Olivier Giroud’s last home match, the France team was held in check by Canada

Football News: Sunday evening (09/06) at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, the French and Canadian national teams drew 0-0 in a friendly match. This match marks the final home game for Olivier Giroud, who announced his retirement from international football after Euro 2024.

The match started with high intensity, with France dominating possession and creating several dangerous chances.

In the first half, N’Golo Kante and Marcus Thuram almost gave France the lead, but their efforts were thwarted by Canadian goalkeeper Maxime Crépeau, who made a brilliant save.

Although both teams continued to try to break the deadlock in the second half, no goals were scored. Chance after chance was created, but neither France nor Canada managed to take advantage of it to score goals. The solid defense of both teams and the brilliant performance of Crépeau allowed the match to end scoreless.

The highlight of this match was Olivier Giroud, the top scorer of the French team, who played his last match at home. The emotional atmosphere was palpable as Giroud received a standing ovation from the crowd in the stadium, as a sign of respect for his extraordinary contribution to the national team over the years.

France, which has already beaten Luxembourg 3-0, shows promise ahead of Euro 2024. The tournament of European nations will begin in Germany on Friday (06/14), France is one of the favorites to win the European Cup . The Blues will face Austria in their first match of the tournament, before facing the Netherlands on June 21 and Poland four days later.

On the other hand, Canada, now led by new coach Jesse Marsch, is also showing its potential ahead of the Copa America. Canada will face a tough challenge in its first match against Argentina on June 20, before facing Peru five days later and Chile on June 29.

Article label: Olivier Giroud, French team, Canada

Hector Montgomery

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