Euro 2016: France First Team to Enter Last 16 With Win Over Albania
France beat Albania 2-0 to enter the last 16 of the Euro 2016. In another match Slovakia defeated Russia.
Antoine Griezmann struck late in the injury time to give 1-0 lead. (All images from AFP)
Dimitri Payet then increased the lead to 2-0 with another goal.
France manager Didier Deschamps was a happy man as his team was the first one to enter the 2016 Euro.
It was a reason for French fans to rejoice after terror attacks and strike chaos.
In another match between Romania and Switzerland, the latter's captain Stephan Lichtsteiner fouled Alexandru Chipciu in the box as Romania got a penalty.
Bogdan Stancu successfully converted the penalty to give Romania 1-0 lead.
Admir Mehmedi, however, equalised for Switzerland in the second half as the game ended 1-1.
In another match, Vladimir Weiss scored in the 32nd minute to give Slovakia 1-0 against Russia
Marek Hamsik then doubled the lead for Slovakia.
Denis Glushakov got one back in the 80th minute for but it was not enough as they lost 1-2.