LEADER OF GROUP H
Griezmann fails a penalty but shines in the France-Albania (4-1)
Published:8/09/2019 - 00:13h
Updated:8/09/2019 - 00:13h
France is again leader of the Group H of the qualifying stage for the Eurocup after winning against Albania. Griezmann failed a penalty but shined in Saint-Denis and Lenglet completed the 90 minutes
The FC Barcelona is very pending of the phase of classification for the Eurocopa 2020, and has received good news from Saint-Denis. After a trip unexpected does some months in Turkey, France is again leader of the Group H after golear home to Albania (4-1) and equalise to points to the otomanos and to the combined of Iceland, all with 12 units in the first five commitments.
After a first warned of Clément Lenglet, that could not concretise his head butt to the exit of a corner, did not take the venues in advancing thanks to Kingsley Eat, that took advantage of to perfection an exceptional pass of Raphaël Varane. The extreme of the Bayern of Munich traced the diagonal from the right band, surpassed to his pair by speed and in front of the pressure of the saga defined in front of the guardameta with a zurdazo raso and adjusted.
Us 'bleus' did not go down the piston and followed insisting, until Olivier Giroud bent the advantage to the half hour of game. Again, the central launched a sent crusader that prolonged Antoine Griezmann with a gesture of quality, to free to Lucas Hernández and that this gave a pass of the death to the nine, that did not forgive in front of an already beaten Thomas Strakosha.
The visitors did not attain to upset and suffered in excess with the hits of the Frenchmen, that insisted one and again by the left-handed lane. Another confined of the side by this side derived in a hole and an entrance precipitated of Mergim Mavraj, that committed a rigorous penalti that failed Griezmann. After seven previous tarpaulins, the one of Macon had to regret his first failure, since it tried to convert by the centre and with power but the crossbar escupió with violence his shot.
The error, in spite of everything, no desconcentró to the '7', that followed leading the French attack. The pupilos of Didier Deschamps accumulated occasions of danger without stopping, and after lucirse the cancerbero in front of Thomas Lemar and the ex of the Athletic, a centre raso of the attacker of the FC Barcelona arrived again near at hand of Eat that in the heart of the area finished point-blank to go up the 3-0 to the electronic.
The fans followed of party and did not stop to encourage until the 4-1 definite, that arrived with the targets of the debutante Jonathan Ikoné and of the Albanian Sokol Cikalleshi, east from the eleven metres. In hardly five minutes, a wall magistral with Nabil Fekir cost to the of the Lille to première his account scorer, whereas a demolish of Hugo Lloris allowed that the group directed by Edy Grille left with the so much of the honour.
Saturday agridulce for the players of the Barça
The players of the Barça, in spite of the triumph Frenchman, lived a Saturday agridulce, especially by the injury of Nélson Semedo. Although to Griezmann, Lenglet and Umtiti accompanied them the fortune, a pisotón of Aleksandar Kolarov left maltrecho to the Portuguese, that had to be withdrawn in stretcher of the meeting between Serbia and Portugal and could suffer a serious problem in his right ankle.