France and the Netherlands half in a draw | EUROtoday

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HASfter an intense match to go blow for blow, the Blues and the Oranje half in a draw this Friday at Leipzig, Germany. The French staff, led this night by Antoine Griezmanntook the higher hand within the second half however failed to search out any fault within the Batavian protection.

She due to this fact doesn’t qualify immediately for the spherical of 16 and can face Poland – overwhelmed earlier within the day by Austria (1-3) – on June 25 on the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund, Germany.

“A very high level match”

“I have two occasions where it sticks with me, it’s a real shame,” stated Antoine Griezmann on the microphone of M6. This is what we’re lacking in these two matches, we’ve got to work. Defensively, tactically we had been good. We are lacking this objective for the attackers. Peace of thoughts: it is going to occur.”

For his half, Didier Deschamps mentions a restoration time shorter than that of the Netherlands: “We had 36 hours less recovery with a late return. Despite everything, we responded on an athletic level.” And added: “It was a very high level match, the only regret today is the efficiency,” declared the coach of the French staff. “We had at least five clear chances, we could have taken the advantage, even if the Netherlands had two or three too.”