The 58-year-old told L’Équipe: "The two teams are very evenly-matched. Membre Messages : 10. Go France!". Les Bleus can now look forward to Sunday's final with Portugal. Incroyable #scenes #fra. Get your front row seat to the Bundesliga experience by signing up for our official newsletter: Manuel Neuer (r.) was beaten twice by the in-form Antoine Griezmann (l.) in Marseille. Just wide but it's a corner. Over in the Far East, FC Schalke 04's pre-season tour of China continues to excite the football-crazy locals, although the Royal Blues suffered defeat in their second friendly match of the trip. His effort is heading towards the far corner, but Lloris just manages to tip it over the crossbar. Maybe it is #FRA's night after all... #GERFRA. Antoine Griezmann is a man bang in form for France. Or that Germany are unbeaten in a tournament match against the hosts since they lost to England in 1966? Visited by more than five million people each year, Marseille sits on the Mediterranean Sea and enjoys glorious weather for most of the year. The goal before half time made it a lot easier for them. Mustafi has just entered the fray for Boateng but expect more changes from Joachim Löw within the next few minutes. Les Bleus pressed high up the pitch, but their passing was far from perfect. "This is why it is important that an experienced player like Bastian starts.". The Daily Mirror's Alex Richards thought it was a silly mistake from the veteran: Stupid from Schweinsteiger. Wow. Muller just couldn't reach a loose ball in the French box before Can fouled Griezmann close to the box, giving France another chance with a free-kick. "Kingsley Coman can cause problems for any defence in the world," believes the 46-year-old. Ancienne rédactrice/guide de FR-Minecraft #9 07/07/2016 22:47:13. Finland debutants shock France 2-0 (0:47) 32d Thomas Müller has shifted out to the right with Götze now playing as the lone striker. Joachim Löw stated Schweinsteiger is "will definitely start " in the absence of Sami Khedira. Joshua Kimmich's cross is just too long for Müller in the penalty area. Germany and France supporters have been engaging in some friendly banter in Marseille this afternoon. Germany vs France, Euro 2016 semi-final live: Griezmann fires France to Euro 2016 final vs Portugal with brilliant double ... nearly scores. Laurent Koscielny powered a header over Neuer's goal before Mario Gotze replaced Can, as Low pushed his men up the pitch. Just as I type, Mario Götze is being readied... Jerome Boateng has gone down with what looks like a thigh injury. 08.52 EDT. Tonight's match is the final hurdle for Germany as they seek a first appearance in a European Championship final since 2008. The Arsenal man has three goals in the tournament and is something of a lucky charm for his side: France midfielder Paul Pogba has issued a rallying cry to French supporters ahead of this evening's match: "Whoever doesn't get jump [in the stadium] tonight isn't French! The final chance of the match fell to Kimmich, but Lloris preserved the clean sheet with a great save. Germany under intense pressure in the opening stages at the Stade Velodrome, but they are defending well thus far. Click here for more on Dortmund's speedster. Antoine Griezmann a inscrit son deuxième but à la 72e pour la France face à l'Allemagne (2-0), en demi-finale de l'Euro-2016, jeudi à Marseille. France are as generally expected, with Moussa Sissoko the only real surprise in the line-up. Germany bowed out of UEFA EURO 2016 at the semi-final stage after a 2-0 defeat to tournament hosts France in Marseille on Thursday. It has been quite a journey for the 20-year-old. Or false nine - whichever you prefer. Indeed, he remains without a goal in ten European Championship matches stretching back to EURO 2012. He then beautifully played in Griezmann, whose strike was deflected over the goal. Have a read of who they are right here, and then let us know what you think! Germany bowed out of UEFA EURO 2016 at the semi-final stage after a 2-0 defeat to tournament hosts France in Marseille on Thursday. France are hungry for a third and Griezmann breaks free on the left, but his shot is straight at Neuer. Just a few minutes later, French keeper Hugo Lloris had to produce a great save to stop a Can volley from going in at his near post. He let Payet try his luck from France's last free-kick, but Paul Pogba wasn't letting anyone else have a go from Les Bleus' next set-piece. BBC Sport's Phil McNulty was enjoying the action on offer: Now Lloris saves well from Can down to his right. #GERFRa #EURO2016. We're off in Marseille! Can he make an impact? Can he break his duck this evening? Neuer