Published time: 10 Jul, 2016 18:00Edited time: 10 Jul, 2016 19:00
France’s forward Antoine Griezmann (L), Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo. © AFP / Reuters
The first half is underway in the Euro 2016 final between Portugal and host-nation France. See below for our live updates on all the action from the Stade de France.
10 July 2016
Ronaldo is down again, he appears distraught, not sure he can continue…
Good battle between Pogba for France and Carvalho for Portugal in the center of midfield. Carvalho shakes off the Frenchman before pressing forward, but the ball runs out. That duel will be key for both teams.
France really dictating possession, Portugal are feeding off scraps at the moment and can’t get hold of the ball.
The first rendition of La Marseillaise rings out from the fans around the Stade de France.
France dominating possession at the moment – Portugal seem to be happy to let them play in their own half.
Ten minutes played – tense so far with half-chances for both sides.
Ronaldo is back on the pitch after receiving treatment. A relief for Portugal.
Chance for France! The cross comes into the box for Griezmann, but his header is tipped over by Patricio.
Patricio also gathers Giroud’s header from the resulting corner.
Ronaldo is down and looks in a lot of pain. He took a knock from Payet in the center of the pitch.
France power forward, the ball falls to Griezmann on the left-hand side of the box, but he lashes wide of Rui Patricio’s goal.
Source: Daily News