Euro 2016: France Rout Iceland, to Face Germany in Semi-Finals
France defeated Iceland 5-2 to set up a Euro 2016 semi-final with Germany
Olivier Giroud gave France 1-0 lead against Iceland in the 12th minute. (All images from AFP)
Paul Pogba then doubled France's lead in the 20th minute.
France's Dimitri Payet then joined the party with a 43rd minute strike.
With a minute left for the half-time, Antoine Griezmann made it 4-0 for France.
France became the first team this edition to score four goals in the first half.
Kolbeinn Sigthorsson pulled one back for Iceland in the 56th minute.
However, Giroud completed his brace in the 59th minute to give France a four-goal lead again.
Birkir Bjarnason then scored in the 84th minute for Iceland to make it 5-2.
France ultimately won 5-2 to set up a semi-final clash with Germany.
Didier Deschamps was captain of France's 2000 Euro winning squad. Can he repeat the feat as the team's coach in this edition?
The win will lift the spirit of the French fans who have been troubled by terror and strike chaos