The newest Deschamps blames AC DC for Marseille slips
PARIS (AP) - The Latest from soccer's European Championship (all occasions local):
1: 15 a. meters.
France's Olivier Giroud picks up his shoe during the Euro 2016 Group A soccer match in between France and Albania at the Velodrome stadium within Marseille, France, Wednesday, 06 15, 2016.
(AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
The turf at Marseille's Stade Velodrome had been almost a highway to hell for Didier Deschamps' France team Wednesday.
Gamers like Anthony Martial plus Olivier Giroud were obviously having problems getting a grip around the grass since France labored to a last-gasp 2-0 victory more than Albania on Wednesday evening.
Deschamps laid the fault with officials who allowed a rock concert to be staged there last month.
"It's a devastation, but that's not amazing, " Deschamps said associated with the pitch. "If you have an AC/DC concert a month before the European Championships - they're changing the pitch, re-laying the turf. "
Albania coach Giovanni De Biasi had a simple answer: "When you've got some good boots, you can prevent slips, " he stated.
12: 45 a. m.
French authorities say police have made the total of 36 arrests Wednesday in Lille in a largely peaceful time that's been interspersed with bursts of crowd difficulty and some fights.
Authorities also say 16 people have got been hospitalized but gave no details about their accidental injuries or ailments.
twelve: 20 a. m.
Late in the evening, two groups of about two hundred and fifty English fans each emerged together, just as hundreds of French fans had been streaming out of the fan zone where these people had been watching France beat Albania.
Several hundred riot police formed the human barrier between the two groups. Some fireworks were then fired through the French side and a few bottles were thrown from the English side.
The police then charged in the direction of the The english language, spraying tear gas, and causing a stampede, with individuals sprinting into side roads.
10: 55 l. m.
France became the first team to qualify with regard to the round of 16 at the European Championship after beating Albania 2-0 Wednesday with a set of late goals.
Second-half substitute Antoine Griezmann headed within a 90th-minute goal and Dimitri Payet added another within stoppage time.
France today has six points in Group A, followed by Switzerland with four plus Romania with one. Albania has zero points.
10: 54 p. mirielle.
GOAL: Dimitri Payet scores for France in stoppage time. France leads Albania 2-0.
10: fifty p. m.
Second-half replace Antoine Griezmann scored along with a header into the particular corner off a cross from the right simply by Adil Rami.
ten: 48 p. m.
OBJECTIVE: Antoine Griezmann scores regarding France in the 90th minute. France leads Albania 1-0.
10: 2009 p. m.
France midfielder Paul Pogba, dropped from the starting lineup against Albania by coach Didier Deschamps, continues to be brought on as a second-half substitute for winger Anthony Martial.
Dimitri Payet, France's most dangerous player before the break at Stade Velodrome, provides moved from the roaming playmaker's role left wing and Kingsley Coman has turned to the right flank.
9: 51 g. m.
French authorities in Lille say police possess made 16 arrests so far Wednesday, including six Russians involved in violence final Saturday in Marseille.
An additional five people were arrested for public drunkenness on a train from London that was stopped before it got to Lille and after that allowed to continue.
9: 49 l. m.
France and Albania are tied at 0-0 at halftime at the particular European Championship.
France provides created more chances from Stade Velodrome in Marseille, with Dimitri Payet within a playmaker's role at the particular heart of the best attacks.
Anthony Martial had the greatest chance of the fifty percent when Payet's clever by means of ball set him totally free in the 21st minute, however the young winger required one touch too numerous and Albania's defense maintained to close him down before he could take.
Albania came close to having a surprise lead within the 39th minute whenever Ermir Lenjani took a shot from a part that was blocked by Patrice Evra.
nine: 40 p. m.
Since night begins to drop in Lille, there is certainly nevertheless tension and a couple of fans looking for the fight.
A beefy man, possibly Russian, within the Blended Martial Arts glove on his left hand goaded some English supporters on a side street away from the Grand Square, yelling and then running away from like a handful of English fans pursued him.
