• Euro 2012 Qualifying
  • Date: Fri 25 March 2011
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Josy Barthel Stadium
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France

France

Mexes 27"

Gourcuff 71"

Luxembourg vs France


Team Lineups

Luxembourg

1 Joubert
3 Blaise
4 Hoffmann
5 Schnell
17 Mutsch
8 Bettmer
10 Payal
14 Laterza
18 Krogh Gerson
7 Leweck
13 Joachim
Substitutes
12 Oberweis
2 Martino
9 Da Mota Alves
11 Collette
15 Plein
19 Bukvic
20 Kettenmeyer

France

1 Lloris
2 Sagna
3 Evra
4 Rami
5 Mexes27"
8 Gourcuff71"
11 Nasri
15 Malouda
17 M'Vila
7 Ribery
10 Benzema
Substitutes
16 Mandanda
12 Sakho
13 Reveillere
14 Menez
18 Diarra
20 Gameiro
21 Remy

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Euro 2012 Qualifying

Luxembourg

D D D L L L L

France

L W W W W D


Live Text Commentary
90:08 +0.08
Substitution
 

Jacques Plein joins the action as a substitute, replacing Charles Leweck.

87:41
 

Karim Benzema is caught offside. Charles Leweck takes the indirect free kick.

86:16
 

Franck Ribery takes a shot. Jonathan Joubert makes a save. Effort from deep inside the area by Karim Benzema misses to the right of the target.

82:02
Yellow card
 

Gilles Bettmer fouled by Yann M'Vila, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Mario Mutsch a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Strike comes in from Mario Mutsch from the free kick.

81:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Da Mota Alves on Florent Malouda. Free kick taken by Florent Malouda.

80:11
 

Centre by Daniel Da Mota Alves.

78:48
 

Samir Nasri fouled by Ben Payal, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Samir Nasri, save by Jonathan Joubert.

77:10
 

Karim Benzema produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

74:46
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Yoann Gourcuff. Indirect free kick taken by Jonathan Joubert.

71:32
Goal
 

Yoann Gourcuff grabs a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Luxembourg 0-2 France.

69:37
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Schnell on Franck Ribery. Franck Ribery produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Lars Krogh Gerson goes off and Daniel Da Mota Alves comes on.

68:27
 

The ball is sent over by Bacary Sagna.

65:49
 

Shot by Karim Benzema from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

65:04
 

Florent Malouda is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Jonathan Joubert.

64:21
 

Corner taken by Florent Malouda, Adil Rami takes a shot. Jonathan Joubert makes a save.

63:15
 

Gilles Bettmer takes a shot. Blocked by Bacary Sagna.

62:45
 

Mario Mutsch fouled by Franck Ribery, the ref awards a free kick. Mario Mutsch crosses the ball in from the free kick, Adil Rami manages to make a clearance.

59:00
 

Florent Malouda is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jonathan Joubert.

53:39
Substitution
 

Massimo Martino on for Tom Laterza.

51:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Philippe Mexes on Tom Laterza. Eric Hoffmann delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, save made by Hugo Lloris.

49:38
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Karim Benzema. Free kick taken by Jonathan Joubert.

47:06
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Florent Malouda by Tom Schnell. Samir Nasri delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save made by Jonathan Joubert.

45:33 +0.33
 

Samir Nasri delivers the ball, Guy Blaise manages to make a clearance.

45:41
 

Philippe Mexes fouled by Aurelien Joachim, the ref awards a free kick. Philippe Mexes takes the free kick.

45:16 +0.16
 

Florent Malouda takes a shot. Save made by Jonathan Joubert.

44:25
 

Aurelien Joachim takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

43:24
 

The ball is crossed by Patrice Evra, Eric Hoffmann makes a clearance.

42:43
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lars Krogh Gerson on Florent Malouda. Free kick taken by Patrice Evra.

41:03
 

Karim Benzema takes a shot. Save by Jonathan Joubert.

40:40
 

Philippe Mexes concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Payal. Free kick crossed by Gilles Bettmer, clearance by Yoann Gourcuff.

39:55
 

Inswinging corner taken by Florent Malouda from the right by-line, Eric Hoffmann makes a clearance.

39:02
 

Yoann Gourcuff decides to take the corner short. Bacary Sagna takes a shot. Save by Jonathan Joubert.

37:59
 

Florent Malouda decides to take a short corner.

35:23
 

Corner taken by Yoann Gourcuff.

32:58
 

A cross is delivered by Patrice Evra, clearance by Guy Blaise.

32:12
 

Mario Mutsch sends in a cross, clearance by Philippe Mexes.

31:26
 

Unfair challenge on Mario Mutsch by Yann M'Vila results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mario Mutsch.

28:18
 

Patrice Evra gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Payal. Tom Schnell restarts play with the free kick.

26:52
Goal
 

Foul by Tom Laterza on Florent Malouda, free kick awarded. Centre by Samir Nasri, Philippe Mexes scores a headed goal from close in. Luxembourg 0-1 France.Assist on the goal came from Samir Nasri.

26:28
 

The ball is swung over by Florent Malouda, Guy Blaise manages to make a clearance.

25:52
 

Effort from 35 yards by Ben Payal missed to the right of the net.

25:08
 

Adil Rami challenges Aurelien Joachim unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Eric Hoffmann, clearance made by Adil Rami.

20:56
 

The referee blows for offside. Jonathan Joubert takes the free kick.

18:48
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Patrice Evra. Free kick taken by Jonathan Joubert.

17:53
 

Bacary Sagna delivers the ball, Shot from close range by Florent Malouda clears the bar.

16:22
 

Karim Benzema is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Jonathan Joubert.

14:38
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Franck Ribery by Eric Hoffmann. Yoann Gourcuff delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Tom Laterza manages to make a clearance.

12:46
 

A cross is delivered by Tom Laterza.

12:07
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Laterza by Patrice Evra. Tom Schnell takes the free kick.

9:11
 

Yoann Gourcuff gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aurelien Joachim. Eric Hoffmann takes the free kick.

7:21
 

Foul by Yoann Gourcuff on Ben Payal, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Gilles Bettmer, Hugo Lloris makes a save.

7:08
 

The ball is delivered by Bacary Sagna, Eric Hoffmann makes a clearance.

3:09
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Yoann Gourcuff, clearance by Mario Mutsch.

1:13
 

Aurelien Joachim fouled by Philippe Mexes, the ref awards a free kick. Gilles Bettmer crosses the ball, Lars Krogh Gerson takes a shot. Hugo Lloris makes a comfortable save.