23:35 – The summary of the match
Already qualified for Euro 2024, the France team finished its October rally with a superb victory in a friendly match against Scotland (4-1). If the meeting got off to a very bad start; with the Blues lacking solutions in attack, Billy Gilmour took advantage of the situation. a poor recovery from Eduardo Camavinga to open the scoring against the court of play (0-1, 11th). But this lead in the score did not last long. only five minutes for Benjamin Pavard to score his first goal of the evening at home. receiving a corner from Antoine Griezmann (1-1, 16th). Less than ten minutes later, the defender scored a second goal with a header after a cross from Kylian Mbappé to give the Blues the advantage (2-1, 24th). While the Blues have developed; automations and followed this up with On occasions, Tobias Stieler whistled; a penalty for the Blues after a shirt pulling on Olivier Giroud allowing Kylian Mbappé d'incised his 43rd goal with the tricolor tunic (3-1, 41st). The second half was tough. less intense despite the fourth goal for the Blues through Kingsley Coman (4-1, 70th). À note the first wearing of the captain's armband for Benjamin Pavard at; the exit of Kylian Mbappé.
23:30 – Pavard: "I'm a rather clever person"
Among our colleagues at TF1, Benjamin Pavard returned to his double. tonight against Scotland:
"I'm a pretty skillful person, last year I scored seven goals with Bayern. I'm happy to have scored. The first goal, I took it quite well, there was a great corner and I scored it well, so much the better. I felt very good. I felt like I could score in that match. Someone told me 'you're going to score', and he was right, I scored a double. My repositioning? I didn't have any pressure, it's more the journalists who want to put the pressure on. I was sure of myself, I have had good performances since I joined the team. At Inter Milan, I feel very good in this position. It’s nice, my coach trusted me in this position, everyone saw that it was my best position. (…) I hope that I will have other opportunities." 23:25 – Next gathering in November
While the October rally ends with a great victory this evening against Scotland, the French team will have two final matches in 2023: France – Gibraltar on November 18 and Greece – France on November 21.
23:20 – Mbappé, Monsieur 100%
Since he inherited of the captain's armband for the Blues, Kylian Mbappé disputed seven matches, as many successes with the French team.
23:15 – Pavard, the first since Zidane
By scoring two headed goals this evening, Benjamin Pavard is the first player to score. score a double header with France in the same meeting since Zinédine Zidane during the 1998 World Cup final.
23:10 – Pavard porte the Blues
After Gimour opened the score against the court of play, Benjamin Pavard equalized. in the process before giving the Blues the advantage. A double for the defender who signs a successful performance alongside Ibrahima Konaté in central defense.
It's over! at the Stade Pierre Mauroy where the Blues largely won against the French. Scotland (4-1).
23:02 – Fofana comes up against Clark
After a good tricolor pressing on the side left, Youssouf Fofana takes advantage of Hendry's error and escapes. In the area, the midfielder strikes with the left but Clark deflects with the left hand before Marcus Thuram takes the ball and passes it to the right. Kolo Muani. Thuram is finally reported; offside.
23:00 – McGinn enters
New Scottish change where John McGinn replaces Patterson at one minute from the end of regular time in the second period.
22:58 – Mbappé fate
Author of the third goal this evening, Kylian Mbappé gives up his place to his PSG teammate Randal Kolo Muani while Castello Lukeba replaces Ibrahima Konaté. À note that Benjamin Pavard inherits the captain's armband.
22:57 – Double save from Maignan
After a cross from the right from Christie, the Scot found Armstrong at the far post who put his foot back but Mike Maignan ensured and pushed back with his feet. On the next cross, the goalkeeper catches a header. point blank.
22:55 – Yellow card for Taylor
After a foul on Coman, Greg Taylor receives the third card Scottish yellow after Patterson and Cooper.
22:54 – Coman tries his luck
While Youssouf Fofana attempted to ladling for Clauss behind the Scottish defenders, the ball returned to the feet of Kingsley Coman who hooked before striking with his left foot but Clark took it well. of the ball.
22:51 – The bar for Thuram!
The Blues close to 5-1! After a superb control oriented in the direction of Kingsley Coman's play, the winger crosses deep for Marcus Thuram who takes over with his left foot. But the attacker smashes Clark's crossbar.
22:47 – New entrants
Boubacar Kamara and Youssouf Fofana replace Aurélien Tchaouméni and Antoine Griezmann as we have just passed the last quarter of an hour of play. For Scotland, the scorer Gilmour gives way to Armstrong while McClean has been replaced. replaced by Christie.
While Scotland had the ball for a few minutes, Théo Hernandez intercepted the ball. a pass into the Tartan Army camp to begin a counterattack. If Kingsley Coman slipped in the area, he managed to score; serve Mbappé who shifted Marcus Thuram on the left. The returning attacker crossed strong from the left in front of Clark before Griezmann takes the ball back. If it hit the Scottish crossbar, the ball came back to the goal. Coman who sent a volley to score the fourth French goal. ; and Olivier Giroud have given in their places at Kingsley Coman and Marcus Thuram for the Blues, Souttar and Brown replaced; Cooper and Adams for the Tartan Army.
22:34 – Clauss makes a mistake
This mistake was avoidable for Jonathan Clauss. While Ferguson had the ball on his side, left of the field at left thirty meters from the Maignan cages, the side was crochet by Jonathan Clauss. The free kick that followed achieved nothing.
22:31 – Pavard recovers
After a Scottish raise, Che Adams found himself in trouble. on the right wing but he is ahead of him. by Benjamin Pavard who finally misses his intervention before deflecting the ball in two stages for Mike Maignan with the tip of his foot.
22:30 – Mbappé in the air
Found on its side left, Kylian Mbappé provokes before serving Antoine Griezmann in the heart of the Scottish surface which puts him back in the air. The captain tries the bicycle to get the ball back but it's too complicated.
22:27 – Clauss clears
For one of his rare footballs negotiating, Che Adams fixes the French defense on the right before crossing for McLean but Jonathan Clauss anticipates the trajectory and clears the Blues camp.
22:21 – From the Blues to warm-up
Jean-Clair Todibo, Randal Kolo Muani, Marcus Thuram and Kingsley Coman left for warm-up for the Blues.
22:17 – Clauss offside
After a call from Jonathan Clauss from deep and a lobbed pass Made by Benjamin Pavard, the right side is finally reported. offside.
It's back to the Stade Pierre Mauroy where; Antoine Griezmann has just kicked off the second half. À note a change of goalkeeper on the side Scottish with the entry into play of Clark at home. Kelly's place.