Football NewsUpamecano error condemns France to knockouts nightmare
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France’s Euro 2024 campaign hit a roadblock as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Poland in a crucial Group D clash, costing them the top spot in the group. The masked man, who returned to the starting lineup, gave France the lead with a penalty scored by Kylian Mbappe. However, a mistake by Dayot Upamecano allowed Robert Lewandowski to equalize from the spot, leaving France unable to secure the win they needed to top the group. With this result, Didier Deschamps’ side now face a tough draw in the knockout stages, alongside Spain, Germany, and Portugal.

The match in Dortmund saw both teams fighting hard for the win, with France pushing forward in the closing stages but unable to break through Poland’s defense. The draw means that Les Bleus, considered tournament favorites, will now have a challenging path ahead as they progress in the competition.

In a detailed analysis, GOAL rates all the players who featured in the game, highlighting the key performances and moments that defined the match. As football fans eagerly await the knockout stages, France’s setback serves as a reminder of the unpredictable nature of the sport and the tough competition that lies ahead. Stay tuned for more updates and analysis on the latest football news.