The French National Team achieved a comeback against the Spanish National Team to become champion of the second edition of the UEFA Nations League, with a memorable performance by players Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema.
Although Spain was able to open the scoring from first to minute 64, the joy lasted 120 seconds, with a counterattack play that ended up defining Karim Benzema, with a spectacular definition to match the actions in San Siro.
After Karim Benzema’s annotation, the French cast began to manage the timing of the match and to hide the ball from Spain. Paul Pogba began to give certain luxuries for 15 minutes, however, the Spanish had a couple of opportunities to get up on the scoreboard, but the performances of Hugo Lloris avoided the goals of La Roja.
The controversy of the match with Mbappé’s goal
At minute 80 of the game, a pass from Theo Hernández to Kylian Mbappé finished sentencing the match, with a definition from the PSG striker, where he dribbled over goalkeeper Unai Simón and defined with his left leg. After the annotation, the players of the Spanish National Team requested the cancellation of the goal for offside, however, the VAR indicated a legal position.
With this title of the UEFA Nations Leagues for France, made it the first team to have all the titles in which it has competed, with the Euro 1984 and 2000, the 1998 and 2018 world championships, as well as the 2001 and 2003 Confederations Cups.