Euro 2016: France v Ireland - 10 Vital Statistics


10. France boast a narrow W6 D5 L4 record over Ireland, with 13 of their 15 previous meetings coming in competitive tournaments / qualification rounds. France are 1.47 to win.

9. The last time Ireland faced France, Thierry Henry’s controversial hand-ball and William Gallas’ subsequent goal aided Les Bleus’ 1-1 draw that secured their qualification to the 2010 World Cup. A draw is priced at 4.10.

8. France have only lost one of their last seven meetings with Ireland and are unbeaten in their last five. They are 1.15 to go through to the quarterfinals.

7. Dimitri Payet can become the third player to score against his own club goalkeeper (Darren Randolph) at the Euros after Gascoigne vs Gorham, 1996 and Nasri vs Hart, 2012. West Ham's Payet boasts two goals this tournament and is 2.95 to net.

6. Ireland’s 1-0 win over Italy in the group stage was their first Euros victory since a repeat score against England in 1988. They are 15.00 to win 1-0.

5. Two of Ireland’s previous four knockout matches at major tournaments have gone to penalties. Ireland are 14.00 to win on spot kicks.

4. France have conceded only two shots on target at Euro 2016 and none in their last 205 minutes. Ireland are 1.51 not to score.

3. France have won 65% of aerial duels this tournament — more than any other team. Olivier Giroud is 6.00 to score a header.

2. Robbie Brady’s goal against Italy was his first strike for club and country since March. The Norwich star is 11.00 to net again.

1. France have not scored a first-half goal in any off their last six games at the Euros. A 0-0 scoreline at half time is priced at 2.35.