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World Cup 2022 live updates: Tunisia defeats France, 1-0

World Cup 2022 live updates: Tunisia defeats France, 1-0


The 2022 FIFA World Cup continues Wednesday with Group D at the forefront, as Tunisia (0-2-1) defeated France (3-0-0) at Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, and we’ve got you covered with all the action!

Simultaneously, Australia took down Denmark in another Group D match.

You can watch this game and every match of the tournament on the FOX Sports family of networks — the tournament’s official English-language broadcast partner in the US — and the FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com. You can also stream full-match replays for free on Tubi.

Here are the top plays!

Tunisia vs. France Highlights

Tunisia vs.  France Highlights

Tunisia 1, France 0

Setting the stage

Tunisia is aiming to bounce back after failing to score in its last two group stage outings. On the other side, France is aiming to capitalize on the momentum built after back-to-back wins to start the tournament.

9′: No goal

Tunisia’s Nader Ghandri appeared to knock in the first score of the game, but the goal was ruled offside after a VAR check.

35′: Nimble shot denied

Tunisia forward Wahbi Khazri got off a shot in-between a pair of France players, but goalkeeper Steve Mandanda swallowed the shot attempt.

There was no score at halftime.

53′: A little high

Tunisia has had a handful of scoring opportunities but failed to capitalize. Its latest one came early in the second half, when midfielder Aissa Laidouni’s close-up shot was hit north of the net.

58′: GOAL!

Tunisia drew first blood when Khazri trickled in a goal past Mandanda, and the crowd erupted afterwards.

Tunisia’s Wahbi Khazri scores goal vs. France in 58′

Tunisia's Wahbi Khazri scores goal vs.  France in 58'

63′: Pivotal substitution

Looking for a spark, France subbed in forward Kylian Mbappe for Kingsley Coman.

73′: Another France substitution

France subbed in forward Antoine Griezmann for Youssouf Fofana.

89′: France continues to attack

France had several scoring chances in the second half but was unable to punch through. Mbappe’s pretty shot attempt, as shown below, is his latest miss.

90+12′: Crushing…

With mere seconds to spare, France appeared to even up the score when Griezmann punched in a goal. However, a VAR check ruled the France forward offside.

Stay tuned for updates!

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