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Summary

Late French double sinks China

Two goals in the second half gave France their first win at Chile 2008 over Russia 2006 finalists China, who are still without a goal at the event.

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Line-up

20
16
2
2
3
3
5
4
6
5
7
6
9
7
10
8
12
9
15
10
18
11

Substitute(s)

1
1
21
21
4
12
8
13
11
14
13
15
14
17
16
18
17
19
19
20

Coaches

ZHANG Guilai (CHN)
(FRA) Stephane PILARD

Officials

Referee: Therese SAGNO (GUI)Assistant Referee 1: Mana DZODOPE (TOG)Assistant Referee 2: Mona MAHMOUD (EGY)Fourth official: Tanja HAUSOTT (AUT)

Statistics

5Shots11
4Corner kicks4
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
55%Possession (%)45%
  • Players of France celebrate scoring against China PR
  • French coach Stephane Pilard celebrates the victory at the end of the game against China
  • French coach Stephane Pilard gives instructions to his players during the game against China
  • China's LI Danyang and France's Marie Laure Delie
  • French players celebrate the victory against China
  • China's Li Wen and France's Melissa Plaza stops

"Beating China is a historic achievement for us, and we feel a deep satisfaction with having done it. I'd like to congratulate my players, who were very patient out there this evening," Stephane Pilard, France coach.