Iceland crashed out of the Euro 2016 after a 5-2 Thrashing by France.Two goals from Olivier Giroud and one apiece from Dimitri Payet, Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann were enough to secure a stress-free victory, with Kolbeinn Sigthorsson and Birkir Bjarnason replying for Iceland.
The French had an excellent First half in which they put 4 goals past a helpless Iceland Defense.Iceland started brightly with a couple of chances in the starting 1o minutes but were soon behind in the 12th minute thanks to an excellent first time shot By Giroud. France were soon 2 goals up , thanks to thumping header by Pogba from a Griezmann corner in the 19th episode.
And just Before the break France killed the game with two quick Goals in the 43rd minute and 45th minute. Sigthorsson pulled 1 back for Iceland in the 56th minute, But soon Giroud restored France’s 4 goal lead with a excellent header from a payet’s free kick. Bjarnason pulled one more back in the 86th mins to restore some pride for Iceland
France will now meet Germany in the semifinals where the role of france will be reversed from favorites to underdogs but they would be hoping that a young energetic side will be able to overcome Germans backed by their home support.