FIFA World Cup 2022: Mbappé at the forefront of the Golden Boot race, these players left behind
FIFA World Cup 2022: After these two goals, Kylian Mbappe’s number of goals in this World Cup has increased to 5 and he has become the leader in the Golden Boot race.
New Delhi: French forward player Kylian Mbappe scored two goals in a spectacular performance in the knockout match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on Sunday. His stellar performance helped France record a thumping 3-1 win over Poland. After these two goals, Ebappé tally of goals in this World Cup has increased to 5 and he has become the sole leader in the race for the Golden Boot.
left these footballers behind
Embappé, 23, was tied with Lionel Messi, Enner Valencia, Cody Gakpo, Marcus Rashford, Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud. Giroud scored his third goal against Poland in the 44th minute with the help of Embappé. Half an hour later, Embappé beat Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczecny to score a right-foot curler to put France ahead 2–0. He added another goal to his tally in the first minute of stoppage time.
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Scored two goals against Denmark
Embappé opened his account with a goal in the first group match against Australia in Qatar. He also scored two goals against Denmark. However, France lost 0–1 to Tunisia in the final group match. Mbappé could not score a single goal in this match, but the world was stunned by the way he performed against Poland. Four years ago, Mbappe scored four goals in his first World Cup campaign as France won the title in Russia. His first goal against Peru in that tournament made him, at the age of 19, the youngest French goalscorer in World Cup history. The Golden Boot is awarded to the top scorer in a World Cup.