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Group A of UEFA Euro 2016 contains France, Romania, debutant Albania and Switzerland. France is the only former European champion in this group, having won the championship two times (in 1984 and 2000). Matches will be played from 10 to 19 June 2016.

Teams

Draw position Team Method of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
UEFA Rankings
October 2015
FIFA Rankings
June 2016
A1 Flag of France.png France Hosts 9th 2012 Winners (1984, 2000) 8 17
A2 Romania.png Romania Group F runners-up 5th 2008 Quarter-finals (2000) 18 22
A3 Flag of Albania.png Albania Group I runners-up 1st Debut 31 42
A4 Switzerland.png Switzerland Group E runners-up 4th 2008 Group stage (1996, 2004, 2008) 10 15
Notes

Standings

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
Flag of France.png France 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7 Advance to knockout phase
Switzerland.png Switzerland 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
Flag of Albania.png Albania 3 1 0 2 1 3 −2 3
Romania.png Romania 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1

Matches

All times Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00)

France vs Romania

10 June 2016 (2016-06-10)
21:00
France Flag of France.png 2–1 Romania.png Romania Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 75,113
Referee: Viktor Kassai (Hungary)
Giroud Soccerball 57'
Payet Soccerball 89'
Report Stancu Soccerball 65' (pen.)
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Romania
GK 1 Hugo Lloris (c)
RB 19Bacary Sagna
CB 4 Adil Rami
CB 21Laurent Koscielny
LB 3 Patrice Evra
RM 15Paul Pogba Sub off 77'
CM 5 N'Golo Kanté
LM 14Blaise Matuidi
RW 7 Antoine Griezmann Sub off 66'
LW 8 Dimitri Payet Sub off 90+2'
CF 9 Olivier Giroud Yellow card 69'
Substitutions:
FW 20Kingsley Coman Sub on 66'
FW 11Anthony Martial Sub on 77'
MF 18Moussa Sissoko Sub on 90+2'
Manager:
Didier Deschamps
FRA-ROU 2016-06-10
GK 12Ciprian Tătărușanu
RB 22Cristian Săpunaru
CB 6 Vlad Chiricheș (c) Yellow card 32'
CB 21Dragoș Grigore
LB 3 Răzvan Raț Yellow card 45'
RM 10Nicolae Stanciu Sub off 72'
CM 5 Ovidiu Hoban
LM 8 Mihai Pintilii
RW 20Adrian Popa Yellow card 78' Sub off 82'
LW 14Florin Andone Sub off 61'
CF 19Bogdan Stancu
Substitutions:
FW 9 Denis Alibec Sub on 61'
MF 7 Alexandru Chipciu Sub on 72'
MF 11Gabriel Torje Sub on 82'
Manager:
Anghel Iordănescu

Man of the Match:
Dimitri Payet (France)

Assistant referees:
György Ring (Hungary)
Vencel Tóth (Hungary)
Fourth official:
Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)
Additional assistant referees:
Tamás Bognár (Hungary)
Ádám Farkas (Hungary)
Reserve official:
Sander van Roekel (Netherlands)

Albania vs Switzerland

11 June 2016 (2016-06-11)
15:00
Albania Flag of Albania.png 0–1 Switzerland.png Switzerland Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens
Attendance: 33,805
Referee: Carlos Velasco Carballo (Spain)
Report Schär Soccerball 5'
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Switzerland
GK 1 Etrit Berisha
RB 4 Elseid Hysaj
CB 5 Lorik Cana (c) Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 23', 36'
CB 15Mërgim Mavraj Yellow card 90+2'
LB 7 Ansi Agolli
RM 22Amir Abrashi
CM 13Burim Kukeli Yellow card 89'
LM 14Taulant Xhaka Sub off 62'
RW 21Odise Roshi Sub off 74'
LW 3 Ermir Lenjani
CF 10Armando Sadiku Sub off 82'
Substitutions:
MF 20Ergys Kaçe Yellow card 63' Sub on 62'
FW 16Sokol Cikalleshi Sub on 74'
FW 11Shkëlzen Gashi Sub on 82'
Manager:
Flag of Italy Gianni De Biasi
ALB-SUI 2016-06-11
GK 1 Yann Sommer
RB 2 Stephan Lichtsteiner (c)
CB 22Fabian Schär Yellow card 14'
CB 20Johan Djourou
LB 13Ricardo Rodríguez
CM 11Valon Behrami Yellow card 66'
CM 10Granit Xhaka
RW 23Xherdan Shaqiri Sub off 88'
AM 15Blerim Džemaili Sub off 76'
LW 18Admir Mehmedi Sub off 62'
CF 9 Haris Seferović
Substitutions:
FW 7 Breel Embolo Sub on 62'
MF 8 Fabian Frei Sub on 76'
MF 16Gélson Fernandes Sub on 88'
Manager:
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Vladimir Petković

