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Euro 2020: France beats Germany 1-0 after own goal from Hummels

Germany's Mats Hummels, right, scores an own goal past Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer during the Euro 2020.
Germany's Mats Hummels, right, scores an own goal past Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer during the Euro 2020. Copyright Franck Fife/Pool via AP
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By Euronews
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France wins 1-0 against Germany in the 2018 World Cup champions' first match during the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship.

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France won their first match in the Euro 2020 in an intense match against Germany, winning 1-0.

An early own goal from Mats Hummels in the 20th minute secured a lead for the French side .

An energised German team tried to break through a confident French side but despite several attempts, they were unable to equalise.

France's Kylian Mbappé was close to scoring several times with impressive runs towards the goal.

Late in the match, France's Karim Benzema appeared to score a goal but Mbappé was judged to be offside.

France's Benjamin Pavard was struck in the face by Germany's Robin Gosens and remained on the ground for several minutes.

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