>> And then there were two, not the strongest, not the favorites, not even the unlikely underdogs. Hosts France against the indifferent, improbable Portugal. Christian Ronaldo side has only once won a game without hitting overtime since the start of the tournament. Thriving on exhausting their opponents. But France, although arguably favorites to win this match, could feel the pressure of entertaining.
> Reuters's Adam Reed has his take on who'll take the cup.>> Well, how did we get to this stage? France, their semifinal was a two-nil win, a great win, in fact, over Germany. Antoine Griezmann scoring his fifth and sixth goals of the tournament. He's now comfortably the tournament's top scorer on six.
That's three ahead of his nearest rival. Didier Deschamps, well, he's got a selection issue to think about, and N'Golo Kante could come back into the starting lineup. But potentially, he may stick with the same eleven that did so well against the Germans. As for Portugal, they had a two-nil win of their own, Cristiano Ronaldo finally announcing himself on the tournament.
His third goal of the tournament came when he leapt higher than entire Wales defense to give them the lead. And then he provided an assist for Nani with the second. So it could come down Antoine Griezmann, for France, and Christiano Renaldo for Portugal. The two sides met in the semifinals of Euro 84, France won on that occasion 3- 2.
And that game is actually part of an 18 game unbeaten run for the French of tournaments held here in France. And who will bet against them adding another France on Sunday night