Man of the Match:
Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)

Assistant referees:
Roberto Alonso Fernández (Spain)
Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez (Spain)
Fourth official:
Pol van Boekel (Netherlands)
Additional assistant referees:
Jesús Gil Manzano (Spain)
Carlos del Cerro Grande (Spain)
Reserve official:
Erwin Zeinstra (Netherlands)

Romania vs Switzerland

15 June 2016 (2016-06-15)
18:00
Romania Romania.png 1–1 Switzerland.png Switzerland Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 43,576
Referee: Sergei Karasev (Russia)
Stancu Soccerball 18' (pen.) Report Mehmedi Soccerball 57'
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Switzerland
GK 12Ciprian Tătărușanu
RB 22Cristian Săpunaru
CB 6 Vlad Chiricheș (c)
CB 21Dragoș Grigore Yellow card 76'
LB 3 Răzvan Raț Sub off 62'
CM 18Andrei Prepeliță Yellow card 22'
CM 8 Mihai Pintilii Sub off 46'
RW 11Gabriel Torje
AM 19Bogdan Stancu Sub off 84'
LW 7 Alexandru Chipciu Yellow card 24'
CF 13Claudiu Keșerü Yellow card 37'
Substitutions:
MF 5 Ovidiu Hoban Sub on 46'
DF 16Steliano Filip Sub on 62'
FW 14Florin Andone Sub on 84'
Manager:
Romania Anghel Iordănescu
ROU-SUI 2016-06-15
GK 1 Yann Sommer
RB 2 Stephan Lichtsteiner (c)
CB 22Fabian Schär
CB 20Johan Djourou
LB 13Ricardo Rodríguez
CM 11Valon Behrami
CM 10Granit Xhaka Yellow card 50'
RW 23Xherdan Shaqiri Sub off 90+1'
AM 15Blerim Džemaili Sub off 83'
LW 18Admir Mehmedi
CF 9 Haris Seferović Sub off 63'
Substitutions:
FW 7 Breel Embolo Yellow card 90+4' Sub on 63'
DF 6 Michael Lang Sub on 83'
FW 17Shani Tarashaj Sub on 90+1'
Manager:
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Vladimir Petković

Man of the Match:
Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)

Assistant referees:
Nikolai Golubev (Russia)
Tikhon Kalugin (Russia)
Fourth official:
Aleksei Kulbakov (Belarus)
Additional assistant referees:
Sergey Lapochkin (Russia)
Sergey Ivanov (Russia)
Reserve official:
Vitali Maliutsin (Belarus)

France vs Albania

15 June 2016 (2016-06-15)
21:00
France Flag of France.png 2–0 Flag of Albania.png Albania Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
Referee: Willie Collum (Scotland)
Griezmann Soccerball 90'
Payet Soccerball 90+6'
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Albania
GK 1 Hugo Lloris (c)
RB 19Bacary Sagna
CB 4 Adil Rami
CB 21Laurent Koscielny
LB 3 Patrice Evra
CM 5 N'Golo Kanté Yellow card 88'
CM 14Blaise Matuidi
RW 20Kingsley Coman Sub off 68'
AM 8 Dimitri Payet
LW 11Anthony Martial Sub off 46'
CF 9 Olivier Giroud Sub off 77'
Substitutions:
MF 15Paul Pogba Sub on 46'
FW 7 Antoine Griezmann Sub on 68'
FW 10André-Pierre Gignac Sub on 77'
Manager:
Didier Deschamps
FRA-ALB 2016-06-15
GK 1 Etrit Berisha
RB 4 Elseid Hysaj
CB 18Arlind Ajeti Sub off 85'
CB 15Mërgim Mavraj
LB 7 Ansi Agolli (c)
RM 2 Andi Lila Sub off 71'
CM 22Amir Abrashi Yellow card 81'
CM 13Burim Kukeli Yellow card 55' Sub off 74'
CM 9 Ledian Memushaj
LM 3 Ermir Lenjani
CF 10Armando Sadiku
Substitutions:
MF 21Odise Roshi Sub on 71'
MF 14Taulant Xhaka Sub on 74'
DF 6 Freddie Veseli Sub on 85'
Manager:
Flag of Italy Gianni De Biasi


