Goals and Highlights: Spain 1-2 France in UEFA Nations League Final
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5:04 PM7 days ago

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4:41 PM7 days ago

90+5' End of match!

The game ended at the San Siro, FRANCE WON AND IS THE 2020-21 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE CHAMPION!
4:40 PM7 days ago

90+4' LLORIS GREAT SAVE!

A cross from the left that was combed into the area was left to Yeremi Pino, who shot, but the French goalkeeper's reaction was better.
4:37 PM7 days ago

90+2' Substitution in France

Jordan Veretout replaces Antoine Griezmann.
4:35 PM7 days ago

90' Additional time

Five more minutes will be played in the match.
4:35 PM7 days ago

89' UNAI SIMON SAVES!

A counter-attack by the French ended with a cross from Benzema to Mbappé, who shot across the face of goal, but the Spanish goalkeeper prevented the third goal.
4:34 PM7 days ago

88' LLORIS GREAT SAVE!

The ball reached Oyarzabal in the middle, he shot and the French goalkeeper prevented the equalizer.
4:30 PM7 days ago

86' Yellow card

Aymeric Laporte was cautioned in Spain for a foul on Léo Dubois.
4:29 PM7 days ago

84' Substitution in France

Pablo Fornals and Mikel Merino replace Rodri and Ferran Torres.
4:27 PM7 days ago

81' The goal is validated

The game continues with the French 2-1 on the scoreboard.
4:26 PM7 days ago

80' GOOOOOAL by France!

KYLIAN MBAPPÉ! The striker received a pass from Theo Hernández and shot past Unai Simón.

There is a VAR review for a possible offside.

4:24 PM7 days ago

79' Substitution in France

Enter Léo Dubois in place of Benjamin Pavard.
4:19 PM7 days ago

75' Substitution in Spain

Koke replaces Gavi.
4:17 PM7 days ago

72' France came closer

Mbappé crossed the ball to Mbappé, who unthinkingly shot at goal, but it fell into the hands of Unai Simón.
4:15 PM7 days ago

68' Mbappé tried!

Set-up for Mbappé on the left, he spotted Unai Simon outside the goal and attempted a shot over him, but the ball went over the top of the goal.
4:13 PM7 days ago

66' GOOOOAL by France

Now it was the French who responded. Kylian Mbappé found Kaim Benzema, who, on the edge of the area, shot into the far corner of the left post despite the efforts of Unai Simón. The game was tied.
4:11 PM7 days ago

64' GOOOOOAL for Spain

Spain quickly responded with a good start that ended with a pass from Busquets to Mikel Oyarzabal, who entered the box and crossed the ball to leave Lloris with no options.
4:09 PM7 days ago

64' Ball to the post!

64 minutes we waited for the first chance of the match. France's counter-attack ended with Griezmann's cross for Theo Hernandez to shoot, but the crossbar returned the ball.
4:05 PM7 days ago

61' Substitution in Spain

Yeremi Pino replaces Pablo Saabia.
4:05 PM7 days ago

60' 15 minutes of the second half

Spain is the one that insists the most, with order and patience, of course. France is still well positioned in defense, but still can't get a good offensive play.
4:00 PM7 days ago

55' Yellow card

Jules Koundé is now cautioned for France. It is his second in the match.
3:55 PM7 days ago

50' Little to highlight

Still a very tactical match, with Spain looking more comfortable by keeping possession for the most part. Very little from Benzema, Griezmann and Mbappé so far in the match.
3:51 PM7 days ago

46' Yellow card

France's player Paul Pogba is cautioned for a hard foul on Sergio Busquets.
3:50 PM7 days ago

Second half begins

The second half of the match gets underway at the San Siro.
3:33 PM7 days ago

45+2' End of first half

The first half ends at the San Siro. Spain and France draw 0-0 so far in a game with no scoring options.
3:30 PM7 days ago

45' Additional time

Two more minutes will be played in the first half.
3:28 PM7 days ago

43' Substitution in France

Dayot Upamecano comes in for Raphael Varane, who unfortunately had to leave injured.
3:30 PM7 days ago

40' Last minutes of the first half

Still a very close game so far. No clear scoring chances.
3:22 PM7 days ago

37' Spain tried

Marcos Alonso's shot went wide.
3:20 PM7 days ago

35' Last ten minutes of the first half

It's a close game at this point. We still have no scoring options.
3:15 PM7 days ago

