UEFA qualifying Group I

Spain draws; France takes group lead

March 22, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
France took control of Group I of the World Cup qualifying campaign as it eased to a 3-1 victory over Georgia in Paris on Friday, while Spain was held by Finland 1-1.

With Spain held by Finland, France moved two points clear at the top of the group before the two teams meet at the Stade de France on Tuesday night.

Despite Didier Deschamps' men controlling possession, it took them until first-half stoppage time to take the lead through Olivier Giroud.

But goals early ...

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