• International
  • Date: Tue 29 March 2011
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Stade de France

France vs Croatia


Team Lineups

France

1 Lloris
4 Rami
5 Mexes
13 Reveillere
22 Clichy
6 Matuidi
11 Nasri
15 Malouda
18 Diarra
10 Benzema
14 Menez
Substitutes
16 Mandanda
2 Sagna
3 Evra
7 Ribery
8 Gourcuff
9 Hoarau
12 Sakho
17 M'Vila
20 Gameiro
21 Remy
24 Koscielny
23 Carrasso

Croatia

12 Runje
3 Simunic
4 Lovren
5 Corluka
11 Srna
6 Pranjic
8 Vukojevic
10 Modric
19 Kranjcar
24 Perisic
20 Jelavic
Substitutes
1 Pletikosa
2 Strinic
7 Rakitic
13 Schildenfeld
14 Kalinic
16 Dujmovic
18 Vida
21 Petric
22 Badelj
23 Subasic

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - International

France

L W W D W W

Croatia

D D D

Live Text Commentary
94:26 +4.26
Substitution
 

Mamadou Sakho replaces Adil Rami.

91:45 +1.45
 

Yoann Gourcuff takes a shot. Stipe Pletikosa makes a save. Corner from left by-line taken by Yoann Gourcuff.

91:14 +1.14
 

Ognjen Vukojevic concedes a free kick for a foul on Yoann Gourcuff. Yoann Gourcuff takes the free kick.

89:42
 

Ivan Rakitic is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Yoann Gourcuff.

88:11
 

Ivan Rakitic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gael Clichy. Direct free kick taken by Yoann Gourcuff.

86:59
Substitution
 

Yoann Gourcuff comes on in place of Samir Nasri.

86:03
Substitution
 

Blaise Matuidi goes off and Yann M'Vila comes on.

85:13
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nikola Kalinic. Hugo Lloris takes the indirect free kick.

84:26
 

Shot from long range by Franck Ribery misses to the right of the goal.

82:53
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Franck Ribery by Domagoj Vida. Domagoj Vida goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Samir Nasri delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, save made by Stipe Pletikosa.

80:37
 

Vedran Corluka fouled by Anthony Reveillere, the ref awards a free kick. The referee cautions Anthony Reveillere for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Josip Simunic.

78:26
Substitution
 

Domagoj Vida joins the action as a substitute, replacing Darijo Srna. Inswinging corner taken by Samir Nasri.

75:23
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Franck Ribery by Darijo Srna. Darijo Srna shown a yellow card. Samir Nasri takes the direct free kick.

74:10
 

Corner taken by Samir Nasri from the left by-line.

73:06
Substitution
 

Karim Benzema goes off and Kevin Gameiro comes on.

72:40
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gael Clichy on Darijo Srna. Dejan Lovren takes the free kick.

69:49
Substitution
 

Mladen Petric comes on in place of Ivan Perisic.

67:11
 

Adil Rami has an effort at goal from outside the area striking the post. Alou Diarra goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

64:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Vedran Corluka on Adil Rami. Free kick taken by Adil Rami.

64:10
 

Darijo Srna gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Franck Ribery. Free kick crossed right-footed by Samir Nasri.

63:04
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Samir Nasri, Stipe Pletikosa manages to make a clearance.

61:04
 

Nikola Kalinic is caught offside. Free kick taken by Hugo Lloris.

57:35
Substitution
 

Corner taken right-footed by Samir Nasri from the right by-line, Headed effort on goal by Alou Diarra from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target. Franck Ribery on for Florent Malouda. Jeremy Menez leaves the field to be replaced by Loic Remy.

55:54
 

Darijo Srna concedes a free kick for a foul on Florent Malouda. Karim Benzema takes the free kick.

54:31
Substitution
 

(Croatia) makes a substitution, with Nikola Kalinic coming on for Nikica Jelavic.

53:02
 

Unfair challenge on Jeremy Menez by Niko Kranjcar results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jeremy Menez.

47:13 +2.13
 

Karim Benzema produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

45:03
Substitution
 

Stipe Pletikosa is brought on as a substitute for Vedran Runje.

45:02
Substitution
 

Ivan Rakitic comes on in place of Ivan Strinic. Shot from just outside the penalty area by Ivan Rakitic misses to the left of the target. Samir Nasri takes a shot. Blocked by Stipe Pletikosa.

42:18
 

Unfair challenge on Florent Malouda by Ognjen Vukojevic results in a free kick. Ognjen Vukojevic is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Alou Diarra.

41:37
 

Nikica Jelavic takes a shot. Save by Hugo Lloris.

40:26
 

Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Darijo Srna.

39:45
 

Anthony Reveillere gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ivan Strinic. Direct free kick taken by Ognjen Vukojevic.

39:04
 

Blaise Matuidi fouled by Ivan Perisic, the ref awards a free kick. Blaise Matuidi restarts play with the free kick.

37:18
 

The ball is swung over by Karim Benzema, save by Vedran Runje.

30:33
 

Foul by Philippe Mexes on Ivan Perisic, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Niko Kranjcar.

29:21
 

Dejan Lovren concedes a free kick for a foul on Karim Benzema. Dejan Lovren goes into the book. Samir Nasri takes the free kick.

27:33
 

Corner taken by Niko Kranjcar, Ognjen Vukojevic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Philippe Mexes. Philippe Mexes restarts play with the free kick.

24:53
 

Corner taken short by Samir Nasri. Adil Rami takes a shot. Save by Vedran Runje.

23:19
Substitution
 

Ivan Strinic comes on in place of Danijel Pranjic.

22:25
 

Josip Simunic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Karim Benzema. Direct free kick taken by Karim Benzema.

21:49
 

Blaise Matuidi takes a shot. Save by Vedran Runje.

18:57
 

Ognjen Vukojevic concedes a free kick for a foul on Samir Nasri. Samir Nasri restarts play with the free kick.

17:01
 

Ivan Perisic challenges Alou Diarra unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Philippe Mexes.

16:24
 

Anthony Reveillere is ruled offside. Vedran Runje restarts play with the free kick.

15:23
 

Corner taken right-footed by Darijo Srna, save made by Hugo Lloris.

14:32
 

Unfair challenge on Luka Modric by Alou Diarra results in a free kick. Darijo Srna takes the free kick.

12:18
 

The referee blows for offside against Nikica Jelavic. Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.

7:35
 

Florent Malouda challenges Vedran Runje unfairly and gives away a free kick. Vedran Runje takes the free kick.

4:44
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Florent Malouda. Vedran Runje takes the free kick.