>> Proud, really proud! They fought like lions!>> Iceland's fairytale run at the Euro is finally coming to an end. France showing no mercy for the tournament dubutantes in a crushing five two defeat. Olivier Giroud scoring twice at the Stade de France. With Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet, and Antoine Griezmann also on target in the one sided romp.
Despite comfortably easing past England into the quarter finals, Iceland were 4-0 down by half-time. They tried to rally after the break with the goal from Kolbeinn Sigthorsson and added a late consolation, but the damage had already been done.
>> Iceland though, leaving their first major tournament with their heads held high.
>> We hoped but the French are really really good. I knew it would be a hard game but they just have to they did good.>> France had not been past the quarter finals since they won the tournament in 2000. They now face a mouth watering last four clash with Germany on Thursday.