Assistant referees:
Damien MacGraith (Republic of Ireland)
Francis Connor (Scotland)
Fourth official:
Michael Oliver (England)
Additional assistant referees:
Bobby Madden (Scotland)
John Beaton (Scotland)
Reserve official:
Michael Mullarkey (England)

Romania vs Albania

19 June 2016 (2016-06-19)
21:00
Romania Romania.png 0–1 Flag of Albania.png Albania Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon
Attendance: 49,752
Referee: Pavel Královec (Czech Republic)
Report Sadiku Soccerball 43'
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Albania
GK 12Ciprian Tătărușanu
RB 22Cristian Săpunaru
CB 21Dragoș Grigore
CB 6 Vlad Chiricheș (c)
LB 2 Alexandru Mățel
CM 18Andrei Prepeliță
CM 5 Ovidiu Hoban
RW 20Adrian Popa
AM 10Nicolae Stanciu
RW 19Bogdan Stancu
CF 9 Denis Alibec
Manager:
Anghel Iordănescu
GK 1 Etrit Berisha
RB 4 Elseid Hysaj
CB 18Arlind Ajeti
CB 15Mërgim Mavraj
LB 7 Ansi Agolli (c)
CM 22Amir Abrashi
CM 8 Migjen Basha
CM 9 Ledian Memushaj
RW 2 Andi Lila
LW 3 Ermir Lenjani
CF 10Armando Sadiku
Manager:
Flag of Italy Gianni De Biasi

Assistant referees:
Roman Slyško (Slovakia)
Tomáš Mokrusch (Czech Republic)
Fourth official:
Anastasios Sidiropoulos (Greece)
Additional assistant referees:
Petr Ardeleánu (Czech Republic)
Michal Paták (Czech Republic)
Reserve official:
Damianos Efthymiadis (Greece)

Switzerland vs France

19 June 2016 (2016-06-19)
21:00
Switzerland Switzerland.png 0–0 Flag of France.png France Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille
Attendance: 45,616
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
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France
GK 1 Yann Sommer
RB 2 Stephan Lichtsteiner (c)
CB 22Fabian Schär
CB 20Johan Djourou
LB 13Ricardo Rodríguez
CM 11Valon Behrami
CM 10Granit Xhaka
RW 23Xherdan Shaqiri Sub off 79'
AM 15Blerim Džemaili
LW 18Admir Mehmedi Sub off 86'
CF 7 Breel Embolo Sub off 74'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Haris Seferović Sub on 74'
MF 16Gélson Fernandes Sub on 79'
DF 6 Michael Lang Sub on 86'
Manager:
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Vladimir Petković
SUI-FRA 2016-06-19
GK 1 Hugo Lloris (c)
RB 19Bacary Sagna
CB 4 Adil Rami Yellow card 25'
CB 21Laurent Koscielny Yellow card 83'
LB 3 Patrice Evra
RM 18Moussa Sissoko
CM 6 Yohan Cabaye
LM 15Paul Pogba
RW 20Kingsley Coman Sub off 63'
LW 7 Antoine Griezmann Sub off 77'
CF 10André-Pierre Gignac
Substitutions:
MF 8 Dimitri Payet Sub on 63'
MF 14Blaise Matuidi Sub on 77'
Manager:
Didier Deschamps

Assistant referees:
Jure Praprotnik (Slovenia)
Robert Vukan (Slovenia)
Fourth official:
Marco Fritz (Germany)
Additional assistant referees:
Matej Jug (Slovenia)
Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
Reserve official:
Mark Borsch (Germany)

External links

UEFA Euro 2016
Stages

Group A · Group B · Group C · Group D · Group E · Group F · Knockout phase · Quarter-finals · Semi-finals · Final

General information

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