France 2 Denmark : Alexandre Lacazette Shows Class in Routine Victory
Alexandre Lacazette scored his first France goal because the Euro 2016 hosts eased to some routine 2- friendly victory over Denmark on Sunday.
The Lyon striker earned an worldwide recall in November and, on his sixth appearance for France, netted the opener before Olivier Giroud became a member of him around the scoresheet in the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.
Lacazette got France off and away to a perfect start as he grabbed on the loose ball to fireplace past Kasper Schmeichel 14 minutes in because he opened up his France account on his second start for his country.
Alexandre Lacazette scores his initial senior worldwide goal for L’ensemble des Bleus. #FRA pic.twitter.com/AOYyGbaG55
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Giroud’s first worldwide goal because the World Cup make an impression on Europe bending charge before half-time, having a mix from Michael Krohn-Dehli striking the publish just before half-here we are at the visitors.
It had been a short respite inside a first half covered with the hosts, although Denmark did keep goalie Stephane Ruffier busy following the interval.
The Saint-Etienne man coped using what Lars Jacobsen and Nicklas Bendtner needed to throw at him, on his home ground, as Didier Deschamps’ men saw out a comparatively comfortable victory.
Getting seen his first-choice side beaten convincingly 3-1 by South america on Thursday, Deschamps handed chances to his fringe players.
And also the France coach saw his much-altered XI create a vibrant begin in Saint-Etienne as Lacazette broke the deadlock.
Antoine Griezmann – who retained his beginning place in the South america defeat – had his chipped effort saved by Schmeichel before Lacazette fired within the rebound.
In the other finish, Ruffier was quiet in early stages only his third France start, with Lacazette almost doubling his tally prior to the half-hour, just for Schmeichel in order to save his prodded effort.
The barrage ongoing, Dimitri Payet the following to visit close as France’s attacking quartet of Lacazette, Griezmann, Payet and Olivier Giroud caused no finish of problems.
Denmark looked to possess steadied themselves prior to the break, but France bending their advantage when Giroud tucked Geoffrey Kondogbia’s throughball underneath Schmeichel.
Krohn-Dehli’s teasing delivery struck the publish before the interval also it offered an indication of items to are available in the 2nd half, as Morten Olsen’s men started to manage proceedings.
BUT! 2- France versus. Denmark. Olivier Giroud with goal this time around. Clinical finish after great work from Geoffrey Kondogbia. #FRADAN
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Despite enjoying greater possession, Denmark battled to inquire about questions of Laurent Koscielny and Raphael Varane behind, although Ruffier was troubled as he can just parry Jacobsen’s lengthy-range drive precariously over.
Ruffier then flung themself in order to save Bendtner’s strike as Denmark demonstrated glimpses of why they seem on target revisit France for next year’s European showpiece.
The only real sour point for Deschamps was the injuries that forced full-back Christophe Jallet off late hanging around.