10 Interesting Stats Ahead of France-Romania

1 – These two nations have met twice previously at European Championships but only one goal has been scored (France 1-0 Romania at Euro 96 & 0-0 at Euro 2008).

1 – No Romanian player has ever scored more than one goal at a European Championship.

2 – Romania conceded the fewest goals in qualifying.

3 – France are the only nation to have host three European Championship tournaments.

5% – Romania have lost only one of their last 20 matches over the past two years.

8% – Romania have only ever won one of their 13 appearances at European Championships (3-2 vs England at Euro 2000).

13% – France have only won one of their last eight games at European Championships.

17 – The record of the 17 previous hosts’ opening games at European Championships is W5 D6 L6

20 –  Didier Deschamps was in the France midfield and Anghel Iordănescu was in his first spell as Romania coach when these two nations met at Euro 96 on 10 June 1996 – 20 years to the day before their Euro 2016 opener.

49 – France have scored 49 goals in their eight previous tournaments – only Germany, the Netherlands and Spain have scored more.