France drew with Portugal in the last match of the group stage (2:2). As a result, she maintained her first position in the group and will play against Switzerland in the round of 16.
Coach Didier Deschamps is satisfied with the result. “It was a big fight and it was not easy at all. We gave them two goals from a mistake. We tried to win and we didn’t care. We were at the top of the group and this is the best position. We need to appreciate and recover. Now a brand new start to the game,” he told Bein Sports after the game.
This French expert has achieved great success. This is the fourth time he has represented the national team in a major event, and led the team to the group first in every game.
Karim Benzema won the title of game player and scored two goals. “I never doubted myself. I know the expectations are high and I am glad I was right,” he said after the meeting.