The world champion was superior to Hungary, who resisted thanks to the support of 60,000 fans (1-1)
Dembélé, who entered the second half as a shock, was replaced by some discomfort.
The Hungarian national team surprised the french when he started a draw this Saturday (1-1) in his match on the second day of group F of the Eurocup, played in Budapest with 60,000 viewers in the stands.
Attila Fiola he became the hero of Hungary when he overtook his own, behind a good wall with Roland Sallai, just before the break (m. 45), while the azulgrana Antoine Griezmann achieved the goal of the French tie (m. 66) after a good action from Mbappe.
The world champion was clearly superior to the Magyar block, especially in the first half, in which she missed several times. The madridista Benzema it was not particularly successful. Instead, the Hungarian box scored on its first chance.
– UEFA EURO 2020 (@ EURO2020) June 19, 2021
In minute 59, Dembélé, which had just come in for a shutdown Rabiot, crashed a ball into the post on the first arrival in the area. The Barcelona player had to leave the field in 87 due to a muscle injury.
The French draw came on a lucky play. Cries took a very long goal kick that the Hungarian defense could not stop, the ball reached Mbappe, who crossed low, but after a rejection of a defender the ball was dead and Griezmann dialed at pleasure.
Hunt for Platini
This is the Griezmann’s seventh goal in a final phase of a European Championship, tying with English Alan Shearer, and only behind Platini with nine and Cristiano Ronaldo with eleven.
The game was after a round trip, with the Hungarians looking for their options and without speculating with the score, trying to play, despite their limitations, and standing up to the world champions.
Another vertigo play by Mbappé on the left inside the area ended with a shot that Gulacsi rejected. Again, as against Portugal, the goalkeeper of RB Leipzig He was one of the best of his team and essential to start a historic draw.
Hungary, 1; France, 1
Hungary: Gulácsi; Botka, Orbán, Szalai A .; Négo, Kleinheisler (Lovrencsics, m. 84), Nagy, Schäfer (Cseri, m. 75), Fiola; Szalai Á. (Nikolic, m. 26) and Sallai.
France: Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Kimpembe, Digne; Pogba (Tolisso, m. 76), Kanté, Rabiot (Dembélé, m. 57 (Lemar, m. 87)); Benzema (Giroud, d. 76), Griezmann and Mbappé.
Goals: 1-0, m. 45+: Fiola; 1-1, m. 66: Griezmann.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.