema’s goal 41 minutes into the match helped France improve on their previous performance against Denmark.
At the Stade de France on Friday night, Andreas Cornelius scored twice after coming off the bench to lead Denmark to a comeback victory over the current holders of the Nations League title, France.
Match the 0′ Events It’s almost time to begin the match!
3′ CLOSE! Maehle’s shot goes in off the post.
Griezmann’s long shot from 9 yards out was too straight.
15′ OFFSIDE! Benzema’s goal disallowed
Mbappe’s shot at 30′ was too straight.
At 47 seconds, Benzema’s shot was blocked.
50′ GOAL! France 1-0 Denmark (Benzema)
60′ Injured Varane replaced
67′ GOAL! France 1-1 Denmark (A. Cornelius)
71′ Lloris makes decent save
80′ CHANCE! Kante’s shot goes in off the post.
Lloris has a promising opportunity at 86 seconds.
87′ GOAL! France 1-2 Denmark (A. Cornelius)
Report on the Game
Cornelius leveled the score after being played through by Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, and the former Cardiff City striker completed the comeback in the 89th minute from close range. Karim Benzema had given Les Bleus the lead when he combined with substitute Christopher Nkunku to score a sublime opener.
Lloris, Benzema, Griezmann, Varane, Kante, Coman, Lucas, Theo, Mbappe, Kounde, and A. Tchouaméni make up the starting eleven for France.
Subs: Areola, Digne, Ben Yedder, J. Clauss, Maignan, Rabiot, Kimpembe, Pavard, Nkunku, Guendouzi, Diaby, W. Saliba
Denmark XI: Schmeichel, Wass, Delaney, Eriksen, Vestergaard, Hojbjerg, Andersen, K. Dolberg, J. Maehle, V. Nelsson, Olsen
Subs: Larsen, Braithwaite, N. Boilesen, Poulsen, A. Cornelius, R. Skov, D. Iversen, Billing, M. Jensen, P. Vindahl, R. Kristensen, M. Damsgaard