France progressed to the round of 16 at the 2018 World Cup after defeating Peru 1-0 at the Ekaterinburg Arena on Thursday. Antoine Griezmann should have opened the scoring for Les Bleus in the first 10 minute after latching onto a loose ball, but his strike hit the side-netting. Peru, meanwhile, were combining well going forward but they could not penetrate the French defence and were restricted to efforts from distance. Paolo Guerrero almost got the breakthrough for Los Incas in the 31st minute but France shot-stopper Hugo Lloris showed good reflexes to keep out the striker's effort. Four minutes later, Peru were then caught on the counter-attack as Kylian Mbappe broke the deadlock for Les Bleus, netting into an…