France v Scotland, 1958 World Cup

The Scotland defence tries to contain Just Fontaine

France 2 v 1 Scotland, 1958 World Cup

On 15 June 1958 in Eyravallen, Orebro; Scotland took on the French in the 1958 World Cup Finals. Leading 2 v 0 at half time thanks to goals by French icons Raymond Kopa and Just Fontaine, France would concede a goal in the 66th minute, scored by Scotland's Sammy Baird to give the continental team a few anxious moments as the game raced towards its conclusion.

The original black and white press photo that the colourised version is taken from.

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