France 4:1 Australia: “Such an underrated player” – Nigerians react as Giroud equals Henry’s record

Reigning world champions France began their 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign with a crushing 4-1 win over Australia in Qatar on matchday three.

AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud struck a brace to elevate himself into the record books as further goals from Adrien Rabiot and Kylian Mbappe sealed a convincing win for Les Bleus.

Didier Deschamps’s men, however, began the evening on the back foot after Craig Goodwin gave the Australians a ninth-minute lead.

But Adrien Rabiot equalised for France barely twenty minutes later before Olivier Giroud handed the defending champions the lead just…

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