Switzerland rode their luck to earn a 0-0 draw against a misfiring France to reach the knockout stage at a European Championship for the first time on Sunday as they finished second in Group A behind the hosts.
Les Bleus hit the woodwork three times, including two efforts by the impressive Paul Pogba and a spectacular strike from substitute Dimitri Payet.
Despite their failure to score, they still managed to top their section with seven points, two ahead of Switzerland.
In the group’s other game, which was played simultaneously, tournament debutants Albania finished third on three points after a surprise 1-0 win over …read more
Source: New Age