Olivier Giroud scored twice as the FIFA World Cup holder France came from behind to thump Australia 4-1 in their campaign opener in Qatar on Tuesday.
Veteran striker Giroud drew level with Thierry Henry’s all-time record of 51 goals for France while Adrien Rabiot and Kylian Mbappe also scored, after Australia took a surprise ninth-minute lead through Craig Goodwin.
GROUP C POINTS TABLE
With this win, France topped Group D, while Tunisia, which held Denmark to a goalless draw, is second on the table.
Group D standings: