France vs. Honduras: Goals and Highlights for World Cup Group E Game

Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorJune 15, 2014

PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 15:  Carlo Costly of Honduras controls the ball against Paul Pogba of France during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
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Match 10 of the 2014 World Cup saw France meet Honduras in Porto Alegre.

Les Blues dominated the opening period and led 1-0 at half-time.

Wilson Palacios barged into the back of Paul Pogba, conceding a penalty and seeing a red card.

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Karim Benzema calmly dispatched the spot kick on the brink of the interval.

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Earlier Blaise Matuidi saw his header tipped onto the crossbar.

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Later in the period, Antoine Griezmann hit the woodwork with a header before the Real Madrid striker broke the deadlock.

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Benzema played a big part in the second goal, shortly after half-time, as his strike came off the woodwork before Noel Valladares pushed it over the line—a goal confirmed by the goal-line technology system.

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The big centre-forward did add his second when he smashed a shot into the roof of the net inside the final 20 minutes.

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The game finished 3-0 and France now meet Switzerland on Friday after their 2-1 win over Ecuador earlier in the day.