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Portugal - France

Fontaine to Zidane, Figo to Henry: Five Portugal v France classics

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1959: France 5-3 Portugal

The most high-scoring encounter between the teams saw France prevail courtesy of a hat-trick from Reims striker Just Fontaine, 13-goal top scorer at the previous year's World Cup in Sweden. In front of 48,111 fans at Stade de Colombes in Paris, goals from

1975: France 0-2 Portugal

France left Stade de Colombes for the Parc des Princes in 1972, but they returned to their former home three years later for a friendly against Portugal. Neither side had graced a major tournament since the 1966 World Cup and a low-quality contest was dec

1984: Portugal 2-3 France

In the first competitive encounter between the teams, hosts and favourites France progressed after a dizzyingly dramatic contest at Marseille's Stade Velodrome. Jean-Francois Domergue gave France a 25th-minute lead with a blistering free-kick, only for Ru

2000: France 2-1 Portugal

Another last-four clash, another last-gasp winner by a French poster boy. Seeking to complete a world and European double, Roger Lemerre's France fell behind to Portugal in Brussels when Nuno Gomes's snapshot earned Portugal a 19th-minute lead. But Nicola

2006: France 1-0 Portugal

Zidane was on target again six years later as France emerged victorious from the most prestigious game between the two sides prior to Euro 2016. Having reversed his decision to retire from international football before the tournament, Zidane had already i