France End Iceland's Fairytale Run to Enter Last Four

Football | News18.com | July 4, 2016, 1:13 am
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Olivier Giroud scoresd twice as France thrashed Iceland 5-2 to enter the semis. (AP)

Olivier Giroud scoresd twice as France thrashed Iceland 5-2 to enter the semis. (AP)

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France players celebrating after Olivier Giroud gave them an early lead in the match. (AP)

France players celebrating after Olivier Giroud gave them an early lead in the match. (AP)

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Olivier Giroud scored in the 12th minute to give the hosts an early lead against France. (AP)

Olivier Giroud scored in the 12th minute to give the hosts an early lead against France. (AP)

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French President Francois Hollande waves as he stands beside UEFA vice-president Angel Villar Llona before the start of the match. (AP)

French President Francois Hollande waves as he stands beside UEFA vice-president Angel Villar Llona before the start of the match. (AP)

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 France supporter is painted with the French colours at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis. AP)

France supporter is painted with the French colours at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis. AP)

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Iceland supporters, who came out in big numbers, cheer on the stands during the last clash of the tournament. (AP)

Iceland supporters, who came out in big numbers, cheer on the stands during the last clash of the tournament. (AP)

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Paul Pogba made it 2-0 for France in the 19th minute as the hosts took control of the match. (AP)

Paul Pogba made it 2-0 for France in the 19th minute as the hosts took control of the match. (AP)

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Dimitri Payet continued his good form and his goal gave France 3-0 lead against France. (AP)

Dimitri Payet continued his good form and his goal gave France 3-0 lead against France. (AP)

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Dmitri Payet kissing Antoine Griezmann's boots as the striker made it 4-0 for France. (Euro 2016)

Dmitri Payet kissing Antoine Griezmann's boots as the striker made it 4-0 for France. (Euro 2016)