Olivier Giroud On Target As France Send Sweden Into League B


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Olivier Giroud bagged a double as he showed his worth for France again to help the world champions beat Sweden 4-2 at home in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday.

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Giroud scored either side of Benjamin Pavard’s first-half strike as Les Bleus recovered from Viktor Claesson’s early opener.

Sweden, who reduced the arrears through Robin Quaison before France’s Kingsley Coman wrapped it up in stoppage time, were relegated into League B.

Didier Deschamps’s France side, who had already qualified for the Final Four, topped Group 3 with 16 points from six games, three points ahead of Portugal, who beat third-placed Croatia 3-2 away.

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Sweden finished bottom on three points, behind Croatia on goal difference.

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