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Euro qualifiers: Greece are the only team to take points off France 

France ended Euro 2024 qualifying with seven victories from eight after drawing 2-2 with Greece.

France ended Euro 2024 qualifying with seven victories from eight after drawing 2-2 with Greece.

Riveting Match in Athens:

Randal Kolo Muani of Paris St-Germain opened the scoring for France with a powerful shot, but Greece’s Anastasios Bakasetas swiftly responded with a stunning 20-yard volley. Fotis Ioannidis then guided a cross home, giving Greece the lead.

Dramatic Equalizers:

In response to Greece’s lead, Didier Deschamps, France’s coach, made a pivotal substitution, bringing on Kylian Mbappe. Mbappe assisted Youssouf Fofana’s goal, equalizing the score with 16 minutes remaining in the game.

Late Controversy:

With the match hanging in the balance, Kingsley Coman’s deflected cross nearly secured a late victory for France. However, despite the ball seemingly heading towards the goal, both the referee and video assistant referee concluded that it had not crossed the line, denying France the potential winning goal.

Outcome for the Visitors:

Although already qualified, France faced a fiercely contested match, culminating in a draw filled with late-game drama and controversial decisions.

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