Tunisia bowed out of World Cup 2022 despite claiming their first-ever competitive victory against France thanks to Wahbi Khazri's second-half strike.

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France, who had a late Antoine Griezmann strike ruled out by VAR in the final few seconds, still finished top of Group D

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with Australia beating Denmark to join them in the Round of 16 as runners-up.

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With both sides making wholesale changes, it was Tunisia — needing a victory to have any hope of progressing

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who made the brighter start, Nader Ghandri having an early effort ruled out by the offside flag.

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The African side remained on top for the remainder of the first half, although France's reshuffled attack still carried a threat

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Kingsley Coman passing up the best chance of the opening period as he sliced wide having been played in by Youssouf Fofana's run.

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Khazri was at the heart of Tunisia's better moments throughout the opening period,

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Steve Mandanda parrying his shot, but the goalkeeper was beaten two minutes before the hour.

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