The Gambia defeats favorites France to secure at least second place in the group.
The Gambia came from behind to beat France 2-1 in the second match of Group F at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023 at the Estadio Mendoza in Mendoza, Argentina, on Saturday.
The win was the Gambia’s second in a row and moved them to the top of the group.
Meanwhile, France, the favorites, suffered their second straight defeat. The French had already lost to South Korea in the first round, and this loss was a serious blow.
France cried and laughed. They went into halftime trailing 1-0 thanks to an own goal by Zouk Roux in the 13th minute.
However, France equalized in the 16th minute of the second half when Audaubert scored to make it 1-1. They created their own chances to turn the tide.
But it was The Gambia who would win the game. Mamin scored the winner in the 23rd minute to seal the victory and advance to the round of 16 with a second straight win 메이저사이트.