France was able to overcome two goals against to beat Belgium 3-2, this Thursday in Turin, and qualify for the final of the League of Nations, which will be played on Sunday in Milan against Spain, which on Wednesday fell to Italy.
Yannick Carrasco (37) and Romelu Lukaku (41) had put Belgium’s pass on track in the first half, but France reacted in the second with goals from Karim Benzema (62), Kylian Mbappé (69, penalty) and Theo Hernandez (90 ).
Without scoring for six games and disturbed by the criticism, Mbappé found his best version at Juventus Stadium, being a torment with his bicycles for the Belgian defense and scoring the 2-2 goal, which served him to retaliate from the penalty that he failed in the decisive round against Switzerland and that meant the elimination of France in the second round of the last European Championship.
His great night was completed with the assist for Benzema in the first French goal. The madridista received, turned around and squared a cross shot in the middle of a forest of Belgian legs.
With his so much Benzema (91 games with France) he reached 32 goals as an international, surpassing Zinedine Zidane, and approaching David Trezguet, fifth in the historical classification with 34, in a list in which Thierry Henry commands with 51.