This meeting, which should serve as preparation before the qualifying for Euro 2021 that will start in October in Kazakhstan, was started in the best way by the partners of Wendie Renard since they opened the score before the half-hour of play thanks to a full opportunity restart of Eugénie Le Sommer (1-0, 28th).
Dominatrixes, despite the high pressing done by the Spanish, the French have dominated their opponents relying on the dribbling dribbling Kadidiatou Diani and flashes of Sakina Karchaoui on the left side of the field. The latter could have even scored the first goal in France a minute before that of Le Sommer, but his center-shot found the base of the Spanish post.
A little more aggressive in the second half, the Spanish stumbled on the good organization defensive Bleues who have long left a taste of unfinished before enrolling, finally, this second liberating goal through a recovery without control of the law of Delphine Cascarino (2-0, 76th), just entered the game in place of Valerie Gauvin (58th).
The player: the answer of Eugénie Le Sommer
After criticism by her coach Corinne Diacre about her investment and placement at the last World Cup, Eugénie Le Sommer had to react for this first international post-World rendez-vous. La Lyonnaise only 28 minutes to give his answer by scoring a goal following a center Kadidiatou Diani hijacked loosely by the Spanish goalkeeper Sandra Panos. His flying start hit the crossbar before crossing the line.
The 77th goal with the Bleues in 160 caps for one of the finest winners of French football. Six times winner of the C1 with OL, nine times champion of France, Eugénie Le Sommer responded in the most beautiful ways to his coach.
In 13 confrontations (3 draws), the French have never lost to Spain. By winning 2-0 the Bleues have signed their 10th victory over the Spanish who are still in the 13th place in the FIFA rankings.