French attacker Kylian Mbappe went to shoulder injury nursing as they beat Uruguay 1-0 with Olivier Giroud's penalty re-swapping round the World Cup quarter on Tuesday.
The 19-year-old Mbappe was placed in the 36 minutes after being injured during the French assault.
Tanguy Ndombele ran through Uruguay's defense to set Mbappe clear, Martin Campana came out to block the ball with his feet but the Paris Saint Germain pupil was sent to flight and landed completely shoulder
Mbappe was sold for a few more minutes before asking to replace it.
He had lost an opportunity to give France before that when Antoine Griezmann sent him clear and completely shot.
France, which beat Uruguay 2-0 on the way to win the World Cup, broke through the 52 minutes.
Griezmann received two shots in question, but the referee adjudged that Martin Caceres Uruguay had used his extended hand to stop the second and put a penalty.
Giroud sent a low shot to the left corner for his 33 goals in 87 international appearances.
Uruguay put the French under pressure in the last half hour but did not cause trouble to Hugo Lloris keeper.