France coach Didier Deschamps has warned against making the same mistakes that saw 2014 World Cup winners Germany eliminated early in 2018.
RB Salzburg have lived in RB Leipzig's shadow for some time despite also being owned by Red Bull. Thursday night saw the Austrian side shine.
Croatia's football federation says its leaders were not involved in suspected touting of World Cup final tickets.
FIFA official Emily Shaw also told a women's sports law conference total prize money will "significantly increase."
The latest rankings published by FIFA see the two European nations level on 1,729 points -- with Brazil and Croatia completing the top four.
The Republic of Ireland will join England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in exploring a potential bid for the 2030 World Cup.