Antoine Griezmann is the hero for France as his double helps Les Bleus overcome a sluggish first half performance to down the Republic of Ireland Continue reading
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Video Griezmann second goal v Ireland | Giroud knockdown header assist
Here is Antoine Griezmann’s match winning goal against the Irish at Parc Olympique Lyonnais in today afternoon’s Round of 16 clash. Look at the work Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud does in the buildup, drawing both defenders and then assisting Griezmann with a perfect knockdown header Continue reading
Video Antoine Griezmann header goal v Ireland | Sagna cross | France 1-1
Here is a fantastic header from Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann to equalise for France in their Round of 16 clash against Ireland after Robbie Brady had given the visitors the lead through a controversial second minute penalty. Great cross from Sagna and equally good finish from Griezmann Continue reading
Video Robbie Brady penalty vs France | Shane Long Dive & Paul Pogba foul
First goal from today afternoon’s round of 16 clash, with referee Nicola Rizzoli controversially adjudging Paul Pogba to have fouled Shane Long, although it appeared that the latter dived to earn the penalty.
Robbie Brady converted the resultant spot kick Continue reading
France to face Republic of Ireland in the Round of 16
France will play the Republic of Ireland in the Round of 16 after the latter beat Italy last night to book their spot in the Round of 16 as one of the four best third placed teams.
The game between France and Ireland is the first meeting between the two teams since a controversial goal from Thierry Henry sealed Les Bleus’ passage to the 2010 World Cup.
The fixture will take place in Lyon on 26 June, with the winner advancing to a quarterfinal against the winners of England-Iceland.
Group A’s runners up, Switzerland will take on Poland in St.Etienne. Albania and Romania both failed to qualify.