11/VI/2012 @ 12:20PM
Location: Donbass Arena in Donetsk, Ukraine
At the present time, England and France are facing each other in their Group D Tournament. While The Premier League Insider predicts an English victory, there are others who think otherwise.
The reason why people thought that France may win is secondary to their reorganization efforts. The result has been a 21 match winning streak for the French.
England appears to be in possession of the ball and was close to scoring. The French have been attempting to deal with England with some success and at times no.
The AFP has reported incidents of racial abuse on the part of the supporters of the Russian Euro 2012 squad. It is hoped that Russia can contain itself when they face Poland on Tuesday.
The AFP also reported that UEFA charged the Football Association of Germany because of fans throwing missiles. UEFA also accused the Football Association of Portugal for delaying in the second half of the Germany VS Portugal match.
11/VI/2012 @ 12:30PM
The match remains scoreless without any significant movement on the part of both teams. The surprise end to the boredom comes in the form of a free kick from Steve Gerard.
Joleon Lescott who is one of the central defenders uses his head to land the first goal of the match. At the present time, England 1-0 France.
The first half has fifteen minutes to go with England hoping to hold on to its lead. Can England maintain its lead?
11/VI/2012 @ 12:35PM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain receives a yellow card for committing a foul against the French Euro squad member Mathieu Debuchy. The possibility exists that the referee may be against the English.
11/VI/2012 @ 12:40PM
Samri Nasry receives help from his teammate Franck Ribeiry. Nasry receives the ball and then shoots inside the goal area.
The score is now England 1-1 France. The match is now becoming very interesting.
11/VI/2012 @ 12:47PM RECAP AND FINAL SCORE
The first half started slow but increased the pace and tone with both teams vying for possession.
In the end, England manage to have possession and score with a goal by Lescott. The French did not allow themselves to cede ground.
Nasry responded with an equalizer for the French Euro Squad. Half Time Score England 1-1 France.