France stepped an inch closer in confirming their qualification for next year's FIFA World Cup in Russia as they humiliate Netherlands 4-0 at the Stade de Municipal, Saint-Denis. Antoine Griezmann (14'), Thomas Lemar (73',88'), and Kylian Mbappe were all on target for France. The Netherlands were less dominant in the encounter as they conceded four goals. With this victory, France maintain their leadership in Group A with sixteen points while Netherlands are Fourth on ten points. Here's a quick look at the post Match Report between the both teams.

France outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Hugo Lloris (7.3). Defenders - Djibril Sidibe (seven points), Laurent Koscielny (7.5), Samuel Umtiti (7.0), Layvin Kurzawa (6.6). Midfielder - Paul Pogba (8.2), N'Golo Kanté (8.1), Kingsley Coman (seven points), Antoine Griezmann (8 points), Thomas Lemar (9.5). Forward - Olivier Giroud (7.1). Used substitutes - Alexandre Lacazette (six points), Nabil Fekir (six points), Kylian Mbappe (7.1).

Team's strength and weakness: France were outstanding at setting up goal bound opportunities from counter attacks and brilliant in converting those chances. The Blues launched most of their offensive assaults from the flanks, and largely gained possession in Netherlands' half.

However, they were too aggressive in tackling and committed series of fouls within their box.

Team style of play in the match: The Blues often launch counter and attacked through the side and favored long thrusts from the flanks.

Netherlands outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Jasper Cillessen (six points).

Defenders - Timothy Fosu-Mensah (6.0), Wesley Hoedt (5.9), Stefan de Vrij (6.1 points), Daley Blind (7.1). Midfielder - Georginio Wijnaldum (five points), Kevin Strootman (4.9), Arjen Robben (5.0), Wesley Sneijder (six points), Quincy Promes (62). Forward - Vincent Janssen (five points). Used substitutes - Tonny Vilhena (5.0), Robin van Persie (5.1).

Team's strength and weaknesses: the Netherlands showed no significant strength and weakness throughout the encounter.

Team's style of play in the match: The Orange boys mostly launched attacks down the right side and largely favored short passes.

Man of the Match

Monaco's Thomas Lemar was arguably the man of the match. Lemar's contributions and work rate in the midfield was immensely significant to France triumph. He attempted four shots and scored two goals. Overall, He successfully completed eighty-one touches in the match.

Upcoming matches for both teams

France will take on Luxembourg on Sunday 3 September at the Stade Municipal, Toulouse, while the Netherlands will be hoping to bounce back when they face Bulgaria at the Amsterdam Arena the same day.