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France 3-0 Honduras: Benzema hits brace in easy win over 10-man minnows - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema scored two as a dominant France saw off a poor Honduras in Porto Alegre this evening, with goal-line technology being used for the very first time in a World Cup finals match. The technology, developed by a German company and now used in the majority of the European Leagues, was called into action for the second French goal, with Benzema’s initial shot cannoning off the post, and seeming to cross the line via the unfortunate Noel Valladares in the Honduras goal. The goal was given to the dismay of the South Americans, but the evidence was conclusive, with the French home and dry well before the hour mark, having doubled the lead they took from the spot at the very end of the first half. Wilson Palacios, who had already been booked for an overly aggressive challenge on Paul Pogba midway through the first 45, unwisely careered into the Frenc...
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