France will be among the 14 teams involved in Friday's draw for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-offs after seeing off Slovenia in Amiens.
Réné Girard's side finished top of Group 14 thanks to second half goals by substitute Yoann Gourcuff and Florent Sinama-Pongolle after a brave Slovenian team battled hard for a shock result but to no avail. France, who only needed a draw to reach the play-offs, were dominant but Branko Zupan's side kept it tight at the back.
Slovenia held France at bay for 65 minutes, relying on the counterattack to frustrate France, but an overhead pass by Chelsea FC's Lassana Diarra found Albin Ebondo on the right and his cross proved perfect for Gourcuff as the AC Milan starlet broke the deadlock. Slovenia captain Dalibor Stevanović went close for the visitors but Gourcuff helped end any comeback hopes by supplying RC Recreativo de Huelva striker Sinama-Pongolle with the second.