Nations League roundup: Giroud makes France history after sinking Austria | Football

France kept their hopes of staying in the top tier of the Nations League alive as Olivier Giroud became the oldest scorer in their history in a 2-0 home defeat of Austria.

Kylian Mbappé broke the deadlock in the 56th minute with a cool finish after beating five defenders following a perfect pass from Giroud, before the Milan striker scored a header from a pinpoint Antoine Griezmann cross four minutes later.

Giroud, who once again proved to his manager, Didier Deschamps, that he is more than a third-choice centre-forward, is aged 35 years and 357 days – 70 days older than France’s…

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