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Griezmann on target in France’s win over Bulgaria

The Barcelona scored a fine goal for Les Bleus

France v Bulgaria - Friendly match Photo by Baptiste Fernandez/Icon Sport via Getty Images

Antoine Griezmann was at it again for France on Tuesday night, scoring in the team’s 3-0 friendly win over Bulgaria at the Stade de France.

The Barcelona forward struck the opener after 29 minutes with a lovely bicycle kick that took a deflection on its way past goalkeeper Daniel Naumov.

Griezmann has now scored in France’s last three matches and is heading into the Euros with Les Bleus in some good form.

It was a strong start from France who then suffered a blow before half-time when Karim Benzema had to go off after taking a knock.

Griezmann ended up going off in the second half and was replaced by Barcelona team-mate Ousmane Dembele who set up Kylian Mbappe straight after coming on only for the PSG forward to fire a shot wide.

Substitute Olivier Giroud made it 2-0 to France with seven minutes of normal time remaining. The Chelsea striker grabbed the second from close range after a cross in from the right by Benjamin Pavard.

Giroud struck again in the 90th minute to secure the victory after a quick counter, tucking home Wissam Ben Yedder’s cross to make it a good night for Didier Deschamps’s side.

France head into the Euros as one of the favorites to win the tournament and kick off their campaign on Tuesday with a game against Germany.

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