Griezmann’s goal enough as France beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 1-0; rise to top of Group D standings

Antoine Griezmann’s deft header at the hour mark was enough as France beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 1-0 in a tightly fought contest at the Sarajevo on Wednesday to notch up their second win of the campaign.
Les Bleus came into this contest following a draw and a win their first 2 matches but were far from inspiring as they held on to a crucial goal on the 60th minute to seal the points.
In the first half, both sides put pressure on each other in the initial minutes as it was a cagey affair.
Sehic was called into action to make the first comfortable save of the night as he saved Coman’s header.
Todorovic struck for Bosnia within a few minutes later to keep Lloris on his toes as the French skipper dived to divert the ball from going into the top corner.
Once again, the keeper was up to the task to keep out a header from Bosnia as Lloris made a brilliant close-range save.
The rest of the half panned down without much egging from either side as we went in goalless.
ImageIt was Griezmann, who headed home Rabiot’s square ball to make it 1-0 to the visitors.
Giroud missed the chance to double the lead for France as he could not latch on perfectly to Kimpembe’s ball.
The remainder of proceedings was pretty ordinary as neither sides created any big chances to test the keepers.
ImageBosnia and Herzegovina would be happy that they managed to keep the holders down to only one goal. If not for the goal, a draw was definitely in the offing.

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After this win, France top the Group D table with 7 points from three games while Bosnia are in 4th spot with a solitary point for two matches.


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