France vs Germany Euro 2020 full-time score: France win 1-0 following own goal by Hummels and two ruled offside

France dominated the game as Mbappe and Benzema score stunning goals, but both were denied following checks by VAR

France remains top of the teams expected to win this year's Euros, following a promising performance in their game against Germany tonight (15 June).

The team are currently the World Cup Champions, but they fell short of a world-class performance as two goals scored by the team were considered offside.

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The only goal to count from France’s victory against Germany was a 20th minute own goal by Hummels.

Mbappe kept the German squad on their toes, but his goals were disallowed (picture: UEFA 2020)
Mbappe kept the German squad on their toes, but his goals were disallowed (picture: UEFA 2020)

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Mbappe proves challenging for German defence

Pogba set up the goal brilliantly and Hummels had no time to defend, angling the ball straight into his own net.

The German side came back strong, with several near misses in and around the French penalty box. Pogba was clearly feeling the tension, as he fouled Muller, leading to a free-kick.

The Frenchman's celebrations were short lived as neither of the French team's goals counted (picture: UEFA)

While Germany’s Kroos provided enough force to break down the French wall, there wasn’t enough for Lloris to let it swing in.

By halftime, there had been accidental kicks to the face, a few good attempts from Germany to level up and a strong performance from France but Hummels’ clumsy defending was the only thing either team were shouting about.

Just seven minutes into the second half, Mbappe was back up front and challenged Germany’s defence. But he failed to pass to Griezmann and hit the post.

France’s Gosens retaliated with much the same set up, shooting for the French net but landing the ball over the top of the goal posts instead.

In the 51st minute, Mbappe lined up a stunning goal which hit the back of the net. He had been working towards this goal the whole game, but the linesman determined Mbappe was offside on the run up to the goal.

Germany tried to claw it back, making for what was a nail biting game - but failed to turn any of their energy into goals.

Matthias Ginter required physio attention at the side of the pitch, but returned minutes later with no sustained injury.

Hummels then caused upset on the pitch again, as Germany attempted to equalise in the final ten minutes of the game. This time though, he was not doing France any favours, as he tackled Mbappe in a bid to get the ball.

The ref took some time to deliberate, before refusing Mbappe a penalty. The Paris Saint-Germain forward was not impressed.

With just five minutes until full-time, Mbappe set up the perfect finisher for France.

Karim Benzema gets the goal, but it’s again considered offside by the linesman, then verified as such by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

Six minutes of injury time was added, but neither team managed to cause any extra excitement.

Portugal remains top of the group, scoring 3-0 against Hungary earlier tonight.

France are now second, as Hungary prepares to face France on Saturday.