30' Half hour of match

It's still all square in the match. Spain has held the ball most of the time, but is lacking in finishing.
3:10 PM7 days ago

25' Boring match

Nothing interesting has happened in the match so far. The most dangerous thing has been Benzema's approach in the first minutes.
3:05 PM7 days ago

20' The score does not open

The match at the San Siro is still 0-0. No scoring chances so far either.
3:01 PM7 days ago

15' First quarter of match

Spain has taken control of the ball and is looking for space in the French defense, which is now defending a little closer to its goalkeeper.
2:58 PM7 days ago

12' Spain came closer

Sarabia tried Sarabia in the box after a pass from Oyarzabal, but his shot was too weak for Lloris to control.
2:56 PM7 days ago

10' It's still all the same, 0-0

France tries to verticalize when it has the ball, while Spain is patient in building the game.
2:53 PM7 days ago

7' France came closer

The world champions tried. First it was with a filtered ball to Benzema, who could not score after eluding Unai Simon and then got a corner kick in his favor.
2:51 PM7 days ago

5' First minutes

Not much is happening in the match at the moment. It's just starting to get into a rhythm.
2:46 PM7 days ago

Match starts!

The game between Spain and France is underway.
2:41 PM7 days ago

Teams take the field

The Spain and France players take the field at the San Siro.
2:40 PM7 days ago

Substitutes - France

To be confirmed.
2:37 PM7 days ago

Starting XI - France

1-3-4-3
| 01. Hugo Lloris |
| 05. Jules Koundé | 04. Raphael Varane | 02. Presnel Kimpembe |
| 06. Paul Pogba | 08. Aurélien Tchouameni |
| 02. Benjamin Pavard |                        | 22. Theo Hernández |
| 19. Karim Benzema | 07. Antoine Griezmann | 10. Kylian Mbappé |

Coach: Didier Deschamps

2:34 PM7 days ago

Substitutes - Spain

01. David De Gea (PO), 13. Robert Sánchez (PO), 03. Pau Torres, 04. Iñigo Martínez, 06. Bryan Gil, 07. Yéremi Pino, 08. Koke, 10. Sergi Roberto, 14. Sergio Reguilón, 15. Pedro Porro, 18. Pablo Fornals, 20. Mikel Merino.
2:32 PM7 days ago

Starting XI - Spain

1-4-3-3
| 23. Unai Simón |
| 02. César Azpilicueta | 19. Aymeric Laporte | 12. Eric García | 17. Marcos Alonso |
| 09. Gavi | 05. Sergio Busquets | 16. Rodri |
| 11. Ferrán Torres | 22. Pablo Sarabia | 21. Mikel Oyarzabal |

Coach: Luis Enrique

2:25 PM7 days ago

Referee Team

Referee: Anthony Taylor - England
Assistant No.1: Gary Beswick - England
Assistant No.2: Adam Nunn - England
Fourth official: Craig Pawson - England
VAR: Stuart Attwell - England
AVAR 1: Chris Kavanagh - England
AVAR 2: Lee Betts - England
AVAR 3: Pol van Boekel - Netherlands

2:15 PM7 days ago

🎙 Pre-match Statement by Didier Deschamps (France Coach)

"Spain will play with four at the back, that's for sure, and I have to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of my possible systems. Against Italy they played more with a 4-4-2 formation. The advantage of the three at the back is not necessarily to do with defense, it's about having an attacking unit that is a threat to the opposing defense. It gives you width and presence in midfield."

"It's impossible to deprive Spain of the ball. It's in their DNA to have the majority of possession. They can press, but not in any way. They are able to get the ball out even under pressure. They also pressed Italy very well when they lost the ball."

"The best tonic is to win. On the night of the semifinal there was a lot of joy and happiness and that made for a lighter atmosphere the next day. That gives everyone confidence. Beyond the quality we showed, it also showed our mental strength."

"Longevity is not just a matter of matches. Just look at his efficiency, the goals he scores and the goals he [Antoine Griezmann] puts in. Fortunately he hasn't been injured and I hope he stays that way. He has performed exceptionally well for us."

