West Ham star Dimitri Payet has continued his fine form as he scored a last gasp freekick to lead France to a 3-2 victory over Cameroon in a friendly played in France last night.
France opened the scoring after 20 minutes in the western port city when midfielder Blaise Matuidi volleyed home a fine cross by Coman, starting a match for France for the first time.Cameroon levelled two minutes later, Vincent Aboubacar catching the France defence off guard to tap in from close range. Giroud put the home side ahead from a Paul Pogba cross four minutes before the break.
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The second half proved relatively uneventful until Eric Choupo Moting put the visitors level from close range two minutes from time.France needed a fre kick from Payet in the dying moments to seal victory.The midfielder angled a shot from wide on the right into the opposite corner, cancelling out striker Eric Choupo Moting’s 88th-minute equaliser for Cameroon.
France will face Scotland in their final warm-up game on June 4 in Metz before heading to the tournament where they will play Romania in the opening game of the tournament on June 10 at the Stade de France and will also meet Albania and Switzerland in Group A.