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Fantastic France end Iceland's Euro 2016 run

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>> 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.
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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.
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>> Iceland though, leaving their first major tournament with their heads held high.
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>> 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.