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Wednesday, 21 June, 2000, 20:43 GMT 21:43 UK
France v Holland clockwatch
France 2-3 Holland
0 mins: The game begins with a top class French reserve side needing a draw or a win to win the group, while full strength Holland require a victory to stay on home soil for the remainder of the tournament.
5 mins: A Dennis Bergkamp free kick is headed towards goal by Phillippe Cocu, but French keeper Bernard Lama saves with his tracksuited legs.
7 mins: Johan Micoud's corner is headed into the net by Christophe Dugarry. Dutch keeper Sander Westerveld came out for the cross but missed it completely.
10 mins: Patrick Kluivert has a first sight of goal, but strikes straight at Lama from just inside the area.
13 mins: Kluivert latches onto a long ball and cuts inside Frank Leboeuf before firing a fierce shot past the left hand of Lama and into the net.
19 mins: Dugarry appears to catch Marc Overmars late on the edge of the French penalty area. The Arsenal winger receives lengthy treatment but there is no free kick.
20 mins: Bergkamp juggles the ball through to the edge of the area but shoots just wide.
22 mins: The Arsenal striker goes even closer but his shot goes into the ground, over Lama and off the crossbar - before Kluivert heads back at the goalkeeper.
29 mins: Micoud, just inside the Dutch half, sees Westerveld off his line. His chip has to be tipped over by the Dutchman.
30 mins: From the resulting corner, Micoud finds Sylvain Wiltord on the edge of the area. His shot hits the net, after a touch from David Trezeguet.
40 mins: After a scrappy 10 minutes, Holland win a corner and exert some pressure - but the French hang on to their lead.
45 mins: A neat sequence of Dutch passing gives Zenden a chance to cross, but he overhits it badly. Seconds later Dugarry is booked for a high, late challenge on Arthur Numan.
47 mins: Dugarry spins in behind a square Dutch defence but with only Westerveld to beat, the French striker's shot is turned away by the keeper's legs.
51 mins: Patrick Vieira fouls Edgar Davids and Frank de Boer steps up to take a free kick from 35 yards. The shot beats the wall, and Lama can only push it into the roof of the net.
56 mins: Dugarry curls a shot straight at Westerveld as the two sides trade neat passing movements, blow for blow.
59 mins: The next attack sees Boudewijn Zenden surge onto a long clearance and into the area, before shooting underneath the exposed Lama.
60 mins: The first substitution of the game sees Kluivert make way for Roy Makaay.
62 mins: Jaap Stam's saving tackle prevents Micoud having a shot on goal.
67 mins: Davids clashes with Vieira and goes down holding his eye - with his protective glasses around his forehead. Youri Djorkaeff replaces Dugarry as the French make their first change.
73 mins:Wiltord comes in from the left and thrashes a shot across the Dutch goal but out of reach of Djorkaeff's run.
74 mins:Marcel Desailly is booked for a tackle from behind on Makaay.
75 mins:Trezeguet sprints clear onto a long ball but Westerveld saves his low shot.
77 mins: Aron Winter equals Ruud Krol's Dutch record of 83 international caps by coming on a substitute for Bergkamp.
80 mins: Nicolas Anelka makes an entrance as a replacement for Wiltord - seconds before Davids is booked for fouling Robert Pires.
84 mins: Cocu is the latest to receive a booking in a match which was not supposed to mean a great deal to either side. He fouled Christian Karembeu.
90 mins: Vieira is yet another player to be cautioned at the start of three minutes of stoppage time. He is replaced by Didier Deschamps seconds later.
92 mins: Pires puts a weak shot at Westerveld, before another substitute Peter Van Vossen enjoys the final run of the game.
93 mins: This potential final rehearsal ends with a win for the host nation.
1. Bernard Lama; 19. Christian Karembeu, 18. Franck Leboeuf, 8. Marcel Desailly (capt), 2. Vincent Candela; 11. Robert Pires, 4. Patrick Vieira, 14. Johan Micoud, 6. Youri Djorkaeff; 20. David Trezeguet, 13. Sylvain Wiltord
22. Sander Westerveld; 19. Artur Numan, 4. Frank de Boer (capt), 3. Jaap Stam, 5. Boudewijn Zenden; 11. Marc Overmars, 8. Edgar Davids, 7. Phillip Cocu, 15. Paul Bosvelt; Dennis Bergkamp, 9. Patrick Kluivert
Referee: Anders Frisk (Swe)
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