France Vs. England, Euro 2012: Both Teams Looking Dangerous

France respond to that spell of England pressure by flashing their teeth. Franck Ribery does very well to pick out an overlapping run from left back Patrice Evra, and his excellent cross is just about cleared behind for a corner by a stretched defensive line. The corner eventually leads to a dangerous cross from goalscorer Samir Nasri which just eludes Alou Diarra.

England are still showing more ability on the ball than you'd expect, however - some clever play from Ashley Young releases Glen Johnson to skip past Phillippe Mexes like he isn't there before the right back is fouled by Ribery. Or not, in fact, since the officials decided that his tackle, which took out the player but didn't come that close to the ball, was completely legitimate. That was slightly odd.

We have live coverage in our France vs. England, Euro 2012 StoryStream. For more on Euro 2012 and the entire world of football, follow @SBNationSoccer on twitter.

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