Internationals : Amine Gouiri scores for the first time for France’s U-21s (4-0)
Led by captain Jeff Reine-Adélaïde, the Espoirs won 4-0 win against Albania on Thursday in a friendly match. Like their Lyon midfielders, Sylvain Ripoll’s side started their meeting perfectly. Intense throughout the game, the the Reine-Adélaïde’s goal on a quarter of an hour, was denied for an offside position. In the last moments of the first half, however, he earns a penalty.
Amine Gouiri's turn to shine. On his first selection with Les Espoirs, the striker scored. In the 44th minute, he converted the penalty earned by his club team-mate. The forward beat the goalkeeper with a powerful shot across goal, finally getting France into the match. They returned to the locker room with a well-deserved advantage. The second half was one-way traffic with a last fifteen minutes of fire and three goals.