Kylian Mbappé rescues France against Iceland while Portugal see off Poland

by Theguardian

Football
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The world champions, France, avoided an embarrassing defeat by Iceland with two goals in the last five minutes, including a last-gasp penalty from the substitute Kylian Mbappé, to secure a 2-2 friendly draw at the Stade du Roudourou in Guingamp.

Iceland had been out of form and regularly conceding goals and, against opponents who had followed winning the World Cup in July by taking four points from Uefa Nations League fixtures against Germany and Holland, were expected to lose convincingly. Instead, goals either side of half-time from Birkir Bjarnason and Kári Árnason put them on course for a stunning victory.

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