punched the ball right into the path of Griezmann, who prodded his second of the match home from close range. The former left-back spent eight and a half years at FC Bayern and played close to 100 games for France, and he gave bundesliga.com an exclusive interview ahead of tonight's "special game". On the other side of the pitch, Mesut Ozil had a volley blocked, and Lloris tipped Schweinsteiger's rebound over the bar. Les Bleus sont entrés dans l'histoire ce soir, en élimant l'Allemagne en demi-finale de l'Euro. Former Bayern star Bastian Schweinsteiger is next to test Hugo Lloris in the France goal. Per Bleacher Report UK's Jonathan Johnson, the pitch conditions didn't help in that department: Stade Velodrome in horrendous pitch condition shocker... #GERFRA. Bastian Schweinsteiger comes off in place of Leroy Sane, who makes his tournament debut for Die Mannschaft. The city's stadium - the Stade Velodrome - has already hosted France once this tournament, with Les Bleus running out 2-0 victors over Albania in the group stages. Official UEFA EURO history. The atmosphere is absolutely electric... can Joachim Löw's troops silence the home faithful with an early goal? Griezmann to take... Olivier Giroud is through on goal. It's France versus Germany in the UEFA EURO 2016 semi-final. The home of France on BBC Sport online. France dominated possession in the early stages, putting real pressure on a German squad used to controlling the ball themselves. The most impressive thing is that Germany have not conceded a goal from open play yet. He didn't move fast either, prompting this tweet from Bleacher Report UK: #FRA fans watching Olivier Giroud. With no Hummels tonight, Jerome Boateng will have to be extra watchful when marking France striker Olivier Giroud. Kimmich loses the ball in midfield, allowing Pogba to stride forward, beat Mustafi and cross into the centre. AdrelaSs. Two years ago, Jonas Hector was watching Germany win the World Cup from his living room - now he's Joachim Löw's first-choice left-back and takes his place in the side for tonight's match having netted the decisive penalty in the shootout win over Italy in the last round. Head right here to find out all! The Bayern man cannot continue and Shkodran Mustafi is going to come on in his stead. The number one destination for live scores for football, cricket, tennis, basketball, hockey and more. Carbon copy of Neuer's earlier save. Griezmann and Blaise Matuidi set up a nice combination for the first real chance of the match, but German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer easily dealt with the latter's low strike. Season-by-season guide to the UEFA European Football Championship including matches, standings and video highlights. It's going to take something special to breach the French rearguard, but it's not like Germany haven't got the tools to produce something exceptional. As shared by Andrew Haslam of UEFA.com, Low thought his side were the better team: Low: "If you win 2-0 you deserve it. Joshua Kimmich almost makes up for his error with a sublime effort which grazes the outside of Hugo Lloris' post. We take a look at the 1. France captain Hugo Lloris will likely present the latter to Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger before kick-off tonight. Impressive in the quarter-final win over Iceland, Samuel Umtiti is set to keep his place in the starting line-up, despite Adil Rami’s return from suspension. For all you lucky people who like a moving line-up. Payet couldn't trouble Neuer after a swift counter, and Draxler couldn't work a ball past Samuel Umtiti at the near post. He doubled his tally after 72 minutes, booking a meeting with Portugal in the final on Sunday. saksa - ranska germany - franceallemagne - francegriezmann #7 scores 1-0 fanzone paris euro 2016 Neuer is almost at the half way line as he attempts to kick-start a late Germany recovery. Griezmann sent Neuer the wrong way from the penalty spot, handing his team the lead just before half-time. Löw seems to think so: "We have three players - Mario Gomez, Sami Khedira and Mats Hummels - whom we have to replace, which is not easy,"said the coach on Wednesday. Antoine Griezmann fired France to the final of UEFA Euro 2016 with a brace on Thursday, as the hosts beat reigning world champions Germany 2-0 in Marseille. France geared up for their upcoming Nations League games with a 2-0 home defeat against Finland as their 12-match unbeaten streak came to an end. #Euro2016 https://t.co/kfRj6Cu6bH. The ball is rolling again in Marseille... That is harsh on Germany, who shaded the first half in Marseille. 