(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Dec 4 (KUNA) -- The French defending champions beat the Poles 3-1 in the World Cup knockout round on Sunday evening, edging their way into the quarterfinals.
The showdown, hosted at Al-Thumama Stadium, saw Olivier Giroud scoring the opener at minute 44, thus becoming France's legendary scorer with 52 international goals.
Kylian Mbappe doubled France's lead at minute 74 and scored again at minute 91.
He raised his own tally of goals to five, thus becoming the top goal scorer of World Cup Qatar 2022.
Robert Lewandowski scored Poland's sole goal from a penalty shot at minute 99. (end)
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