Caltex Socceroos World Cup opponent watch: Coman fires for Bayern

French youngster Kingsley Coman has sent a reminder to the Caltex Socceroos just what they will come up against at the FIFA World Cup with an eye-catching display in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday (AEDT).

Coman was one of Bayern Munich’s best as they thumped Turkish side Besiktas 5-0 to all-but put themselves through to the quarter-finals of Europe’s leading club competition.

After the visitors were reduced to 10-men on 16 minutes, Bayern eventually wore down their opponents with Coman at the heart of their opening goal just before half-time.

The 21-year-old produced a superb run down the left before his cross was eventually turned in by skipper Thomas Muller.

Coman went from provider to scorer seven minutes after the break, getting on the end of Robert Lewandowski’s cross and producing a clinical finish into the bottom corner.


The German giants ran riot late on, scoring three more goals, with Coman replaced with nine minutes left by compatriot Franck Ribery.

And the French pair are likely to come up against the Caltex Socceroos in Russia in the opening Group C match on June 16.

While still young, Coman – who has also played for PSG and Juventus - is now a regular in Didier Deschamps France squads and was voted Young Player of the Tournament at the 2016 European Championships.