They, in turn, were pursued by about 40 police in full riot equipment, who pulled up, stopped and doubled back whenever their quarry eluded all of them. Aside from heated times like these, the middle of town remains tensely quiet, numerous bars shut.
8: 55 p. m.
Although France is favored to beat Albania at Stade Velodrome, the particular Albanian fans are easily winning the singing contest so far.
One side of the stadium provides been changed into a reddish wall of noise, with Albanian fans in hearty voice.
By contrast, French enthusiasts are far quieter, and the only roar was when the players came out onto the industry.
8: 27 g. m.
In Lens, where England and Wales may play on Thursday, a team of about 250 English fans were drinking from plastic-type cups and singing tracks in the middle of a closed-off street top to the entrance from the town's Fan Zone.
Some French fans were mixing with the particular English, while a small number of police looked on.
There were also pockets of The english language and Welsh fans in a variety of bars in the city center.
There were no signs of violence.
8: 21 p. mirielle.
More sporadic violence provides erupted on the side streets of downtown Lille, using a fight breaking out there near a bar where English soccer fans had been drinking.
Riot police made at minimum two arrests.
Police moved in rapidly to quell scuffles. The fights involved English followers. It was unfamiliar in case other nationalities were included.
8: 16 g. m.
France coach Didier Deschamps has made 2 changes to his selection to handle Albania at Stade Velodrome, replacing midfielder Paul Pogba and forward Antoine Griezmann with wingers Anthony Martial and Kingsley Coman and switching from a 4-3-3 to a 4-2-3-1 development.
Martial and Coman will flank center forward Olivier Giroud, while Dimitri Payet - France's best gamer in a 2-1 opening win over Romania upon Friday - moves throughout from the left of midfield into a No. 10 playmaker's role at the rear of Giroud.
Albania coach Giovanni De Biasi made three changes, with one of those enforced as Arlind Ajeti replaces Lorik Cana in central defense since Cana has been hanging after getting sent off in Saturday's 1-0 loss to Switzerland.
The additional two changes have Andi Lila taking Odise Roshi's place on the proper flank and Ledian Memushaj replacing Taulant Xhaka in midfield.
Left back Ansi Agolli is captain in Cana's absence.
8: '07 p. m.
Listed below are the particular lineups for Wednesday's Western european Championship Group A match between France and Albania in Marseille:
Albania: Etrit Berisha, Andi Lila, Ermir Lenjani, Elseid Hysaj, Ansi Agolli, Ledian Memushaj, Armando Sadiku, Burim Kukeli, Mergim Mavraj, Arlind Ajeti, Amir Abrashi.
France: Hugo Lloris, Bacary Sagna, Adil Rami, Laurent Koscielny, Patrice Evra, Blaise Matuidi, N'Golo Kante, Kingsley Coman, Anthony Martial, Dimitri Payet, Olivier Giroud.
7: 49 g. m.
Switzerland closed within on a spot in the next round of the Western european Championship with a 1-1 draw against Romania upon Wednesday.
Admir Mehmedi scored a 57th-minute equalizer to ensure the Swiss possess four points ahead associated with its final Group The match against France.
Romania took the lead against the run of play in the 18th minute when Bogdan Stancu have scored with his second penalty in two games.
Although Romania hit the post through Cristian Sapunaru's first-half shot, Switzerland had the better scoring chances.
Romania has only one point from two matches, but must be favored to beat Albania.
7: 19 p. m.
Admir Mehmedi pounced on a reduce ball in the area following the corner and sent the powerful drive through a packed goalmouth. Switzerland and Romania are now tied 1-1.
7: 13 p. m.
GOAL: Admir Mehmedi scores for Swiss in the 57th minute. Switzerland is tied with Romania 1-1.
seven p. m.
Germany coach Joachim Loew says this individual wasn't fully conscious of their actions when he was filmed with his hands down his pants during the team's opening game from the European Championship.
Footage of Loew during Sunday's 2-0 win over Ukraine shows the 56-year-old coach place his hand down the front of his jeans before repeating the process with his hand over the back.
