Witness the complete replay and highlights of the thrilling soccer clash between Greece and France. This intense battle took place as part of the UEFA Euro 2024 Qualification, Group B – Matchday 10. The action kicked off at 19:45 GMT on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. The match was officiated by the skilled referee Daniel Siebert from Germany and took place at the electric OPAP Arena in Athens. Experience the excitement and drama of this epic showdown.
Greece vs France Full Match Reports
France narrowly escaped a setback against Greece, dropping points in the Euro 2024 qualifying campaign for the first time. Youssouf Fofana’s second-half goal secured a 2-2 draw in Athens, despite France’s dominance for extended periods.
Didier Deschamps’ team aimed to maintain a 100% record in the UEFA European Championship (UEC) qualifying group for the third time. However, they faced a resilient home defense, with Ousmane Dembélé and Antoine Griezmann’s attempts saved.
Griezmann missed a clear chance to score from Fofana’s pass, hitting the post from close range. France eventually broke the deadlock before halftime, with Randal Kolo Muani scoring from a tight angle after an assist from Olivier Giroud.
Greece, having lost only one of their previous nine home games, took the initiative in the second half. They equalized through Anastasios Bakasetas and then took the lead with a goal from Fotis Ioannidis.
France responded by bringing on Kylian Mbappé and Marcus Thuram, creating several chances. Fofana’s long-range strike leveled the score.
Greece will face a Euro 2024 qualifying play-off against Kazakhstan in March, while France has already secured their place in a ninth successive UEC.
Man of the Match: Youssouf Fofana (France)