Benzema delighted to end goal drought

The Real Madrid striker found the net for his country for the first time since June 2012 - a barren run that lasted 1,222 minutes - as France prepared for their final FIFA World Cup qualifier against Finland with an excellent display.

Franck Ribery opened the scoring for Didier Deschamps' men at the Parc des Princes, with Benzema rounding things off after a double from Olivier Giroud and goals from Yohan Cabaye and Mathieu Debuchy had put the game well beyond Australia's reach. 

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