"I'm not going to add anything to Pogba's defensive responsibilities. He is a complete attacking midfielder and capable of making a difference, but he is also capable of performing well in defense."

"Spain has maintained the quality of their game. We have more experience, but that doesn't give us guarantees. We will have to have all the right ingredients to go out for the trophy.

2:10 PM7 days ago

🎙 Pre-match Statement by Luis Enrique (Spain Coach)

"I have no idea how Gavi has been feeling the last few days since the Italy game; that's a question for him. The only doubt I have for my eleven is Ferran. That's something we'll work out after he's recovered today and evaluate on Sunday. If he is fit to play, he will start."

"We will be true to our ideas, and whether we win or not we will continue with our philosophy. I want to win a title with Spain, it's something most of us haven't done. Remembering what it feels like to win a tournament would be good for everyone."

"Defending with the ball and scoring is the plan. We want the ball because there is only one ball in the game and it improves our chances if we have it. We want to play as far away from our goal as possible. We have to stick to the things we do best, improve the others and press well if we lose the ball. We have to cause France problems.

"I analyzed France's game against Belgium. Belgium could have won in the second half, they took their chances in the first half, but France came back from 2-0 down with nothing to lose. It was a great match, each team with its own style. The difference between the best teams in the world is very, very small. It's all about details.

2:05 PM7 days ago

We start!

We are ready to bring you the actions of this match, of the great final of the UEFA Nations League 2020-21 between Spanish and French. It will be a very interesting duel between two teams that will undoubtedly give a great show.
2:00 PM7 days ago

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1:55 PM7 days ago

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1:50 PM7 days ago

What time is Spain vs France match for UEFA Nations League?

This is the start time of the game Spain vs France of 10th October 2021 in several countries:

Argentina: 3:45 PM on DirecTV
Bolivia: 2:45 PM
Brazil: 3:45 PM on TNT Go, TNT Brazil, Estádio TNT Sports, GUIGO
Chile: 2:45 PM on DirecTV
Colombia: 1:45 PM on DirecTV
Ecuador: 1:45 PM on DirecTV
USA (ET): 2:45 PM on Univision, TUDNxtra, TUDN USA, TUDN.com, ESPN, TUDN App and Univision NOW
Spain: 8:45 PM on fuboTV Spain and TVE La 1
Mexico: 1:45 PM on Sky HD and Blue To Go VE
Paraguay: 2:45 PM
Peru: 1:45 PM on DirecTV
Uruguay: 3:45 PM on DirecTV

1:45 PM7 days ago

Squad list - France

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Squad list - Spain

1:35 PM7 days ago

Key player - France

The presence of Karim Benzema stands out in the French team. The Real Madrid striker is going through the best moment of his career and reflects it both at club and national team level. He will undoubtedly be key for this match.

1:30 PM7 days ago

Key player - Spain

In the Spanish team, the presence of Gavi stands out. The FC Barcelona midfielder was one of those who showed the best level in the semifinal even with his youth and hopes to have a great performance again to consolidate himself as one of the great promises of world soccer.

1:25 PM7 days ago

History

These two teams have met 35 times. The numbers favor the Spaniards, who have won 16 times, while the French have won 12 times, for a total of seven draws.

In terms of official matches, they have met on nine occasions. Here, the statistics favor France, which has won five times, while Spain has won two, for a balance of two draws.

1:20 PM7 days ago

France, looking for a new title

The Spanish team has reached this final after overcoming the current European champion, Italy. The team coached by Luis Enrique suffered in the end, but achieved the desired result and arrive with the necessary confidence against the current world champion, in a duel that will not be easy at all and where the slightest mistake can decide the course of the match.

1:15 PM7 days ago

Spain, seeking to consolidate a process

The French are more than motivated for this match, after the heroic qualification achieved in the semifinals against Belgium, after coming back from a 2-0 deficit to win in the last minutes. Didier Deschamps' men want to add another trophy to their trophy cabinet, but they must correct the mistakes they have been making in order not to give any more advantages.

1:10 PM7 days ago

The match will be played at the San Siro

The match between France and Spain will be played at the San Siro Stadium in the city of Milan, Italy. This stadium, inaugurated in 1926 and known for being the home of Internazionale and AC Milan, has a capacity for 80,000 spectators, making it the largest in the country.
1:05 PM7 days ago

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