2-0 pour la France car c'est beau de croire en ses rêves ^^ Hors ligne. Germany's EURO 2016 hopes are hanging by a thread. You have to go back 18 years to the time when France last played a game of this magnitude on home soil - the FIFA World Cup final against Brazil in 1998. Realises he's a yard away, panics and throws himself in with his arm up. The attacking substitution we were all expecting as Mario Götze comes on for Emre Can. Die Mannschaft were swept up in the fast pace, and Julian Draxler ran into a booking after a needless challenge on Moussa Sissoko. Thomas Müller gets on the end of a low cross from the right but can't direct the ball on target. The city itself boasts a population of around 860,000 and was chosen as the second best destination on the planet by no less an observer than The New York Times. The Club Atletico de Madrid man has formed a formidable partnership with fellow attackers Olivier Giroud and Dimitri Payet, and has now scored four times at the tournament. Miguel Delaney of The Independent thought Les Bleus needed to make a change: If they are going to play on counter, and seems case, need Kante in there. As Euro 2016's official Twitter account shared, France manager Didier Deschamps opted to keep star midfielder N'Golo Kante on the bench, while Deschamps' German counterpart, Joachim Low, moved Thomas Muller to the striker position and introduced Liverpool's Emre Can: The teams are in... What an occasion it will be tonight. No chances to speak of as yet. France lead. Here's another reason why Germany will hope Thomas Müller's barren run in front of goal ends this evening: 15:44 - Lizarazu: 'Coman can hurt any defence'. voting for him as the cover star of EA Sports' FIFA '17, All the news and updates on your favourite club, Straight from the Bundesliga’s official editorial team. Ordinarily, Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus would be preparing to face France just like the rest of the Germany side, but fitness issues cruelly ruled him out of this tournament. Les Bleus will meet Portugal at the Stade de France on Sunday. Good morning everybody! "The shirts and the pennant are ready for the semi-final in Marseille this evening." is what they are calling today - a rallying cry to the French people and, quite appropriately, the second line of La Marseillaise, France's national anthem. France will play Portugal in Sunday's final. Anyway, Germany are on their way to the stadium as you can see in the tweet below. Germany once again took control of proceedings, and Deschamps responded by introducing Kante for Payet, adding some muscle to his midfield. Click here for our match report, and don't forget we have a dedicated mini-site to all the clubs involved in the #BLWorldTour. Antoine Griezmann, who has enjoyed an outstanding tournament, almost grabs the opener after neat interplay with Blaise Matuidi, but Manuel Neuer is down quickly with a strong left hand to palm the ball to safety. Or will Renato Sanches, Raphael Guerreiro and Vieirinha get their hands on the trophy? Season-by-season guide to the UEFA European Football Championship including matches, standings and video highlights. The first semi-final was, of course, played in Lyon on Tuesday night and won 2-0 by a Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Portugal against Wales, with FC Bayern München's Renato Sanches also impressing. ...and Germany appear to be running out of ideas too. And another chance for Germany as Emre Can forces Lloris into another smart stop. He’s a key player for them. The Manchester United man led with his arm in a duel with Evra and was unlucky to have the ball strike his hand, but the official behind the goal showed no mercy. Includes the latest news stories, results, fixtures, video and audio. As did the majority of fans inside the Stade Velodrome. We've got all you need to know about the Schalke youngster here. Not long to go now...! Then that finish from Griezy. Click here for the full interview with Lizarazu. France started the second half on fire, as Pogba picked out Giroud with a superb pass, only to watch his team-mate fire a shot right at Boateng. Keep track of the scores and scorers in all of UEFA's club and national-team competitions. The half ended on a controversial note, as referee Nicola Rizzoli awarded France a penalty after Schweinsteiger appeared to handle the box. If Löw does opt to use Weigl, he can rest assured that the player will not let the occasion get to him. Latest Germany news from Goal.com, including transfer updates, rumours, results, scores and player interviews. How about that? Germany captain Schweinsteiger no doubt has the experience required for a game of this magnitude, but does he have the