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World Cup holders France draw Belgium while Italy to face Spain in Nations League semi-finals

The draw for the UEFA Nations League finals has been conducted, with World Cup holders France set to square off against world number ones Belgium while hosts Italy face Spain next October. The European governing body rubber-stamped Milan and Turin as the cities set to welcome the second edition of the tournament's showpiece last four event on Thursday, confirming that the Group

France 4-2 Sweden: Giroud and Coman sends visitors to relegation

Kingsley Coman wrapped up a 4-2 win for France in the Nations League on Tuesday as he punished a Sweden side who were chasing an equaliser to retain League A status. Sweden sent goalkeeper Robin Olsen up for a late free-kick as they tried to salvage a draw that would have relegated Croatia, who lost 3-2 to Portugal, but Dejan Kulusevski's

Portugal 0-1 France: Kante book Finals place for Les Bleus

France booked their place in the Nations League Finals at the expense of holders Portugal as N'Golo Kante's second international goal secured a 1-0 win in Lisbon. The World Cup winners and the European champions came into Saturday's match tied on 10 points at the top of Group A3 through four matches, but the head-to-head

Croatia 1-2 France: Mbappe late show snatches Nations League win for Les Blues

France edged out Croatia 2-1 thanks to Kylian Mbappe's late effort in an end-to-end Nations League encounter. Buoyed on by a limited, albeit raucous, home crowd in Zagreb, Croatia looked well placed to push on when Nikola Vlasic cancelled out Antoine Griezmann's stunning eighth-minute opener. Mbappe failed to convert a gilt-edged chance soon after

France 7-1 Ukraine: Centurion Giroud celebrates his cap with a brace as resilient Les Blues see off visitors

Olivier Giroud celebrated his 100th cap with a double as France cruised to a 7-1 friendly win over Ukraine.  The Chelsea striker, named as captain for the game at the Stade de France, was in fine form for the reigning world champions.  Eduardo Camavinga broke the deadlock in the ninth minute with an exquisite opener, before Giroud lit up the game with

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