Tasty Euro final on the cards

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  • Saturday, 09 Jul 2016

From left: Frances forward Olivier Giroud, forward Kingsley Coman, defender Laurent Koscielny,forward Antoine Griezmann, midfielder Paul Pogba, defender Eliaquim Mangala, defender Samuel Umtiti, Frances goalkeeper Benoit Costil, midfielder Blaise Matuidi, goalkeeper Steve Mandanda and defender Patrice Evra celebrate after beating Germany 2-0 in the Euro 2016 semi-final football match between Germany and France at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille on July 7, 2016.France will face Portugal in the Euro 2016 finals on July 10, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

WHEN Euro 2016 got underway four weeks ago, France were installed as joint favourites. Part of their attraction was due to the fact they were chasing a third major football title at home.

To a great extent that appeal was borne out on Thursday when they sent the co-favourites of the European Championships – Germany – packing with a comprehensive and deserved 2-0 victory.

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