required physical fitness? Joshua Kimmich almost pulled a goal back for his side shortly after, hitting the upright with a stunning curling shot, and Draxler fired a free-kick just wide of the post. Phew! Both teams started with plenty of energy, resulting in a nervy opening. Die Nationalmannschaft were impressive in beating Italy last time out. Enterprise . We missed a couple of chances, but we were missing that little bit of luck tonight. Come fan with us. This is developing into an excellent contest! Yet the Manchester United midfielder has played just twice for his club in 2016 and has only managed brief substitute appearances in four of Germany's five games at the tournament so far. ...but France pose a considerable threat on the counter with Payet and Sissoko difficult to stop when they get into their stride. dramatic penalty shoot-out against Italy in Bordeaux. They trail as the referee blows for the interval, but they have plenty of time to turn things around. Germany have a mountain to climb. Germany now appeared to take control of the contest, and Muller was furious when the official didn't award his team a free-kick or a penalty for a perceived foul from Paul Pogba on Toni Kroos on the edge of the box. We've got all you need to know about the Schalke youngster here. #EURO2016 #GERFRA https://t.co/TsYO1pM411. Just like the beginning of the first half, France have started the second on the front foot and Jerome Boateng is forced to block a goal-bound Griezmann shot within minutes of the restart. Plenty of French in that title, huh?! Re : [Euro 2016] Score France - Allemagne. Speaking to UEFA.com, Müller explained that the team are well aware of the threat France will pose this evening: He may not have found his shooting boots in France just yet, but here's a reminder of what Müller can do: Thomas Müller scored for Germany against France in a friendly in Paris back in February 2013 and netted 20 goals in the league in 2015/16, but he has struggled at the tournament so far. Si l'Allemagne a continué de faire circuler le ballon en seconde période, son jeu de passes s'est enrayé et s'est vite révélé assez stérile. Here on SofaScore livescore you can find all France vs Germany previous results sorted by their H2H matches. 20:40 - Is Aubameyang supporting Germany tonight? Per AS English, the possession stats had changed significantly: Germany bossing possession: 65:35 Payet strikes it... but he'll have to do a lot better to beat Neuer from that distance! ", Manuel Neuer: "I thought we were the better team. Last modified on Wed 17 May 2017. It's an all-Bundesliga back five for Germany as Manuel Neuer starts behind Joshua Kimmich, Benedikt Höwedes, Jerome Boateng and Jonas Hector. "Day of Glory!" Another excellent stop. FC Köln man's extraordinary rise to prominence. Les Français ne s'étaient plus imposés face à l'Allemagne en compétition … Footendirect.com vous aide dans vos paris sportifs sur Allemagne France avec des pronostics, les meilleures cotes, les compos... Allemagne France Euro le 7 juillet 2016. Great start to this game. Speaking of defenders, here's what former World Cup winner and European champion Marcel Desailly makes of his native France in defence: Former Borussia Mönchengladbach coach Lucien Favre, now in charge at OGC Nice in France's Ligue 1, says Germany will suffer without the suspended Mats Hummels at the back. Commiserations to Joachim Löw and his players. Neuer fails to clear and Antoine Griezmann prods the loose ball into the empty net. After a goalless 90 minutes against Luis Felipe Scolari's Guangzhou Evergrande FC, Sidney Sam's miss from the spot mean Schalke were beaten 5-4 on penalties. Sissoko bombs forward once more on the left-hand side and tries to find Giroud in the centre, but Höwedes is there to clear. Germany's first chance came thanks to a smart pass from Can, who isolated Thomas Muller in a promising position. Will he be able to combat the likes of Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Blaise Matuidi? If we’d have gone in level at the break it would have been close right until the end. Superb stop! Sami Khedira is injured while Mats Hummels is suspended. SB Nation is the largest independent sports media brand, consisting of SBNation.com, MMAFighting.com and over 300 fan-centric team communities. The Atletico Madrid man opened the score just before half-time from the penalty spot after Bastian Schweinsteiger gave away a silly penalty for a hand ball. Germany's champions are still extremely well represented at the EUROs... ...that it was on this day that Germany won the 1974 World Cup? What's not to like? Head coach let go the day after holding Man City