The undiluted clash between Argentina and Mexico amid a raucous atmosphere

Not the most exciting of halves, Mexico has done a job on Argentina.

Should Argentina not turn up in full flare in the second half, there’s a massive likelihood they will be going home.

Mexico has set up brilliantly. They’ve set up with a back three and three in midfield, making it so congested for the Argentines to penetrate the third half.

Argentina has to offer more.

Kylian Mbappe scored twice for France as the defending champions laid down a World Cup marker by beating Denmark to become the first team into the knockout stage.

The forward stole the show once again with second-half strikes to take his side through

Mbappe had earlier blazed over from 12 yards and forced Kasper Schmeichel into a save with a rising shot.

The Paris St-Germain star broke the deadlock just past the hour mark, exchanging a fine one-two with Theo Hernandez before stroking in.

Mbappe’s goals sent France top the group on six points, three ahead of Australia, who beat Tunisia 1-0 earlier in the day, with the Danes and the Tunisians both on one point.

France takes on Tunisia and Denmark meets Socceroos in the final round on Wednesday, with the Danes needing a win to advance.