The French national team defeated its Welsh guest 3-0 in a friendly match that brought them together on Wednesday, as part of their preparations for the European Football Championship “Euro 2020”.
The “Rooster” hat-trick was scored by Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele in the 34th, 47th and 79th minutes, respectively.
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Karim Benzema, returning to the French national team after a long absence of nearly six years, missed a penalty kick in the 27th minute after the referee awarded it after resorting to VAR technology, which indicated a handball against Wales defender Nico Williams, who received the red card. After Benzema was denied a goal, the Welsh team completed the match with ten players.
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The French national team is preparing for Euro 2020 in Group Six, along with the defending champions Portugal, Germany and Hungary.
The Welsh national team plays in the continental championship in Group A, along with Italy, Turkey and Switzerland.
The European Nations Cup finals will be held from June 11 to July 11 in 11 European cities for the first time in the history of the competition to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of its launch, which are the cities: “Amsterdam, Baku, Seville, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich.” Rome and Saint Petersburg.