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France have had 70.6 per cent possession over the opening 15 minutes of the second half. O. Giroud has now scored 2 goals in 2 appearances in the World Cup against Australia.
France have scored in their last 5 World Cup games. Keanu Baccus is the first South African born player to feature at the FIFAWC for another country since Roy Wegerle represented the USA in 1994 and 1998.
France have scored in their last 5 games in the World Cup, their longest run of games with a goal in the competition since a run of 6 games from 18th June 2006 to 9th July 2006.
France have scored in each of their last 5 games in the World Cup, scoring 15 goals in that run.
C. Goodwin scored after just 8:23, the fastest goal in the 2022 World Cup.
Australia have failed to win in their last 7 games in the World Cup, their longest winless streak in the competition.
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France have won their last 5 games in the World Cup, their last joint longest winning streak was from 28th June 1986 to 28th June 1998.
France have won after conceding the opening goal in the World Cup for the first time since 27th June 2006 against Spain (3 games without a win).
Olivier Giroud (36y 53d) and Hugo Lloris (35y 331d) became the oldest two players to play for France in a World Cup match, both surpassing Fabien Barthez in 2006 (35y 11d).
Having scored just one goal in his first 27 appearances for France, Adrien Rabiot has since scored two in his last three. Rabiot was the first player to both score and assist a goal on his World Cup debut for France since Christophe Dugarry against South Africa in 1998.
Kylian Mbappé, who has scored 12 goals in his last 11 appearances for France, became the youngest player to reach five World Cup goals for the nation, aged 23 years and 337 days.