While the Blues were down against Bulgaria after only six minutes of play, they recovered well to take control of the match winning 4 – 1 …
This was not the scenario expected early in the game. If, as expected, France sets foot on the ball it is Bulgaria that leads to the score. After only five minutes, Sagna was overtaken by Milanov, the defender of the Blues striker tackling in the goal area and provides a penalty to the Bulgarians. Aleksandrov does not let this opportunity go to waste, to give the advantage to his team, 1-0, after just 6 minutes. After 20 minutes, the France team is has got itself back into a formation and fortunes begin to change.
Gameiro-Griezmann belong together
The French defender redeems himself by delivering a superb assist to Gameiro who deceives Stoyanov of a header across the goal, 1-1 after 23 minutes. The match the lights up three minutes later with a lucky goal by Dimitri Payet. The center environment for Griezmann but nobody touches the ball which ends up in the Bulgarian nets.
Griezmann there will also of his goal in the first half. The striker of Atletico Madrid gets a ball to the edge of the area, on a big defensive error, before deceiving Stoyanov, 3-1 at 38 minutes. The 22 players return to the locker room for the Halt time break, on this score to the benefit of the teammates of Pogba.
In the second half the former Parisian Kevin Gameiro took a double, well served by Griezmann after a nice working Kurzawa on the left side, 4-1 at 59 minutes. Both residents of Liga really hurt the Bulgarian defense tonight. In the end the Blues ended 4-1 and re-positioned themselves in the race for the World Cup in 2018.