France had the victory in their pockets, but Paraguay leveled in the final minutes of Sunday's match to earn a 1-1 draw at the Allianz Riviera.
A young Paraguayan squad showed potential for the future and even made Didier Deschamps and his team look bad, as the French displayed little imagination up front. For the French this game should have definitely served their purpose of getting better, as there are many points that they can improve on in order to avoid having issues in the World Cup.
Victor Caceres tied the game late in the second half with a header coming off a free-kick. Set pieces are usually a factor in close games like this one, but there are many other things the French should work on if they want to go far this summer.
Here are six things we learned from the match.