Les Bleus, who take on Australia, Peru and Denmark in Group C in Russia this month, prevailed thanks to goals by Samuel Umtiti, Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele.
France midfielder Paul Pogba is one of several black players to have been targeted with racist chants by Russian football supporters
Ousmane Dembele endured a rough start to his Barcelona career but the French winger appears to be finding his feet at a crucial time in the season.
Dembele earned the praise of coach Valverde and his team mates after making the most of Lionel Messi's absence with an inspired performance.
Marcus Rashford, Kylian Mbappé and Ousmane Dembélé are among the 25 contenders to win the 2017 Golden Boy Award, run by Italian newspaper Tuttosport.
Barcelona begin a four-month stretch without injured club record signing Ousmane Dembele.
Ousmane Dembele is the highest transfer in Barcelona history when the club signed him from Borussia Dortmund for €105 million.
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez hinted on Monday that he is negotiating with Liverpool over Philippe Coutinho and hoped to complete a deal before the transfer window closes.
Dortmund’s CEO spoke on August 25 regarding Dortmund’s player Ousmane Dembele’s transfer to FC Barcelona.
Didier Deschamp announced France’s squad list on August 24 ahead of their two matches against Netherlands and Luxemburg in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers.
Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness criticized on August 18 FC Barcelona’s actions to sign Borrusia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele.