France hand Australia another six-goal rout in international friendly

France were brilliant with Olivier Giroud, retaining his place ahead of Karim Benzema, bagging a brace while Franck Ribery scored a penalty and had a hand in five goals.

updated: October 12, 2013 12:37 IST
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Paris: Olivier GiroudAustralia were given another chastening lesson in football as France romped to a 6-0 victory at the Parc des Princes in an international friendly on Friday.

Just a month after being hit for six by Brazil, Australia were given the runaround again as France proved their recent troubles in front of goal were a thing of the past.

If reports in the Australian press are to be believed, then German manager Holger Osieck will be sweating on his job when he wakes up on Saturday morning, despite guiding the Socceroos to the World Cup finals.

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