France, Nov. 27 -- France became the first team to qualify for the last-16 atthe World Cup in Qatar on Saturday night following a 2-1win over Denmark.

Kylian Mbappe scored the opener at the Stadium 974just after the hour mark.

The Paris Saint-Germain star swapped passes with Theo Fernandez down the left and poked Fernandez's cutback through two defenders and past the Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

It was due reward for France's adventure.

Denmark, who drew their opening game with Tunisia, responded within minutes.

Christian Eriksen swungover a corner from the right,Joachim Andersen flicked the ball across the goalmouth andAndreas Christensen nipped in front of Adrien Rabiotto power a header past the France goalkeeper Hugo Llor...