France beats Australia
BBC Sports/ Meli Tavaga
June 16, 2018 6:00 pm
Paul Pogba’s late goal broke Australian resistance as France started with a win in Group C and history was made with the World Cup’s first VAR goal.
France beat Australia 2-1.
The video assistant referee penalised Australia’s Josh Risdon for a sliding challenge on Antoine Griezmann, allowing the Atletico Madrid forward to dispatch a penalty, the first World Cup goal influenced by VAR.
Meanwhile, in another match, Denmark beat Peru 1-nil.
Croatia will play Nigeria at 7am.
You can watch the match live on FBC TV.