France were ruthless in attack, aiming for the first goal, but could not unlock a solid Poland until half-time, when Mbappe made a point pass to Giroud, who scored past a diving Wojciech Szczesny to score his 52nd goal. for Les Bleus and became France’s all-time leading scorer.
The French scored their second goal in the 74th minute when Paris Saint-Germain’s electric striker Kylian Mbappé doubled the lead, scoring a goal to a loud roar from the fans, as Poland goalkeeper Szczesny couldn’t do anything about it.
Mbappé once again showed his high class by making it 3-0 for France, adding a second goal in stoppage time with another screamer to seal the win and bring his tournament total to five. Robert Lewandowski scored a consolation goal for Poland in stoppage time from a penalty on his second attempt.
Didier Deschamps’ French team is aiming to be the first team to win back-to-back World Cups since Brazil in 1958 and 1962, and will next face the winners of the England-Senegal match later on Sunday.
France XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Kunde, Varane, Upamecano, T. Hernandez; Chuameni, Rabiot; Dembele, Griezmann, Mbappe; Giroud.
Substitutes: Mandanda, Areola, Pawar, Disasi, Guendouzi, Kolo Muani, Fofana, Veretut, Saliba, Coman, Konate, Camavinga, Thuram.
Poland XI (5-2-2-1): Szczesny; Cash, Bereshinsky, Kivior, Glick, Frankovsky; S. Shimansky, Krychowiak; Zelinsky, Kaminsky; Lewandowski.
Substitutes: Skorupski, Grabara, Jedrzejczyk, Vetesk, Bednarek, Belik, Milik, D. Szymanski, Groshitsky, Sviderski, Zhurkovski, Zalewski, Piatek, Gumny, Skoras.