Hosts France defeated the world champions Germany by 2–0 at Stade de France. Giroud and Gignac were the goal scorers of the game. Giroud scored the opening goal of the match after being set up by Anthony Martial. Andre Pierre Gignac extended the lead and made it 2–0 in 86th minute. Defeating Germany with a clean sheet, France have claimed that they are going to make the Euro 2016 competition tougher than ever before. This match will be remembered for one more reason as it was overshadowed by a series of attacks outside the stadium. Watch the video highlights of France Vs Germany friendly game below.
France Vs Germany 2–0 Video Highlights
Both teams had almost same possession with Germany having 52% and France with 48%. The world champions tried eight shots, but no one was on target, however France took 10 shots and had five on target.
The hosts played quite rough game with 13 fouls comparing to only four from the visitors. France’s Evra and Germany’s Volland picked up one yellow card each.
France Vs Germany Match Stats With Summary
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Line ups of both teams
France: Lloris, Sagna, Varane, Koscielny, Evra, Pogba, Diarra, Matuidi, Griezmann, Grioud, Martial
Substitutes: Jallet, Perrin, Cabaye, Ben Arfa, Gignac, Mangala, Mandanda, Digne, Sissoko, Coman, Schneiderlin, Costil
Germany: Neuer, Rudiger, Boateng, Hummels, Ginter, Khedira, Schweinsteiger, Hector, Gomez, Draxler
Substitutes: Mustafi, Rudy, Schurrle, Can, Volland, Kruse, Kramer, Gundogan, Leno, Trapp, Sane
Fans cane onto the pitch after deadly attacks outside the stadium
Fans who witnessed France’s victory over Germany immediately stepped onto the stadium after deadly attacks outside the Stade de France. From inside the stadium, three explosions were heard during the first half of the game.
#BREAKING Paris attacks toll soars to 35, a source close to the investigation says
— Agence France-Presse (@AFP) November 13, 2015
BBC Stated that “Three people were killed in an attack at the Stade de France with some reports suggesting a suicide blast. The deadliest attack appears to have targeted the Bataclan concert hall. The BBC’s Hugh Schofield says scores of ambulances have arrived at the scene, suggesting many victims inside.”
A photographer Ryu Voelkel told to Eurosport that “I heard two explosions from inside the stadium in the first half and then a third fainter one a few moments later. Everyone was moved to the pitch at full time. The atmosphere is quite calm but obviously only want to leave if it’s safe.”
Euro 2016 hosts France’s next game is scheduled to be play against England, but the it is believed that the game will be postponed.