Euro 2024, France-Holland ends at 0-0. An Orange goal disallowed for offside

This is between France and Holland, the second match in Group D, the first 0-0 of this European Championship in Germany. In Leipzig, the two big names in continental football played a match rich in scoring opportunities, but the result only allowed the deadlock to be broken at the end. Good show but no goal in the first half. After a few seconds, the first opportunity found itself at the feet of orange winger Frimpong, Maignan stopping on a corner. Three minutes later, it was Griezmann's turn to challenge the opposing number 1. The most sensational action once again sees the Atletico Madrid striker as the protagonist, as he fails to intercept Kanté's pass in the small area, fed by Thuram. The match remained lively until the end of the first 45 minutes. The second half opened without substitutions and at a slower pace, with the teams less willing to reveal themselves. In France's best moment, after a great wasted opportunity from Antoine Griezmann in front of Verbruggen, the Netherlands threatened twice on the left with Gakpo. And it's Depay who turns at the entrance to the penalty area, challenging Maignan: on the rebound, he converts Xavi Simons into the net in the 68th minute. Referee Taylor, however, on the indication of the linesman and then the VAR, refuses Dumfries' goal for offside, which prevents the intervention of the French goalkeeper. In Group D, France and the Netherlands now have 4 points, closely followed by Austria with 3 points and Poland stuck with 0.


The Orange present themselves with a 4-3-3, and Ronald Koeman deploys Verbruggen on the field; Dumfries, De Vrij, Van Dijk, Aké; Schouten, Simons, Reijnders; Frimpong, Depay, Gakpo. The Blues also start with the 4-3-3: Maignan; Koundé, Saliba, Upamecano, Théo Hernández; Kanté, Tchouaméni, Rabiot; Griezmann, Thuram. Coach Deshamps does not risk Kylian Mbappé, who starts from the bench, after being injured during the match against Austria in which he fractured his nasal septum.

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