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France find their range

Published: Friday 12 October 2007, 22.15CET
France 4-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina René Girard's side warmed up for their critical qualifier in Romania with a comfortable victory.
Published: Friday 12 October 2007, 22.15CET

France find their range

France 4-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina René Girard's side warmed up for their critical qualifier in Romania with a comfortable victory.

France warmed up for their crucial game in Romania on Wednesday with a comfortable 4-0 victory against ten-man Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Skipper absent
Although captain Younes Kaboul and regular goalkeeper Hugo Lloris were missing, René Girard’s side still played with panache in Albi. SM Caen's Yohan Gouffran broke the deadlock after 29 minutes with a header, although the game only truly swung in France’s favour ten minutes into the second half when Mustafa Sejmenović saw red for an apparent elbow on Dimitri Payet.

Two for Marveaux
The AS Saint-Etienne player responded in style, dashing forward before sending a pin-point cross to substitute Serge Gakpé to score his first goal for Les Bleuets after 63 minutes. Sylvain Marveaux of Stade Rennais FC also struck his first goal at this level six minutes later, and followed it up with another (80) to cap a slick team display. France are three points clear of Romania, having played a game more, before their midweek assignment in Iasi.

Last updated: 27/03/13 7.15CET

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Lineups

France

France

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

5
BellaidHabib Bellaid
11
AganovicAdmir Aganovic
2
DaboMouhamadou Dabo
Yellow Card81
3
BenovićVukašin Benović
11
DiaIssiar Dia
1
BurićJasmin Burić (GK)
6
DigardDidier Digard
6
ČovićMehmedalija Čović
10
GouffranYoan Gouffran
Goal29
Substitution61
9
JelićPetar Jelić (C)
8
MarveauxSylvain Marveaux
Goal69
Goal78
5
PandžaBoris Pandža
Yellow Card7
9
MénezJérémy Ménez
Yellow Card43
Substitution65
7
PurićDario Purić
Substitution46
7
PayetDimitri Payet
8
RistanićIlija Ristanić
1
JourdrenGeoffrey Jourdren (GK)
10
ŠtilićSemir Štilić
Substitution70
3
N'ZogbiaCharles N'Zogbia
2
VršajevićAvdija Vršajević
4
CabayeYohan Cabaye (C)
Substitution75
4
CocalicEdin Cocalic
Substitution70

Substitutes

15
ChantômeClément Chantôme
Substitution75
12
BerakNovica Berak (GK)
12
MarangeFlorian Marange
14
ČejvanovićKenan Čejvanović
14
MatuidiBlaise Matuidi
Substitution65
Yellow Card76
13
M. PejićMatijas Pejić
17
QuerciaJulien Quercia
16
PericOzren Peric
Substitution70
18
GakpeSerge Gakpe
Substitution61
Goal64
15
PapazPredrag Papaz
13
LouvionCyriaque Louvion
17
CausevicArmin Causevic
Substitution70
16
RuffierStéphane Ruffier (GK)
18
SejmenovicMustafa Sejmenovic
Substitution46
Red Card55

Coach

René Girard (FRA) Nikola Nikic (BIH)

Referee

Ismet Arzuman (TUR)

Assistant referees

Bülent Gökcü (TUR), Ismail Köse (TUR)

Fourth official

Barış Simsek (TUR)

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