The Euro is already over for the Blues. At the end of a completely crazy meeting (3-3, 5-4 tab), France was eliminated from the competition in the round of 16 by Switzerland, Monday, June 28. Our consultant, Éric Roy, analyzes the six goals of the evening in 3D.
15e minute : Zuber clears Pavard, Seferovic concludes with his head
The first goal of the meeting comes from the first quarter of an hour, while France is still struggling to get into its match. Steven Zuber takes advantage of the spectator attitude of Benjamin Pavard in the right lane to cross from the penalty spot in the area. Haris Seferovic is recovering, takes over Clément Lenglet and places a header in the small right net of Hugo Lloris.
57th minute: Benzema, author of a technical gesture of great class, allows the Blues to return to the score
Kylian Mbappé serves Karim Benzema badly in the box. On an impressive technical gesture, the French center forward manages to control the ball and continues to conclude his action with an outside left foot.
59th minute: Benzema heads up, the France team goes ahead
Kingsley Coman, entered in the second half, serves Antoine Griezmann in the box, who plays one one two with Kylian Mbappé. On an extraordinary technical gesture, the French number 10 offers a decisive pass to his teammate, first deflected at the far post, before being taken by the head by Karim Benzema.
75th minute: the French think they will make the break on a masterful strike from Pogba
Fifteen minutes from the end of the game, Paul Pogba took advantage of Karim Benzema’s counter strike to control the ball with a touch and clean Yann Sommer’s skylight, on a magnificent curled shot that ended its trajectory at the far post.
81st minute: Seferovic secures a brace and cuts the gap for Switzerland
While the match seemed to be folded to the advantage of the French, Kingsley Coman lost the ball in the opposing box. Kevin Mbabu, on recovery, crosses quietly into the box for Haris Seferovic, who scores a powerful header. Raphael Varane, marking, and Hugo Lloris are largely beaten.
90th minute: Gavranovic allows Switzerland to snatch extra time
A new defensive error sends the French into overtime. Granit Xhaka serves Mario Gavranovic in the middle of the race, who dismisses Presnel Kimpembe on a hook and continues with a very nice cross strike with the right foot.