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Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe warned he is "not a saviour" ahead of France's crucial trip to Bulgaria in their penultimate 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday.

But a month later Emil Kostadinov scored a last minute victor at the Parc des Princes to give Bulgaria a 2-1 win and send them, just one point ahead of France, to the World Cup.

"We're still first - that's important - we've got one match left and (qualification) remains in our hands, so we have to win tomorrow".

But Hungary equalised 10 minutes after half-time as Sergey Balanovich led a counter-attack and found Maksim Volodko to slot his low shot out of the reach of Jasper Cillessen. Captain Arjen Robben came to his side's rescue by netting a penalty with only six minutes remaining, before Memphis Depay added some gloss in injury-time.

Earlier, Sweden had kept up the pressure on France with an 8-0 win over Luxembourg.

However, to have any chance of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, the Netherlands team will have to down Sweden by six goals in their next outing.

Bulgaria pushed harder in the second half but France were always in control as they snatched their first away win against Bulgaria since 1932.

Les Bleus took an early lead through Blaise Matuidi and controlled the pace the rest of the way, as the match turned into a drab affair.

All the focus on Saturday with regard to the Republic of Ireland making a World Cup qualifying play-off centred on Group D.

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The sequence occurred just three minutes into the Premier League matchup and led to United's first goal early in the game. They have no wins and no goals, and look like rivalling Derby County for the worst Premier League season ever.

"Thank God that he scored", said Portugal coach Fernando Santos.

"On that type of pitch, we were not able to really play our game, but we took advantage of the best player in the world".

'We have a quality group with lots of players.

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris had little to do until the 37th minute when he was called into action twice in a matter of seconds.

Group B leaders Switzerland, meanwhile, moved a step closer to Russian Federation after a 5-2 win over Hungary in Basel made it nine straight qualification wins.

In Group H, Greece looks set to qualify behind Belgium who has already qualified.

The best eight second-placed teams go through a two-legged playoff.

Thomas Meunier had put Belgium in front after just four minutes, but goals from Haris Medunjanin on the half-hour and Edin Visca after 39 minutes put the hosts ahead going into the break.

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