Mbappe's goal, which came from close-range after Olivier Giroud's shot took a wicked deflection to beat goalkeeper Pedro Gallese, saw the 19-year-old become the youngest player to score for France at a major worldwide tournament.
"They have excellent players up front, they have some very fast players", he said, singling out Paolo Guerrero and Jefferson Farfan.
You can get away with that against Peru or Australia, teams who lack the sheer quality to match up.
Some Peru fans were in tears even before kick-off - a generation of Peruvians have never known their country in the World Cup before. Fubo TV also offers three days of auto recording and 30 hours of Cloud DVR service in case you're busy at work for the France Peru soccer game.
Substitute Ousmane Dembele - dropped for Giroud - could have wrapped up the points in the 82nd minute but fired wide, as France appeared to have settled for a one-goal victory.
87' Guerrero takes the free kick from outside the 18 yard box, but it's nowhere near high enough - over the wall and straight into the arms of Lloris.
Kylian Mbappe's first World Cup goal put France into the round of 16.
66' Advincula strikes now, from the near corner of the 18 yard box.
With Peru's record scorer Guerrero wasting a late free-kick, Didier Deschamps' squad safely held on to secure their place in the knockout stages.
Ricardo Gareca's side fell 1-0 loss to Denmark in the opening round of group play, in which the Danes clinched with a lone goal in the 59th minute.
- Peru are winless in their last eight World Cup matches (D2 L6), scoring just two goals in this run. France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was one of three opposing captains, along with Australia's Mile Jedinak and Denmark's Simon Kjaer, who signed a letter to Federation Internationale de Football Association supporting the lifting of the ban.