Mbappe gets high praise as France beat Peru
Here are the reactions as France beat Peru 1-0 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
After a 2-1 win over Australia in their group opener France were hoping to seal their place in the round of 16 with a win against Peru.
Peru lost narrowly to Denmark in their group opener and needed a win to keep their hopes o advancing to the next stage alive.
Mbappe scores for France against Peru
Kylian Mbappe emerged the hero as his goal in the 34th minute turned out to be the match winner against Peru.
His goal meant that he became the youngest goalscorer for France at a major tournament,
Here is how Twitter reacted to his achievement and performance against Peru.
"That was an easy goal for Mbappe but that dude gonna be one of the best players in the world soon."
Peru eliminated from the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Following the loss to France Peru were eliminated from the 2018 FIFA World Cup as they lost their two group matches.
Peru joined Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Morocco who were eliminated from the competition earlier.
Twitter reacted to their dismissal from the tournament with different opinions.
A fan said, "Egypt waited for 28 years.Peru waited for 36 years.Morocco waited for 20 years.
All eliminated after eight days.Not the sort of return to football's biggest stage they would have wanted."
"Soccer isn’t fair, peru deserved more in both games but they missed the mark can’t wait to see them in 4 years again"
"Peru out without scoring a goal - pretty much the same story as Morocco. Nice buildups but final pass always missing."
France take on Denmark in their next fixture while Peru battle with Australia in their last group game on Tuesday, June 26.
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