Video: Raphael Varane’s glancing header from superb Antoine Griezmann assist gives France lead over Uruguay

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France took a 1-0 lead against Uruguay in today’s World Cup quarter-final thanks to a fine glancing header from Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane.

Scoring just his third goal for France, the 25-year-old showed superb instincts in the box to pounce on a lovely set-piece delivery from Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann.

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It hasn’t been the most convincing start from either side so far, but France have the edge over Uruguay for the moment thanks to this well-worked goal below:

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