Kylian Mbappe scored his first hat-trick for France as the reigning world champions secured their place at next year’s World Cup in Qatar in style by thrashing Kazakhstan.
France sealed their place at next year’s World Cup following an 8-0 thrashing of Kazakhstan in Paris.
Mbappe got four of the eight goals, with the striker’s first three coming in the opening 30 minutes.
⚽️ France vs Kazakhstan 8-0 – Goals & Highlights:
Mbappe gave the hosts the lead after just six minutes. Karim Benzema moved into the left-hand channel to free Theo Hernandez, and the Milan wing-back clipped the ball across goal for Mbappe to stroke home at the near post.
Karim Benzema got two after the break. Adrien Rabiot and Antoine Griezmann, with a penalty, were the other scorers.
Mbappe’s hat-trick was the first by a France player in a competitive international since Dominique Rocheteau in 1985.