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FRANCE vs ALBANIA – EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

FRANCE vs ALBANIA

FRANCE vs ALBANIA HEAD-TO-HEAD

France won their first 4 matches against Albania, but haven’t won in their last two, drawing 1 & losing the latest.

Albania’s only victory over France came in June 2015 – a 1-0 win.

Albania have scored three goals against France in six matches and never more than a goal in a match.

FRANCE

Les Blues have won 6, drawn 4 & lost 3 of their matches in Marseille.

They have played two European Championship matches at Marseille – winning 1 (3-2 in the 1984 semi-finals against Portugal) & losing 1 (2-0 to Czechoslovakia in 1960).

Their last six home matches in the European Championships have all resulted in wins.

Oliver Giroud has scored 8 goals in his last 6 start for the national team.

In their opening match against Romania, France did not register any shot on target in the first half. All five shots on target in that match came in the second half.

Dimitri Payet with eight chances created in the match against Romania only has three players ahead of him with more chances created in a Euro game.

ALBANIA

Albania, who go into the match against France on the back of two successive losses, haven’t lost three successive matches since October 2013.

Albania, along with Iceland, are the two teams making their major tournament debut at Euro 2016.

Captain Lorik Cana’s red card against Switzerland meant that Albania became the fourth nation to see a red card on their Euro debut.

Etrit Berisha’s six saves against Switzerland, were higher than the saves he made in any of the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

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