Monday 26 September 2016

Ireland 1 France 2: Gallant effort at Euro 2016 ended by Antoine Griezmann-inspired France

Published 26/06/2016 | 12:59

France's forward Antoine Griezmann (R) is challenged by Ireland's defender Shane Duffy during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between France and Republic of Ireland at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Décines-Charpieu, near Lyon
France's forward Antoine Griezmann (R) is challenged by Ireland's defender Shane Duffy during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between France and Republic of Ireland at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Décines-Charpieu, near Lyon
Republic of Ireland players celebrate their side's first goal of the game scored by Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady in front of supporters during the round of 16 match at the Stade de Lyon
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the round of 16 match at the Stade de Lyon
LYON, FRANCE - JUNE 26: A general view of the stadium prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between France and Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Simon Hofmann - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

The Republic of Ireland have 28 minutes to rescue their Euro 2016 hopes with Antoine Griezmann's brace putting the hosts in front.

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