France beats Germany to reach Euro final

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UEFA Euro 2016 : Germany France
Euro 2016 : Germany 0-2 France 07/07/2016

MARSEILLE, Jul. 7, 2016 (AMP) — France 2016 : France reached the UEFA Euro final for the third time in their history with a 2-0 win against Germany (halftime: 1-0) on Thursday night at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille.

Antoine Griezmann scored dual goals

France dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by midfielder Antoine Griezmann in the 45th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Frenchs further widened their lead in the second period with another goal by Griezmann in the 72nd minute.

Fixtures and Results : Second stage

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Overview

Germany at the Euro

  • 3 titles (1972, 1980, 1996)
  • 12 appearances (first in 1972)
  • 13 participations in the qualifications (first in 1968)
  • Statistics: Champions (1972, 1980, 1996) Runners-up (1976, 1992, 2008)

France at the Euro

  • 2 titles (1984, 2000)
  • 9 appearances (first in 1960)
  • 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1960)
  • Statistics: Champions (1984, 2000) Fourth Place (1960)
2016 Euro Poster
Germany
0:2
France
0:2 (0:1)
  • 7 July 2016
  • 21:00
  • Marseille

Euro History

UEFA European Championship History

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