to 1-1 draw, Sam Allardyce favorite to take over, Tuchel hopes Neymar can face Lille on Sunday, says it’s ‘not impossible’ PSG star could return before winter break (Goal). Griezmann steps up and sends Neuer the wrong way. A 2-0 defeat is very harsh on us. https://t.co/TngB89L2PE. His shot missed the mark by some distance, however. Germany head coach Joachim Löw: "We dominated the opposition for the whole match. A poor back-pass from Matuidi gifted Muller possession with space to run, but he found himself alone against several defenders and couldn't trouble Lloris with a shot from distance. We ran the rule over five players we think could be key for Germany tonight. On the other side of the pitch, Patrice Evra found Griezmann inside the box, but his shot hit the side netting. Laurent Koscielny and Samuel Umtiti have not put a foot wrong so far tonight. Superb from Pogba. But just as their attack started to gather steam, Die Mannschaft suffered a big blow, as Jerome Boateng suffered an apparent non-contact injury and needed a replacement. RESUME FRANCE - ALLEMAGNE 2018 - L'équipe de France de foot a dû batailler pour battre l'Allemagne sur le score de 2-1, grâce à un but de la tête et un penalty de Griezmann. Re : [Euro 2016] Score France - Allemagne. [Benedikt] Höwedes is a good player, but it’s not the same.". Mustafi blasted a volley high over the bar, and Howedes went a little closer with a powerful header. The second goal fell just seconds later, as Pogba took advantage of a huge defensive miscue to lob a cross into the box. This France defence looks watertight, though. Payet and Pogba are standing over the ball around 30 metres from goal. Is tonight the night for Leroy Sane? I can’t blame my players for their efforts, though. Here are five reasons why we think they can get past France tonight. Handball by Schweinsteiger. Pogba tried his luck this time, but once again, Neuer picked his position well and easily saved. #FRA have a great side, but #GER were the better team today." Per Johnson, this aided France's bid to qualify for the final quite a bit: Boateng is done for #GER. We're getting a bit excited. Benedikt Höwedes crosses for Kimmich, whose header is saved by Lloris. L'ouverture du score de Griezmann a tout changé. Die Mannschaft barely threatened Les Bleus until Griezmann scored his second goal, and the final result was never in doubt. Moments later Julian Draxler slams a free-kick from distance wide of the target. We're into the second of four minutes of stoppage time. 2016, France, sport, Football, marrant, drapeau, championnat d'europe, Allemagne, em, or rouge noir, drapeau allemagne Public Domain It took the referee a while to point to the spot, but replays suggest it was the correct decision. ... Germany vs France live score and goal updates from the Euro 2016 … the reasons Germany will beat France this evening... Griezmann's goal that knocked them out of the UEFA Champions League. Their team is well-drilled, they defend very well. Griezmann nearly completed his hat-trick after 85 minutes, but Toni Kroos returned just in time to force him to his weaker right foot. Umtiti, who will complete a move from Olympique Lyonnais to FC Barcelona after the tournament, will partner Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny at the heart of France’s defence, according to French media. It was European Capital of Culture in 2013 and a certain Zinedine Zidane - maybe a cultural icon in his own right - was born there. Benedikt Howedes produced a last-ditch tackle to block a shot from Olivier Giroud, who perhaps should have played in Griezmann instead. But who is the 1. Official UEFA EURO history. Neuer easily saved a free-kick from Dimitri Payet after 25 minutes—the only real chance France had been able to muster after that fast start. The Juventus ace tries strikes the ball well enough, but Neuer is equal to it once more. Get the latest France news, scores, stats, standings, rumors, and more from ESPN. Les Bleus, plus performants dans la récupération, très efficaces devant, ont peu à … Northern Ireland are backing their Group C rivals to reach the final this evening. Antoine Griezmann fired France to the final of UEFA Euro 2016 with a brace on Thursday, as the hosts beat reigning world champions Germany 2-0 in Marseille. Will Kingsley Coman come out on top? Get your team aligned with all the tools you need on one secure, reliable video platform. The Velodrome itself is a stunning arena - with a capacity of 67,000 - and usually home to Olympique Marseille, one of France's biggest clubs. He also said he expects France to beat Portugal: Les Bleus have won major tournaments on home soil before