France seal qualification to next round

France seal qualification to next round

Host nation, France became the first country to qualify for the next round of the Euro 2016. Antoine Griezmann and Dimitri Payet scored the goals as France beat Albania 2-0 to make it two wins from two.

France seal qualification to next round

Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring the opening goal against Albania

The result leaves France on a maximum of six points from their opening two games, with Albania bottom after two losses from two.

Switzerland are second after drawing 1-1 with Romania earlier in the day.

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France on the day threw more and more bodies forward, but Albania were unable to hold on as an unmarked Griezmann picked out the bottom corner of the net with a lovely header to make it 1-0 in the 90th minute and prove a point to his manager.

And Payet finished the game off with a clinical finish late in stoppage time to skew the scoreline in France’s favour.

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