Goodness me. IT'S FRANCE v GERMANY!
Euro / Group Stage
Allianz Arena / 15.06.2021
France are a better team than Germany - it's that simple. They were well worth that win and had they really gone for it they'd probably have won by more. Good luck stopping them, everyone else.
Full-time: France 1-0 Germany
France v Portugal will be a belter.
Neuer connects with a glorious punt - my gosh he catches that - but Varane, who's been really good, gets under it and heads away.
Germany have known this was finishing like this for a while, but they're still fighting the good fight. Can punches a decent ball to Sane, out on the left ... and he larrups a cross a fair way past everyone.
Now Rabiot goes off, with Dembele replacing him. The first time I saw Dembele, I was convinced he was going to be a superstar, which hasn't quite happened yet. But it's in him, if he's well nurtured while staying fit.
They show us the VAR shot - Mbappe was clearly offside.
Can slips a ball between two men for Sane, but as he looks to weave on the edge of the box, he's smothered by a phalanx of defenders.
Rabiot is back on.
Rabiot is led off looking bedraggled.
There'll be six added minutes.
Rabiot goes down, but the ref isn't having it. He's claming a head injury, so that's odd behaviour, and the medics come on for a look at him.
Muller turns up on the right and clumps a cross looking for Volland that's well beyond the back post.
Germany win a corner down the left ... and Kroos makes a right mess of it. Germany have created painfully little tonight, especially in the first half and the last 15 minutes.
Tolisso replaces Benzema.
Can replaces Ginter and Volland replaces Gosens.
NO GOAL! Mbappe was offside. In commentary, Ally McCoist thinks Pogba delayed on the pass, but I think he did really well to spin so his feet were where he needed them to be.
GOAL! France 2-0 Germany (Benzema) AND THERE IT IS! All half, France have looked likely to find a clincher on the counter, and there is it! Pogba works the ball clear, picks it up again and twizzles on halfway before sending Mbappe away. He flashes down the right and punches a low cross over to Benzema, who sweeps high into the net!
Griezmann wins a sliding challenge deep inside his own half. He's put in a shift tonight.
France are winning playing within themselves. That's a sobering thought for the rest of the field.