10 Interesting Stats Ahead of France-Republic of Ireland

0 – There have been no first half goals in the three games involving France.

0 – France have not trailed in any of their games so far at Euro 2016.

1 – This is the first time the Republic of Ireland have progressed from the group stage of the European Championships (3rd attempt).

2 – Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Poland and Switzerland scored the fewest goals of the 16 nations to make the second round (2 each).

4 – France have hit the frame of the goal more times than any other nation.

11′ – France led for a combined 11 minutes in their three group games.

22% – The Republic of Ireland’s win over Italy was only their second-ever win at the European Championships (D2 L5).

87% – France have won 13 of their last 15 games at major tournaments on home soil (D2).

266 – Hugo Lloris has not made a save since the 4th minute of France’s opener versus Romania (played 266 minutes since).

2000 – France have not won a knockout game at the European Championships since 2000 when they last won the competition.

 

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