England holds on for draw with France
traded first-half goals at the Donbass Arena. Joleon Lescott opened the scoring for England on the half-hour mark before Samir Nasri responded for the French nine minutes later to earn his team a share of the points. France was the more dangerous side
England thwart France in 1-1 stalemate
stalemate in their opening Euro 2012 Group D match on Monday after Joleon Lescott's opener for England was cancelled out by Samir Nasri. The match, played in warm humid conditions at a less than full Donbass Arena, saw England defend resolutely against
Defending champion Spain reaches Euro 2012 semifinals with 2-0 win over lackluster France
Lloris, Anthony Reveillere, Adil Rami, Laurent Koscielny, Gael Clichy, Mathieu Debuchy (Jeremy Menez, 65), Yohan Cabaye, Yann M'Vila (Olivier Giroud, 79), Florent Malouda ( Samir Nasri, 65), Franck Ribery, Karim Benzema.
Spain united as French squabble
in the midfield with Alou Diarra and Yann Mvila, with Karim Benzema and Franck Ribery playing with Jeremy Menez up front and Samir Nasri on the bench, at least at the start. Real Madrid's Benzema, who knows the Spanish players well from La Liga, told