Who will be the winner on Sunday`s final game between Portugal and France? What do coaches say? Where to watch online live transmission of this game? Read the article to know the exact information about the main game of Euro 2016.
On Sunday, July 10б 2016 in Saint-Denis the main match of the football season will take place – UEFA Euro 2016 final between France and Portugal. It will be played at the legendary stadium Stade de France at 22:00.
Portugal with Cristiano Ronaldo strongly prepares for battle with the Euro 2016 hosts. France has its own trump card - the best scorer of Euro 2016 Antoine Griezmann. Please note that both teams won their semi-finals with the same score 2:0.
Portuguese national team will have to overcome a curse to win the European title. The fact is that the Portuguese lost last 10 matches against France. Last time, the Portuguese defeated the French in 1978.
What do coaches say?
Portugal`s coach Fernando Santos said that he was very proud of his team. However, in this game the Portuguese team needs a victory only.
The Coach of France Didier Deschamps once again praised his players for this great achievement of entering the final game. According to him, both teams have the equal chances to win. However, in this game all depends on perseverance, ambition and luck.
Englishman Mark Clattenburg is appointed chief referee for the final Euro 2016 game between Portugal and France.
41-year-old Clattenburg is the second referee after Pedro Proença who worked at two decisive matches of major European tournaments this year.
The line referees are Simon Beck and Jack Colleen.
At home Euro 2004 Portugal national team reached the final. They lost to the Greeks, becoming the only team in history, losing in the final match at the home championship. Since that time Cristiano Ronaldo`s team reached the semifinals at 2006 World and Euro 2012 championship.
In the latter case it lost to the Spanish on penalty. In the new millennium, Portugal consistently participates in major football international tournaments.
During all Euro tournaments Portugal's national team played 28 games: 15 - wins, 5 - draws, and eight games were lost.
The French won twice the European Championships - in 1984 and 2000. The French team traditionally plays well at tournaments, which are held in France. They became champions of Europe in 1984, when Michel Platini's made record for the final stages of the nine goals.
In 1998, in Paris France won the world championship, the leading role of which was played by legendary Zinedine Zidane. Two years later the French were again the first in Europe. In 2006, France became the second in the world championship in Germany.
In the final stage of the European Championships the French team played 32 games: 15 - wins, 8 draws, and nine losses.
Griezmann have the mist chances to become the Golden Boot winner. 25-year-old France striker Antoine Griezmann has already scored 6 goals at Euro 2016.
This is the same result as that of Thierry Henry for all the final tournaments of the continental championship.
Rates on match Portugal – France
Bookmakers suppose France to be the favorite in final game against Portugal. The probability of winning Euro 2016 final by France is 68% against 32% for Cristiano Ronaldo and company.
- Bwin: France wins – 2.05. Portugal wins – 4.5. Draw –3.3;
- William Hill: France wins – 2.04. Portugal wins – 4.4. Draw –3.15;
- Unibet: France wins – 2.05. Portugal wins – 4.35. Draw –3.35.
Where to watch live transmission?
Use these links to watch online live transmission of Euro 2016 Final Portugal vs. France
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