Kylian Mbappé delivered for France again, this time wearing the captain’s armband. Leading a new era for Les Bleus, there was something very familiar about the way Mbappé slotted home two unforgiving finishes to headline a 4-0 win over the Netherlands in European Championship qualifying on Friday. France showed no lasting effects from that painful penalty-shootout loss to Argentina in the World Cup final three months ago. Nor did Mbappé, the scorer of a hat trick in a losing cause that day. One
Romelu Lukaku hit a hat-trick as Belgium put their World Cup woes behind them.
The 30-year-old also feels he remains an influence at Manchester United despite falling out of favour.