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2018/06/30 | 16:00| Group A| Kazan Arena, | Full Time|

As it happened: France 4-3 Argentina

2018-06-30 18:24
Last Updated at 22:17
30 Jun 18:22

That's all folks, thank you for choosing Sport24 for the coverage of this epic last 16 clash as France knock out Argentina to progress to the quarter-finals.

Enjoy the rest of your evening.

30 Jun 18:18
30 Jun 18:15
Man of the Match | KYLIAN MBAPPE
30 Jun 18:14

STATS | France 4-3 Argentina

41% Ball possession 59%

4 Attempts On-Target 4

3 Yellow cards 5

0 Corners 4

30 Jun 17:54

FULL-TIME: France 4-3 Argentina

France come out on top in an epic game as the French progress to the quarter-finals

30 Jun 17:53

91' France 4-3 Argentina

Aguero scores from a header at the far post. Can Argentina score one more?

30 Jun 17:52
30 Jun 17:50

90' Di Maria goes hard in on Hernandez and berates the linesman after a foul is given.

Argentina are clearly starting to feel a bit frustrated.

30 Jun 17:49
90' The fourth official signals a minimum of 4 added minutes will be played.
30 Jun 17:48
89' Di Maria wins a corner for Argentina but the rebound falls back to taker Di Maria who is offside.
30 Jun 17:47
87' France make their final substitution as Florian Thauvin replaces Mbappe.
30 Jun 17:46

85' Argentina are throwing everything at the France defence with 5 minutes remaining!

Can Argentina score two to level matters?

30 Jun 17:43
84' Messi goes on a signature run into the French box after beating a number of defenders but mishits his shot with his weaker foot.
30 Jun 17:41
83' France make a change as Antoine Griezmann is replaced by Fekir.
30 Jun 17:40
81' Messi goes down under a challenge by Kante who is doing a tight man-marking job on the Argentinian for the final ten minutes.
30 Jun 17:38
80' Meza's deflected cross after being played in by Messi is deflected into the grateful arms of Lloris as we head into the final ten minutes.
30 Jun 17:35
75' Both sides make changes as Tolisso replaces Matuidi for France and Meza replaces Pavon for Argentina.
30 Jun 17:34
75' Kylian Mbappé is the fourth teenager in history to score in a World Cup knockout game.
30 Jun 17:31
72' Pavard also picks up a yellow card after going through Di Maria.
30 Jun 17:30
70' Matuidi picks up a second yellow and will miss the next round.
30 Jun 17:29

67' France 4-2 Argentina

Mbappe again gives France a two goal lead after finishing off a neat through ball by Olivier Giroud.

30 Jun 17:26
67' FRANCE!!!!!
30 Jun 17:24
65' Argentina make an immediate change as Sergio Aguero replaces Enzo Perez.
30 Jun 17:23

63' France 3-2 Argentina

GOAL! The wonder-boy Kylian Mbappe now gives France the lead!

30 Jun 17:21
63' FRANCE!!!!!
30 Jun 17:21

61' This game is heating up nicely with two sensational goals to bring either side level.

Loser goes home as we are into the final 30 minutes.

30 Jun 17:18

57' France 2-2 Argentina

SENSATIONAL strike by right-back Pavard to equalise for France!

30 Jun 17:15
57' FRANCE!!!!
30 Jun 17:14
55' CHANCE! Major mix up between Fazio and goalkeeper Armani but Griezmann just misses the target.
30 Jun 17:13
54' Messi lays it off for right-back Pavon but miscues his cross straight out for a goal-kick.
30 Jun 17:11
50' Banega is booked by the referee!
30 Jun 17:10

47' France 1-2 Argentina

GOAL!!! A Messi shot is deflected in by Mercado to give Argentina the lead! Extraordinary turnaround!

30 Jun 17:06
47' Argentina!!!
30 Jun 17:04
46' We're back underway with this Round of 16 clash tightly poised for a place in the quarter-finals.
30 Jun 17:03
45' Argentina make a change at half-time as Marcos Rojo is replaced by Fazio.
30 Jun 16:59
Half-Time statistics:
30 Jun 16:48

HALF-TIME France 1-1 Argentina

France took the lead through a Griezmann penalty but Argentina pulled level with a memorable equaliser by Di Maria.

30 Jun 16:46
45' The fourth official signals 2 minutes of added time will be played.
30 Jun 16:45
40' The ball is played to Angel Di Maria who smashes a powerful shot from 35-yards out into the back of the net!
30 Jun 16:41
40' Argentina!!!!
30 Jun 16:39
38' Good work down the right hand side by Griezmann and Parvad but the defender overhits his cross.
30 Jun 16:38
37' Argentina are looking more and more dangerous in this first-half as Pavon puts in a dangerous low cross that France manage to clear away.
30 Jun 16:37
36' Messi is brought down in the France area by Griezmann but Argentine penalty appeals are dismissed by the referee.
30 Jun 16:35
34' Giroud catches Otamendi late as both players go in with high-footed tackles and are receiving medical attention.
30 Jun 16:33
32' Mascherano goes in extremely hard in on Pogba who is starting to dominate the middle but the Argentinian escapes a yellow card.
30 Jun 16:32
30' Pogba looks to break and plays in Mbappe who is one-on-one with the defender but Tagliafico does well to get a tackle in.
30 Jun 16:28
27' Mercado gets behind the France defence and claims his cross hit a defender's hand but the referee waives his appeals away.
30 Jun 16:23
22' Argentina swing in a corner but Pogba does well to rise highest and clear the danger.