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Romania 0-0 France



Colourful Romanian fans are out in force in in Zurich

Colourful Romanian fans are out in force in in Zurich as their side takes on France in the Group C encounter

Nicolas Anelka of France is tackled by Romania's Dorin Goian

The game gets underway in sunny conditions with France's Nicolas Anelka posing an attacking threat up front

Daniel Niculae of Romania is challenged by Eric Abidal and William Gallas

The opening half is a turgid affair with no real opportunities for either side as Romania defend in large numbers behind the ball

Frances Florent Malouda grapples with Romania's Cosmin Contra

The poor half ends goalless with the disappointing French continually frustrated and struggling to create meaningful chances

France coach Raymond Domenech

France coach Raymond Domenech will be concerned during the break after witnessing his team's lack of creativity against the Romanians

Daniel Niculae is tackled by French defender Lilian Thuram

The game marginally improves at the start of the second half with Daniel Niculae asking questions of the French defender Lilian Thuram

France coach Raymond Domenech shows his frustration

The second-half isn't much better than the first and France fail to impress leaving the pressure mounting on their coach




see also
Romania v France
08 May 08 |  Euro 2008


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