France 1-1 Ukraine LIVE SCORE: French struggle as Kimpembe own goal cancels out Griezmann strike in World Cup qualifier

WORLD champions France are commencing their World Cup defence with a match against Ukraine at home.

Bosnia, Finland and Kazakhstan are the other three teams in their group.

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    90. Chance! Griezmann corner from the left hand side is met by Kimpembe but his header is straight at Bushchan.

    There will be four added minutes.

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    87. Ukraine happy to sit back and play on the break, France still pushing forward but look vulnerable to the counter.

    The French have just lost their spark in this second half.

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    83. Both sides coming forward trying to win it, but chances are at a premium.

    France still forcing the issue, but have just lacked a cutting edge in the second half.

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    80. France really turning the screw looking for a winner, but Ukraine look solid in their defensive shape.

    The game is drifting towards a draw with both sides struggling to create clear cut chances.

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    76. Sub for France, Mbappe is replaced by Martial.

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    75. Ukraine still coming forward, they're looking for another. The away side have really grown into this game.

    France still piling on the pressure but yet create any real chances in the second half.

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    72. Sub for Ukraine, Yaremchuk is replaced by Junior Moraes.

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    69. The game is becoming quite stretched as both sides chase the goal that will put them in front.

    France still having more of the ball and looking the more likely to score.

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    66. France pushing Ukraine back looking for a second, the away side looking comfortable defensively.

    Ukraine are firmly in this game and look lively on the break.

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    63. Subs for France, Pogba and Dembele have replaced Giroud and Coman.

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    62. Ukraine growing in confidence and starting to attack with real intent.

    France will make changes soon with Dembele and Pogba set to come on.

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    55. Karavayev cuts the ball back from the right hand side, its met by Sydorchuk shoots towards goal and its deflected by Kimpembe and dribbles over the line!

    Great response from Ukraine!!!!

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    GOAL!!!!!!!!! UKRAINE!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    55. Ukraine coming forward but not looking like creating anything.

    France still very much in control and patiently waiting for an opening.

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    52. The pressure is building from the French, they're patiently knocking the ball about waiting for an opening.

    Ukraine looking organised in their shape and yet to give away any big chances in the second half.

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    49. Ukraine's turn to have a pit of possession but its mostly in their own half.

    The away side are still in this game whilst its 1-0.

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    47. Fast start from the French, knocking the ball around with purpose and looking for a second.

    Ukraine very much on the backfoot at the moment.

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    PEEEEEEEP!!!!!!!!

    And the second half in underway!!!!!!!!!

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    GREAT STRIKE FROM GRIEZMANN

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    UKRAINE HEAT MAP

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    FRANCE HEAT MAP

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    AVERAGE POSITION OF BOTH SIDES

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    HALF TIME

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    PEEEEEEP!!!!!!!!

    HALF TIME

    FRANCE 1-0 UKRAINE

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    45. There will be 1 added minute.

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