Loew says "naturally you do some things that you're not aware associated with. I wasn't conscious of it somehow. But it occurred and of course I am sorry. You're filled with adrenalin and full of focus and the things that happen then can't end up being consciously taken as real. "
6: forty p. m.
Police used tear gas to distribute crowds of English soccer fans in the northern city of Lille.
Police chased large groups of The english language fans through the back roads around Lille's main railway station.
A team of about two hundred English fans had already been getting progressively rowdier and noisier, singing songs taunting Russia, when a noisy explosion was heard and some bottles were thrown.
That was followed by a big mass movement of enthusiasts chased by riot police. Police seemed to make at least one arrest, pinning a man against the ground. Police then billed, spraying tear gas in front of them as they ran.
Some bystanders took refuge in a nearby pharmacy.
6: 23 g. m.
Bogdan Stancu obtained from the penalty place after Switzerland captain Stephan Lichtsteiner pulled the t-shirt of Romania midfielder Alexandru Chipciu inside the region.
Romania leads Switzerland 1-0.
6: 18 g. m.
GOAL: Bogdan Stancu scores from your penalty spot for Romania within the 18th minute. Romania leads Switzerland 1-0.
5: ten p. m.
Switzerland trainer Vladimir Petkovic has held the same lineup to handle Romania as started within its opening 1-0 earn over Albania.
Forward Haris Seferovic will lead the particular attack despite strong assistance back home for Basel teenager Breel Embolo to play from the start.
Romania coach Anghel Iordanescu makes four changes through the team that impressed when losing 2-1 in order to France in the first match at Euro 2016.
Forward Claudiu Keseru plus midfielders Alexandru Chipciu, Andrei Prepelita and Gabriel Torje come in to substitute Florin Andone, Adrian Popa, Nicolae Stanciu and Ovidiu Hoban.
5: 00 p. m.
Here are the lineups for the match between Romania and Switzerland within Paris in Group The:
Romania: Ciprian Tatarusanu, Cristian Sapunaru, Vlad Chiriches, Dragos Grigore, Razvan Rat, Andrei Prepelita, Mihai Pintilii, Gabriel Torje, Bogdan Stancu, Alexandru Chipciu, Claudiu Keseru.
Switzerland: Yann Sommer, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Fabian Schaer, Johan Djourou, Ricardo Rodriguez, Valon Behrami, Granit Xhaka, Blerim Dzemaili, Xherdan Shaqiri, Admir Mehmedi, Haris Seferovic.
4: 55 p. m.
Russia's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned french ambassador to protest the detention of Russian soccer fans in the southern part of France.
The ministry says the decision by the Marseille prosecutor to hold the Russians for 48 hours impending investigation was "discriminatory. " It warns that "further fanning of anti-Russian sentiments over our team's involvement in the European Tournament could significantly strain the atmosphere of Russian-French connections. "
The Russians were detained Tuesday near Good as they were proceeding by bus to Lille for Wednesday's match against Slovakia. Local authorities said police stopped the enthusiasts to see whether any hooligans were among them.
The French police action followed violent clashes between Russia and England fans within Marseille ahead of their own European Championship opener, a 1-1 draw on Saturday night.
Russia lost to Slovakia 2-1 on Wednesday.
4: 50 p. m.
Marek Hamsik have scored one goal and arranged up another to help Slovakia beat Russia 2-1 at the European Championship.
Hamsik's defense-splitting pass brought to Vladimir Weiss' first goal. He then driven in Slovakia's second in the Stade Pierre Mauroy.
Russia provided little risk until Denis Glushakov headed in a late goal in the 80th.
Yet Slovakia held on for the first European Championship triumph after losing to Wales on Saturday. Russia received its first game with England in Group M.
4: 45 g. m.
Substitute Denis Glushakov headed a shot previous diving goalkeeper Matus Kozacik within the 80th minute.
Glushakov, who replaced Aleksandr Golovin at halftime, scored through a chipped cross from the left by Oleg Shatov.
Slovakia still leads Russia 2-1.
four: 36 p. m.
