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Germany through after defeating France

Germany 2-1 France
Holders Germany are through as Group A winners with a match to spare after victory against France, who must now beat Spain.

Germany celebrate their opening goal
Germany celebrate their opening goal ©Sportsfile
  • Germany follow opening win against Spain with scalp of France that takes them into semis
  • Melissa Kössler puts holders ahead as she lobs Justine Lerond from 35 metres
  • Just before half-time Sydney Lohmann's free-kick tipped from under bar by Lerond
  • Kössler strikes again early in second half with individual effort and is only denied hat-trick by Lohman's late save
  • Maëlle Lakrar pulls one back with three minutes left following rebounded free-kick
  • Defeat means France must beat Spain on Monday to go through with group winners Germany
  • Monday in Group A: Germany v Czech Republic, France v Spain (both 14:00CET)
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