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PODCAST | The Get French Football News Show – Episode 185

Pierre-Paul Bermingham and the guys discuss an underwhelming international break for France who are yet to officially qualify for EURO 2020 after Monday night’s 1-1 draw with Turkey, as well as reaction to Lyon’s shock appointment of Rudi Garcia.

Olivier Giroud: “I am going back to Chelsea pumped up.”

Olivier Giroud, who scored yet again for France tonight, talked to reporters after drawing with Turkey 1-1 in a crucial group match during this EURO 2020 qualifying journey. Are you disappointed after this draw, especially because you were leading? Yes … Read more »

Lucas Hernandez: “Giroud’s entry did us good.”

Speaking to L’Équipe du Soir, French international left-back Lucas Hernandez talked up his disappointment after drawing to Turkey 1-1. “When Giroud came onto the pitch, he did us good. Defensively, Turkey did well. We knew that they were dangerous from … Read more »

Kingsley Coman: “There were a lot of Turkish fans, but we were at home, it was strange.”

Speaking to L’Équipe du Soir, French international winger Kingsley Coman reflected on tonight’s disappointing 1-1 draw with Turkey. “It hurts when you take the lead and get pegged back at the end. We could have been ahead before, and with … Read more »

Pro-Kurdish banner unveiled during France vs Turkey; fights break out

In the 86th minute of tonight’s France vs Turkey, a pro-Kurdish banner was unveiled, bringing about scuffles and boos from the Turkish travelling contingent. The banner read: “Stop massacring the Kurds,” facing directly towards where the majority of Turkish fans … Read more »

Political tension unlikely to see tonight’s key qualifier, France vs Turkey, cancelled

L’Équipe report that there is some thinking going on currently by the powers that be regarding the possible cancellation of tonight’s crucial EURO 2020 qualifier between France and Turkey owing to the current political tensions between the two nations over … Read more »