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FRANCE vs PORTUGAL EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 (FINAL)

FRANCE vs PORTUGAL

FRANCE vs PORTUGAL HEAD-TO-HEAD

France are unbeaten against Portugal in the last 10 matches between the teams.

France have won 18, drawn 1 & lost 5 matches against Portugal.

France last lost to Portugal in 1975 friendly in Paris.

France have also won their last three matches against Portugal at major tournaments. All these matches were at the semi-finals – Euro 1984, Euro 2000 & the 2006 World Cup.

FRANCE vs PORTUGAL STATS

PORTUGAL

Portugal hole the record for the most games (34) played at European Championships for a team that hasn’t won the tournament. If they beat France, this record will be England’s (31 matches).

Portugal are the first team to reach a European Championship final after finishing third in their group.

Portugal are unbeaten in 13 competitive matches under Fernando Santos – 8 wins.

All 9 of Cristiano Ronaldo’s European Championship goals have come from inside the penalty area. 5 of these goals have been headers.

FRANCE

France have won 3 of their last 4 finals at major tournaments. Their only loss was to Italy in the 2006 World Cup final.

They haven’t lost in their last 18 major tournament games on home soil – 16 wins, 2 draws.

With a win tonight, France would become 3-time European Champions alongside Germany and Spain.

11 of France’s 13 goals at EURO 2016 have come from the 42nd onwards.

France hold the record for the most goals at a single European Championship – 14 in 1984, one more than they’ve scored so far at this EURO.

Didier Deschamps could become the second man to win the European Championships both as a player and as a coach. Germany’s Berti Vogts was the first.

Antoine Griezmann could become the third French player to finish as the sole top-scorer at a major tournament after Just Fontaine (1958 World Cup) & Michel Platini (Euro 1984).

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