The Blues confirmed their success on Friday March 24 against the Netherlands at the Stade France (4-0) by winning laboriously (0-1) in Dublin against Ireland, thanks to a long shot from Pavard in start of the second half and those despite the suffering at the end of the game, wonderfully managed by Mike Maignan. The French team ranks first in its group after the first two days of the Euro 2024 Qualifiers.

Important victory for our Blues in Ireland on a super goal from Benjamin Pavard \ ud83d \ udd25

+3️⃣ points for qualifying for Euro 2024 \ud83d\udc4a

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— Team France \u2b50\u2b50 (@equipedefrance) March 27, 2023

94′ : laborious 0-1 victory for the French team in Dublin! Thanks to a long shot from Pavard at the start of the second period and a huge Mike Maignan at the end of the game, the Blues continued after their perfect copy against the Netherlands at the Stade de France.

92′ : Thuram enters in place of Kolo Muani.

90′ : three minutes of additional time.

90′ : splendid Mike Maignan! The Guardian of the Blues once again pushes back an Irish header with a firm hand and maintains the French advantage.

89′ : Maignan pushes back for a corner an involuntary header from Jules Koundé who was heading towards the goal of the Blues.

88′ : corner for Ireland, the pressure is strong on Mike Maignan’s cage.

85′ : Molumby makes way for Obafemi for Ireland.

85′ : there is fire in the defense of the Blues, without consequence for the French who will emerge with a six meters.

84′ : Maignan pushes back the corner and gives air to the French defense.

83′ : McClean uses Mike Maignan who pushes back for a corner.

82′ : corner for the Irish, once again badly hit, a godsend for the Blues.

81′ : the evening striker Benjamin Pavard is replaced by Jules Koundé, Tchouaméni enters in turn in place of Rabiot for the Blues.

78′ : three substitutions for Ireland, McClean replacing Doherty, Johnston replacing Knight and O’Shea replacing Browne.

77′ : yellow card for Molumby (Ireland).

75′ : Rabiot in turn takes his chance, this time from a distance with a powerful low shot, again repelled by Bazunu.

69′ : Diaby tries his luck from the left in the area, his shot is repelled by the Irish goalkeeper.

65′ : Giroud is replaced by Moussa Diaby for the Blues while Ferguson is replaced by Idah for Ireland.

65′ : yellow card warning for Matt Doherty (Ireland).

54′ : the free kick struck by Griezmann is diverted for a corner by the Irish wall.

Video : the magnificent goal of the French defender who opened the scoring for the Blues (48′).

48′ : Pavard opens the scoring for the French team! The Bayern defender sends a missile under the bar of the Irish goalkeeper who can do absolutely nothing.

46′ : kick-off of the second period given by Mr. Dias.

45′ : 0-0 at the break at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. A first act hung between the two formations, the Blues will have to show another face in the second half to break through the Irish lock.

42′ : corner hit by Ireland but Mr. Dias signals an attacking foul. Ball for the French team.

40′ : little Irish highlight before the break.

39′ : Kolo Muani is penalized for a fault in the camp of the Blues, the Irish free kick is returned for a corner by the French defense.

36′ : the Mbappé Théo Hernandez duo is looking for a lot on the left side, the Blues striker launches the left side of AC Milan but the Irish defense manages to get away.

32′ : Theo tries a long shot, without much danger for Ireland who get the dismissal from six meters.

29′ : ball lost by Théo Hernandez in the opposing half, Camavinga compensates and recovers the ball.

25′ : Giroud takes the corner with a header, the ball was heading towards the goal but the goalkeeper intervenes.

24′ : Mbappé rushes towards the goal but the defender comes back and pushes the ball for a corner.

23′ : Pavard is sanctioned with a yellow card, the first of the game distributed by Mr. Dias.

16′ : Mbappé finds space around the box but his attempted shot is blocked by a defender.

8′ : first incursion of the Blues. Kolo Muani infiltrates the opposing area but fails to pass the leather.

1′ : kick off of the match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin given by referee Soares Dias A.

58 – Since his first selection in March 2017, Kylian Mbappé has been involved in 58 goals with France (38 goals, 20 assists), best total ahead of Antoine Griezmann (49 – 29 & 20). Captains. #IRLFRA

— OptaJean (@OptaJean) March 27, 2023

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