Stephen Kenny’s Ireland fail narrowly to cross Maignan line on night of hope and inevitability

France's Antoine Griezmann in action against his Atletico Madrid team-mate Matt Doherty. The French star played like a man disconnected from the frenzy around him. Photo: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Vincent Hogan

A barnstorming night by the Dodder, but one of cold, clear logic too, France delivering what was expected of them.