Soccer / europe
France-Iceland: a penalty from Mbappé is decisive 2-2
France-Iceland: a penalty from Mbappé is decisive 2-2 The young French phenomenon enters only in the second half but manages to change the game. 90 'penalty and draw that frustrates the hopes for Icelanders in the lead for the whole match Never give up Mbappé. The guy on the cover of Time is the one that maybe makes you win the World Cup, but then also avoid the fool in a friendly. As tonight in Guingamp, against Iceland, number 31 in the world, passed twice in the lead, taken by the Parisian, in the last half hour. And up to 15 'of the s.t. however, the Icelanders to deserve the victory, which would be the first of the year, and the first against the Bleus. So prestige against the World champions in the field without great incentives. The team of Deschamps, deployed anyway with Griezmann and Giroud in attack, Thauvin and Dembélé on the wings, Nzonzi instead of Matuidi next to Pogba, does not take off. Indeed it is targeted by guests who on the fifth attempt go with a nice right from outside Bjarnason. But it is only 31 'and then you imagine a reaction that does not come. Indeed, in the second half France remains anchored in a sterile game, getting into the orderly Iceland that doubles the markings, does not panic in coverage, and starts off with clear ideas in counterattack. The doubling is consistent, even if it reaches a corner on 13 ', with Arnason who stands in the area, dropped from Kimpembe. It seems done. Only the script does not like Mbappé, which replaces Griezmann and rewrites the whole ending. First with a goal that is canceled for offside (37 '). At 41 'the Parisian then tries again, with an incursion from the right, to download on Halldorsson who rejects on Eyjolfsson provoking the author. Then at the end, there is a penalty for a hand ball by Sigthorsson. There is no Griezmann, nor Pogba replaced by Ndombele. It touches the 19 year old Psg who coldly transforms (45 ') and avoids the first crash to the World champions. Accumulating other votes for the Golden Ball.