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PSG's Mbappé substituted after ankle knock in France friendly

France have been given a scare with Kylian Mbappé sustaining an ankle problem less than a week out from a key clash against Turkey.

PSG's Mbappé substituted after ankle knock in France friendly

Kylian Mbappé's chance to impress as France's starting centre-forward came to an early end after an ankle knock curtailed his involvement at half-time of Sunday's friendly against Bolivia.

Mbappé replaced by Ben Yedder at half-time

Given the chance to lead the line in Olivier Giroud's absence, the Paris Saint-Germain star saw little of the ball before sustaining a seemingly minor injury in a tangle with Raúl Castro.

Mbappé, 20, made way for Wissam Ben Yedder at the interval and is now in at least some doubt for the Euro 2020 qualifying trip to Turkey on Saturday.

Les Bleus boss Didier Deschamps will hope the young forward can recover in time for what is his team's toughest assignment in Group H.

Lemar, Griezmann score as France beat Bolivians

France secured a 2-0 win over Bolivia in Nantes thanks to first-half goals from Thomas Lemar and Antoine Griezmann.


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