France Wins Nations Cup

France Wins Nations Cup

World champions France won their first silverware since 2018 by pipping Spain 2-1 to clinch the Nations Cup.

A controversial late goal from Kylian Mbappe saw France come from behind to produce a 2-1 win over Spain and win the Nations League trophy for the first time in their history.

Spain forward of two times Spanish Laliga side Real Sociedad Mikel Oyarzabal broke the deadlock in the second half with a low driven strike before Karim Benzema immediately equalized.

And with both sides pushing for their maiden Nations League title, Kylian Mbappe found the winner late on after calmly slotting the ball past Unai Simon. It went to VAR for a possible offside but the goal surprisingly stood.

France defeated Spain to win the second edition of this tournament which is their first silverware since winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup Spain have not won any silverware since 2012.