European heavyweights France remain winless in the UEFA Nations League, after battling to a 1-1 draw away to a resilient Austrian side on Friday night.
Weimann netted his first international goal to give the hosts the lead in the 37th minute, but second half substitutes Christopher Nkunku and Kylian Mbappe both combined to level things for Les Blues.
The result means that defending champions France are still without a win in the 2022/2023 UEFA Nations League campaign after three matches. Didier Deschamps side have just two points from their opening three group games.
In our second match of the evening, Croatia finally got their first win of the 2022/2023 UEFA Nations League campaign by eking out a 1-0 victory away at Denmark at the Parken Arena.
Mario Pasalic delivered the goods for Zlatko Dalic’s side in the 70th minute as they garnered all three points on the night.
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FULL-TIME: Denmark 0-1 Croatia
FULL-TIME: Austria 1-1 France
83′ MIN: Christopher Nkunku slips a clever pass through to Kylian Mbappe who moves inside the box and sends a measured shot beyond the keeper and into the top left corner.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Austria 1-1 France (K. Mbappe)
70′ MIN: Mario Pasalic fires the rebound low into the middle of the goal after the ball breaks to him in the box.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Denmark 0-1 Croatia (M. Pasalic)
HALF-TIME UNDERWAY: Denmark 0-0 Croatia
HALF-TIME UNDERWAY: Austria 1-0 France
HALF-TIME: Denmark 0-0 Croatia
HALF-TIME: Austria 1-0 France
37′ MIN: Konrad Laimer lays the ball off to Andreas Weimann who slots it into the back of the net from close range, leaving the goalkeeper helpless.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Austria 1-0 France (A. Weimann)
KICK-OFF: Denmark 0-0 Croatia
KICK-OFF: Austria 0-0 France
Veteran midfielder Luka Modric has been rested for this one as coach Zlatko Dalic makes several alterations to his Starting XI.
Denmark’s Premier League contingent are well represented tonight in the persons of Kasper Schmeichel, Andreas Christensen, Christian Eriksen and Pierre Emile-Hojbjerg.
Didier Deschamps has named talismanic forward Karim Benzema in his starting XI, after the Madrid striker sat out the previous fixture. Also, Ibrahima Konate is set for his maiden cap for Les Blues.
Real Madrid defender David Alaba leads the side out against the World Champions.