Portugal – France (0-0, 3-5 in tabs): Blues' semi-final qualification summary

Portugal – France (0-0, 3-5 in tabs): Blues' semi-final qualification summary


End of life

That's the end of this life. See you tomorrow for the other two quarter-finals (England-Switzerland and Netherlands-Turkey). Good night!


Conde talks about sanctions

“I haven't taken a penalty since I was under-19. It's a move I do a lot at Barcelona in training. Naturally, I asked the coach if I could take it. It worked for me. But I won't say more, if we find ourselves in this situation again. »


First in history

France are the first team in Euro history to qualify for the quarter-finals without scoring a goal in qualifying and without conceding a goal in the match either.


The last fourth square in the Deschamps era

Didier Deschamps' sixth major trophy at the helm of the Blues: fourth qualification to the semi-finals. The first three were victorious.


Dembele man of the match

Upon his return during the match, Ousmane Dembele was named Man of the Match.


William Saliba is satisfied

William Saliba (M6): “It wasn't an easy game. We suffered a lot against one of the best teams in the tournament. Thanks to Mike who kept us in the game. We stayed alert and knew how to manage things. I hope we go all the way. Since the beginning of the competition, we had the opportunity to be strong. When we didn't do the job, Mike saved us. In five games, we kept four clean sheets. We didn't score many, but that will come. I didn't expect to start the Euros. The coach trusted me. I have good competition, but it's not over yet!”


Successful baptism of fire for Barcola and Conde




Farha Minyan and Hernandez

Milan teammates showed their joy at the end of the penalty shootout (Reuters/Wolfgang Rattay).


Blues avoid fate

This is the first penalty shootout win for the Blues since the 1998 World Cup quarter-final against Italy. Since then, the Blues have lost their last three tournaments (Italy 2006, Switzerland 2021 and Argentina 2022).


Hernandez qualifies for the Blues (5-3)

It's over, the Blues will face Spain on July 9.

Mendes keeps hope alive (4-3)

Break thanks to Barcola (4-2)

Felix on the job!! (3-2)

Job for Felix!! Blues still on top.

Kounde back in front (3-2)

Habs shoot into the top corner.

Silva equalizes (2-2)

The penalty kick was very well executed.

Fofana scores his goal (2-1)

Ronaldo draws (1-1)

With several stops, draw.

Dembele's goal (1-0)

Parisian takes Costa on the wrong foot.

Dembele will shoot first

Portugal fires in front of their cup

Cristiano Ronaldo won the toss against N'Golo Kante.

120' – Penalty kicks

That's the end of overtime. It's time for penalties, which never worked for the Blues.

119' – Vitinha goes off before penalties

The Parisian was replaced by Matheus Nunes.

117' – Penalty for Ronaldo

Ronaldo makes a mistake in an attacking corner and relies on Dayot Upamecano.

115' – Barcola tries but misses

Barcola pushes away two players on the left and enters the area. He tries to shoot from the left from a tight angle. Without success.

112' – Dembele in front again!

Classic. Ousmane Dembele enters with his left foot after a beautiful shot but the ball does not reach the goal, the ball is over the top!

110'-Ronaldo offside

The Portuguese went too deep too early. Theo Hernandez was back anyway.

108' – Felix misses the goal

The Portuguese's header hits the far post. The ball ends up in the wrong side of the net.

106' – Second period

Kounde saves Mendes to save Portugal counterattack.

105' – Mbappe goes off and is substituted.

The Blues captain gives him the armband. Bradley Barcola replaces him.

105' – End of the first half

Only 15 minutes left before the penalty shootout.

104' – New low time

Portugal are relentless in their rotation. The Blues, arranged in a 4-1-4-1, are waiting for their chance on the counter-attack.

103' – Imperial Upamecano

The Frenchman throws himself in and blocks Leao's shot which he puts in the penalty area. Relief for the Blues.

101' – Portugal without any risk

The Lusitanians rotate the ball from right to left and wait for a fault to occur between the Blues.

99' – Nice start for the tri-colour ball.

Maignan comes out on Upamecano who finds Kanté. The centre beats Dembele with one touch. But Nuno Mendes wins the duel on the side.

96' – Fofana's hand

Monaco intercept the ball and throw themselves in, but Portugal regain the skin due to a hand from the middle.

94'-France is not the favourite

93' – Ronaldo sends the ball over the bar.

Francisco Conceicao goes past Hernandez and crosses for Ronaldo, who misses the target.

92' – Portugal takes possession of the ball.

As was the case for most of the match, France's level remained somewhat low.

91' – Start of extra time

Youssef Fofana is back

Monaco replaces Eduardo Camavinga.

90'+3 – Extension

That regulation time is over. It's time for two 15-minute periods – and maybe more – to decide who will join Spain in the semi-finals.

90'+1 – Mbappe is not fit

New attempt next to the Blues. Mbappe doesn't fit in the area.

90' – Pepe intervenes

After a 50m race with Thuram, Pepe blocks the ball for a corner kick! Solid.

88' – Kante shoots from distance

At the end of the transition period, Kante is found from a distance and fires a shot at Costa.

86' – Ronaldo misses a free kick

The ball ends up in the wall. But the Portuguese get a corner kick in the next action. This leads to nothing.


Blues to secure semi-final spot

Kylian Mbappé's teammates face Portugal on Friday evening (9pm) in Hamburg in the quarter-finals of Euro 2024.

In this encounter, Didier Deschamps will be without the suspended Adrien Rabiot. The coach decided to include Eduardo Camavinga instead of him and give a chance to Randal Kolo Muani in attack instead of Thuram.

Blues Formation

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