In Pictures: Fantastic France beats South Korea in FIFA Women's World Cup

In Pictures: Fantastic France beats South Korea in FIFA Women's World Cup

The FIFA Women's World Cup had a splendid opening ceremony with over 45,000 people in attendance at the Parc des Princes to watch host France take on Korea Republic on Saturday.
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No strategy prepared South Korea for a dominant French performance. The visitors conceeded four goals without scoring any.
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Eugenie Le Sommer's 11th goal in her last 11 appearances for France in all competitions gave the tournament hosts an early lead in Paris.
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Wendie Renard's brace pushed France up by 3 goals. The French defender netted two headers, scoring 10 of her last 11 goals for France in the same fashion.
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South Korea's players assist South Korea's goalkeeper Min-Jeong Kim after she fell on the ground during the France 2019 Women's World Cup Group A football match between France and South Korea at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris.
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Amandine Henry's goal celebration has quickly become the image of the match. Her goal in the second half was the fourth one for France against South Korea.
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Inspiring images came out of the World Cup opener between France and South Korea. The most heartening of those - the ones with fans who turned up to support their teams and the tournament. Seen here are young French football fans cheering their team on.
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South Korea had a chance when a mistake by Renard nearly give Lee Mina a chance to net one for the team. But it was not to be. France quickly saved the slip with Henry scoring a few minutes later.
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French head coach Corinne Diacre went into the game with very grounded ambitions. She was all smiles as her team came out on top making a strong case for its bid for the title.
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Injung Kim of South Korea looks dejected following the contest.
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