and enter Sunday's final without any real injury concerns or suspensions. Well, he thought he was. The ball lands at the feet of Julian Draxler, but the Wolfsburg man can't control it and France manage to clear before Müller can get his toe on it. Weigl narrowly avoided relegation to the third tier just over a year ago, but his composure and qualities on the ball have turned him into a mainstay of the Dortmund side. Aaarrrgggghhhh. L'Endroit Batignolles, Paris Picture: Soirée Foot France Allemagne 2016 - Check out Tripadvisor members' 50,003 candid photos and videos of L'Endroit Batignolles France are of course the host nation, while Germany will be looking to take the double after winning the 2014 World Cup. Here are five reasons why we think they can get past France tonight. The disappointment may take a few days to subside, but Germany can look back on their achievements in France with a great deal of pride. dedicated mini-site to all the clubs involved in the #BLWorldTour, Jonas Hector was watching Germany win the World Cup from his living room, Click here for the full interview with Lizarazu. You can decide for yourself who the better fans are... Former Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn admits that he'd rather this game be played on Sunday in Paris. France Germany live score (and video online live stream*) starts on 15 Jun 2021 at 19:00 UTC time in European Championship, Group F - Europe. Who are Schalke playing on Matchday 1 of the new Bundesliga season? Surely Reus gets your vote? Yet regardless of Germany's result this evening, you can give him another reason to celebrate by voting for him as the cover star of EA Sports' FIFA '17. But Benedikt Höwedes recovers in time to make a sensational tackle and clear the ball for a corner, which comes to nothing. Hugo Lloris was scampering across his goalline though... the Tottenham Hotspur keeper will have been relieved to see that trickle past the post. Today's front cover of French football daily L'Équipe has tapped into the bubbling sense of anticipation ahead of tonight's match. FC Köln left-back who watched the 2014 FIFA World Final from the comfort his sofa? Find out more here. We heard earlier from Marcel Desailly, and now we can bring you the views of another Frenchman, one more well known to Bundesliga supporters: Bixente Lizarazu. All the latest English Premier League , Serie A , La Liga , livescore cz and Champions League football scores, alongside cricket , tennis , basketball and hockey scores from LiveScore, the number one flash score service for sport. 20:25 - The Germany line-up in video format. Or that tonight's referee is the same man who presided over their victory over Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final? It has been quite a journey for the 20-year-old. But all in all, France's defence survived the onslaught rather easily. With two hours until kick-off, it is high time to get a bit of background on Marseille - host city for tonight's encounter. Germany's six-strong Bayern contingent will also not have forgotten Griezmann's goal that knocked them out of the UEFA Champions League at the semi-final stage back in May. With Mats Hummels watching on because of a suspension, Shkodran Mustafi made his way onto the pitch instead. He's up against James Rodriguez (Real Madrid CF), Anthony Martial (Manchester United FC) and Eden Hazard (Chelsea FC). The match turned on the penalty, as Germany had been the better side up until that point. On paper, Portugal shouldn't present as much of a challenge as Germany did, and Deschamps and his troops will love their chances of finishing the job. It was - against all odds - Jonas Hector who came to Germany's rescue in that dramatic penalty shoot-out against Italy in Bordeaux on Saturday night. Defensively, the hosts started the match solidly, not giving Die Mannschaft any space to work with. Today is the big day: Germany versus France for a place in the UEFA EURO 2016 final on Sunday. Low's troops calmed down soon after and returned to their patient buildup approach. We’ve had a very good tournament, but it’s horrible to go out like this.". Germany have played like world champions. Germany throwing the proverbial kitchen sink at France. Thomas Müller leads the line with Julian Draxler expected to start on the left. Laurent Koscielny, who has been superb this evening, heads just over Manuel Neuer's crossbar. They’re going to miss Hummels though. France’s Paul Pogba celebrates reaching the Euro 2016 semi-finals, after beating Iceland 5-2 at Stade de France. He's been arguably Germany's best player at the tournament so far, and Jerome Boateng sounds like he's in the mood.