France and Hungary met in Group F in Budapest
World champions France entered Budapest’s Puskas Arena today, Saturday 19, to face Hungary in their second Group F match, in search of the victory that would take them to the round of 16 of the Euro 2020, but they did not count on a formidable Hungarian side who had no intention of losing, with a capacity of 60,000 spectators cheering them on.
One of the loudest goal celebrations you’ll likely hear erupted when Hungary took the advantage in added time in the first half, thanks to Attila Fiola, after a nice one-two with Roland Salla, with the scorer running to the side of the pitch to knock on a journalist’s table, knocking things off in the process, before being mobbed by teammates and fans frontline, in crazy celebrations.
The goal stunned the French, who had dominated the first 45 minutes, doing everything right except to put the ball in the net, with Kylian Mbappe watching every part of the player he is, contrary to his calm appearance in their first. match against Germany.
Didier Deschamps brings in Ousmane Dembele for the second half, who quickly took a shot against the post, before his Barcelona teammate Antoine Griezmann finally equalized, after Hugo Lloris threw a huge kick into the field, and Mbappe l ‘returned to Griezmann, so that the Blues subdue the Budapest crowd.
Both teams went all out for the winning goal, but the end result of a draw seems fairer, after what has been a very entertaining game in Group F, which leaves Hungary to support the group. with its only point, and France are looking to the future in the final match against Portugal on Wednesday.
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