The French national football team won the League of Nations tonight, after beating Spain 2.1 in the final in Milan after a reversal. Spain took the lead in the 64th minute with a goal by Mikel Ojarsabal, and Karim Benzema equalized in the 66th minute. The winning goal was scored by Kilian Mbape in the 80th minute.

There were no major opportunities or good games in the first half. Spain had the first chance through Pablo Sarabia, who shot poorly in the 11th minute. Referee Anthony Taylor checked the situation in the 32nd minute due to a possible handball in the penalty area of ​​Jules Kunde, but VAR confirmed his decision from the field that there were no penalties.

Five minutes later, Spain threatened when Marcos Alonso took a free kick, but the ball went next to the goal.

At the end of the first half, French defender Rafael Varane left the field due to injury, and was replaced by Dayo Upamecano.

In the second half, the teams played and made several good chances. Spain was the first to threaten, in the 53rd minute when Sarabia centered in front of the goal, but Ojarsabal did not reach the ball.

In the 64th minute, the French player Theo Hernandez shot well and hit the crossbar, and a few seconds later, Spain took the lead. After 26 minutes, the counterattack was led by Serhio Buskec. He tries to lob the keeper who has left his area however the ball goes just wide of the post.

Two minutes later, France equalized with a nice goal by Benzema, in an action in which Paul Pogba and Mbape took part, who found the Real Madrid striker on the edge of the penalty area.

Mbape then shot at goalkeeper Unaj Simon in the 72nd minute after a quick action.

The Paris Saint.Germain striker scored the winning goal in the 81st minute, when after the addition of Hernandez, he sent the ball under the goalkeeper of the Spanish team with a nice shot. The situation was checked with VAR technology, as the Spanish players asked for offside, but the goal was confirmed.

Ojarsabal tried in the 89th minute, but goalkeeper Hugo Loris intervened well. France had a counterattack after that, Mbape shot, and Simon defended his goal well.

Spain had a good chance to equalize in the fourth minute of overtime when Eremi Pino shot after a corner, but Loris defended well again. The Spaniards tried to score until the end, but they did not succeed, so France is the second team to win the League of Nations, after Portugal.

Striker Antoine Griezmann became only the ninth football player tonight with 100 games played for the Spanish national team.

The third place in the League of Nations was taken by Italy, which earlier today in Turin beat Belgium 2: 1.

By Editor

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