10 Interesting Stats Ahead of France-Albania

2 – France’s 2-1 win over Romania was only their second win in their last nine matches at European Championships (D2, L5).

2 – Dimitri Payet was the only player in the first round to record both a goal and an assist.

4 – France are unbeaten in their last four competitive games in Marseille (W3, D1).

4 – Albania became the fourth team to be shown a red card on their European Championship debut in their 1-0 loss to Switzerland.

5 – Dimitri Payet was one of five players to score a goal in the 87th minute of later in the opening round.  There were 18 goals scored in total.

6 – Goalkeeper Etrit Berisha made six saves versus Switzerland; more than he did in any of Albania’s qualifiers.

8 – Dimitri Payet created more chances than any other player in the first round of games.

19 – Kingsley Coman became the youngest player to play for France in a major international tournament (19 years, 362 days) on opening night.

86 – N’Golo Kanté played made 86 passes in France’s opener – the midfielder averaged only 39.2 passes per game in Leicester City’s 2015-16 Premier League title-winning campaign.

100% – France have won all four previous competitive meetings between these two nations.