France beats Iceland 5-2, setting up semifinal with Germany

France beats Iceland 5-2, setting up semifinal with Germany

France booked their spot in the semi-finals of Euro 2016 courtesy of a 5-2 win over Iceland in Sunday night’s last-eight clash at the Stade de France.

Iceland scored twice in the second period of action, but the damage was done in the first half, when goals from Olivier Giroud, Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann secured a 4-0 lead for the hosts.

France will now march on to the semi-finals of the competition, where world champions Germany are waiting. Meanwhile, Iceland will return to their country as heroes having enjoyed a remarkable tournament

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