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Hungary-France: the Blues held in check in their 2nd Euro match (1-1)


Hot shot for the France team. Under the heatwave, the Blues stumbled Saturday, June 19 at the Euro against modest Hungary (1-1) and will have, to validate their place in the eighth, wait for their third match Wednesday against Portugal.

In the heat and fervor of the 55,998 people massed in the stands, including 5,700 French, the Blues suffered for more than an hour, struggling to develop their game and conclude their actions, like Antoine Griezmann (14th ), Kylian Mbappé (17th, 33rd) or Karim Benzema (31st). Led by the score, after conceding a goal a few seconds before half-time, the Blues, very disappointing, equalized thanks to a goal from Antoine Griezmann (66th).

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Hungary, a selection ranked 37th in the Fifa rankings and defeated 3-0 by Portugal on Tuesday, therefore achieved a small feat by keeping the powerful French world champions in check. You should have seen the Hungarians hugging each other on the pitch at the end of the game, aware of having achieved a great performance at home in Pool F, considered the “Group of death”.

The French’s next match, decisive for qualifying for the round of 16, will take place on Wednesday 23 June against Portugal.

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