OBJECTIVE: Denis Glushakov scores regarding Russia in the 80th minute. Slovakia leads Russian federation 2-1.
4: fifteen p. m.
Croatia goalkeepers coach Marjan Mrmic has left the squad to travel back home after his father died.
UEFA said upon its website that he is expected to return in order to France on Friday when Croatia takes on Czech Republic in Group M in Saint-Etienne.
Mrmic is the second member of the particular Croatia squad to find out about the death of his father since the tournament started. Captain Darijo Srna also traveled returning to Croatia to attend his father's funeral following the 1-0 conquer Turkey. He has since rejoined the squad.
3: 45 l. m.
GOAL: Marek Hamsik scores for Slovakia in the bokep 45th minute. Slovak republic leads Russia 2-0.
3: 40 p. meters.
Slovakia forward Vladimir Weiss capitalized on a lengthy pass by Marek Hamsik to give his team kakbokep the 1-0 lead over Russian federation in the European Championship.
Coming into the location from the left wing, Weiss managed the bokep ball, made the quick move to wrong-foot two Russian defenders before sending his low chance past goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev.
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GOAL: Vladimir Weiss scores for Slovakia within the 32nd minute. Slovak republic leads Russia 1-0.
3: 25 p. mirielle.
The animals are at it again, and they also state Germany will beat Poland.
Nelly the Elephant on Wednesday predicted a narrow victory for the world champions by choosing : hesitantly - to punch a ball into a goal marked with Poland's flag, based on her owners at the Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen.
In Leipzig, a koala bear named Oobi-Ooobi chose a eucalyptus branch from a glass marked with the German flag.
Nelly correctly expected Germany's opening win towards Ukraine. Her furry colleague, however, predicted a attract by refusing to touch either branch.
The trend for animal oracles began in earnest with Germany's Paul the Octopus, that achieved cult status simply by correctly predicting eight matches at the 2010 Globe Cup. Other animals have got struggled to achieve comparable stardom.
2: 25 p. m.
Russia trainer Leonid Slutsky is adhering with the same lineup that earned a 1-1 draw against England upon Saturday.
Russia captain Vasily Berezutsky, who scored the particular stoppage-time equalizer against Britain, leads the defense while Artem Dzyuba will play with Aleksandr Kokorin upward front.
Needing a triumph after its 2-1 starting loss to Wales, Slovak republic will feature three brand new names.
Coach Jan Kozak has picked defender Tomas Hubocan, midfielder Viktor Pecovsky and forward Ondrej Duda to replace Patrik Hrosovsky, Michal Duris and Dusan Svento.
2: fifteen p. m.
Here are the lineups for the match between Russia and Slovakia within Lille in Group B:
Russia: Igor Akinfeev, Igor Smolnikov, Vasily Berezutsky, Sergei Ignashevich, Georgy Shchennikov, Roman Neustaedter, Alexander Golovin, Oleg Shatov, Alexander Kokorin, Fyodor Smolov, Artyom Dzyuba.
Slovakia: Matus Kozacik, Peter Pekarik, Martin Skrtel, Jan Durica, Tomas Hubocan, Juraj Kucka, Viktor Pecovsky, Marek Hamsik, Robert Produc, Vladimir Weiss, Ondrej Duda.
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Croatia captain Darijo Srna is back at the European Championship after attending the funeral of his father.
The Croatia soccer federation says Srna has returned towards the team base in Deauville. Srna was accompanied by coach Ante Cacic for the funeral in Croatia on Monday.
Srna was told of his father's death after actively playing inside a 1-0 win more than Turkey in Paris on Sunday.
check this site out individual should captain the team again when Croatia performs the Czech Republic in Saint-Etienne on Friday.
Srna's 130 international appearances is usually a national record.
1: 10 p. m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Moscow expectations that UEFA will offer equivalent treatment to all those responsible for fan assault during the European Championship.
Dmitry Peskov also voiced wish Wednesday that the European 2016 will continue without any further "excesses. inch
UEFA's disciplinary body mentioned Russia will be disqualified from the tournament if there is more enthusiast violence inside stadiums within France after its fans attacked English supporters in Marseille after Saturday's 1-1 draw.
