Mbappe’s brace helps France beat Denmark 2-1

Defending champions France became the first team to qualify for the knockout stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup after their fighting 2-1 win over Denmark at Stadium 974 on Saturday.With two successive wins, the first one against Australia (4-1), the French men now lead Group D with six points, leaving Denmark, Australia and Tunisia to fight for the remaining qualifying spot from the group.Australia, which earlier in the day defeated Tunisia 1-0, are on three points while Denmark, which drew their first match against Tunisia, have one point in their kitty — from one loss and one draw.