France 7-1 Ukraine: Olivier Giroud marks 100th cap with brace in rout

France 7-1 Ukraine: Olivier Giroud marks 100th cap with brace as 17-year-old sensation Eduardo Camavinga celebrates first start with goal for Les Bleus in rout at Stade de France

  • Exciting 17-year-old Eduardo Camavinga scored first France goal on first start 
  • Olivier Giroud marked his 100th cap for his country with his 41st and 42nd goals 
  • He overtook Michel Platini and is only behind Thierry Henry, who scored 51 
  • Vitalii Mykolenko scored an own goal to put Les Bleus up 4-0 at half time 
  • Corentin Tolisso then added the fifth with a well struck shot outside the box 
  • Kylian Mbappe then rounded off a superb display with a goal to make it 6-1 
  • Antoine Griezmann had time to make it seven and complete the rout 

France cruised to an emphatic 7-1 victory over Ukraine on a special night for Eduardo Camavinga and Olivier Giroud. 

Camavinga, 17, scored his first goal on his first start to get the ball rolling before Giroud netted for the 41st and 42nd time to mark his 100th cap in fine style. 

Vitalii Mykolenko netted an own goal for Ukraine before the break to put Les Bleus four up before Viktor Tsygankov pulled one back for the visitors. Corentin Tolisso shifted momentum back to the French with their fifth after slotting home from outside the box. 

Kylian Mbappe made it six and Antoine Griezmann struck the seventh in the rout  to underline the World champions’ embarrassment of riches.  

More to follow… 

It was a night to remember for both Eduardo Camavinga (left) and Olivier Giroud

Camavinga broke the deadlock against Ukraine with a first goal on his first start for France

The youngster has a bright future and is already delivering on the big stage for Les Bleus

Giroud netted on his 100th appearance for France and is still going strong up front 

The Chelsea forward scored twice in the first half as France blew Ukraine away 

The World Champions looked in formidable form in the friendly game at the Stade de France

Giroud is now second in the list of top scorers for the French behind Thierry Henry

Corentin Tolisso netted the fifth and was congratulated by Antoine Griezmann 

Kylian Mbappe struck the sixth goal of the game in what became embarrassing for Ukraine

Antoine Griezmann got in on the act and netted the seventh to round the win off 

The World Cup winners were in formidable form and will take some beating at the Euros




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