Speaking within a meeting call with reporters, Peskov said "we wish for a fair treatment during investigation into all excesses, with equal attention given to all of the parties who may have been involved. inch
He additional that he wouldn't "infringe on or comment on UEFA's jurisdiction. "
11: 30 a. m.
Russia's game against Slovakia in Lille on Wednesday is the first European Championship complement not to sell all tickets.
UEFA says this has 1, 100 seat tickets available in the best category on the 50, 000-capacity Stade Pierre Mauroy.
The Category 1 tickets are listed available for sale at 145 euros ($163).
The very first 12 games at European 2016 sold all tickets available except for several seats in corporate food boxes.
UEFA says it also has unsold seats for two matches in Lyon: two, 000 tickets for Ukraine vs. Northern Ireland on Thursday, and 1, 1000 for Romania vs. Albania on Sunday.
The complete Euro 2016 capacity is usually second . 5 million with regard to the 51 matches.
France's Antoine Griezmann, third from right, celebrates after scoring his side's first objective during the Euro 2016 Group A soccer complement between France and Albania at the Velodrome arena in Marseille, France, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
England supporters gesture towards a type of police officers during a standoff in downtown Lille, France Wednesday, June fifteen, 2016 1 day ahead of the Euro 2016 Team B soccer match towards Wales in nearby Lens. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
People run after police terminated tear gas in the downtown area Lille, France Wednesday, June 15, 2016 during clashes one day ahead of the particular Euro 2016 Group M soccer match against Wales in nearby Lens. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
France's Dimitri Payet, center right, drives the ball past Albania's Ledian Memushaj during the European 2016 Group A football match between France plus Albania at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, Italy, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
France's Olivier Giroud, right, mind the ball to hit the post during the Euro 2016 Group A soccer match between Italy and Albania at the particular Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
France's Paul Pogba heats up at half period, during the Euro 2016 Group A soccer match up between France and Albania at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
French Police disperse a group of English fans in downtown Lille, northern France, Wed, June 15, 2016, 1 day ahead of the Euro 2016 Group W soccer match against Wales in nearby Lens. The ussr were playing Slovakia in the Pierre Mauroy arena in Villeneuve d?Ascq, near Lille on Wednesday which raised the possibility of violence after clashes between supporters from the 2 countries at their earlier match in Marseille last weekend.
(AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
From left, Albania's Armando Sadiku, France's Olivier Giroud and Albania's Mergim Mavraj go for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group A soccer complement between France and Albania at the Velodrome arena in Marseille, France, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
England collect outside a bar in downtown Lille, France Wednesday, June 15, 2016 one day in front of the Euro 2016 Group B soccer match up against Wales in nearby Lens. Russia were actively playing Slovakia at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d?Ascq, near Lille on Wednesday which raised the possibility of violence after clashes between supporters from the particular two countries at their particular previous match in kakbokep streaming Marseille last weekend.
(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
French Police distribute a group of English fans in downtown Lille, northern Italy, Wednesday, June 15, 2016, one day ahead of the Euro 2016 Group B soccer match against Wales in nearby Lens. Russia were playing Slovakia in the Pierre Mauroy arena in Villeneuve d?Ascq, near Lille on Wednesday which usually raised the possibility associated with violence after clashes among supporters from the two countries at their previous match up in Marseille last weekend break.
(AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
A French fan waves the particular flag of his nation prior the Euro 2016 Group A soccer match between France and Albania at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France, Wed, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Romania's Cristian Sapunaru, left, and Switzerland's Admir Mehmedi vie with regard to the ball during the particular Euro 2016 Group A soccer match between Romania and Switzerland at the particular Parc des Princes arena in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Russia supporters light a flare and celebrate after Russia's Denis Glushakov scored their very first goal throughout the Euro 2016 Group B soccer match up between Russia and Slovak republic at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d?Ascq, near Lille, France, Wed, June 15, 2016.
(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)