Finland v France, 07 September 2012

Score1-0 to France
RefereeCraig Thomson
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group I
VenueOlympic Stadium, Helsinki
Attendance35,111

0  Finland

Manager: Mixu Paatelainen

1  France

Manager: Didier Deschamps

Goals:

Goals:

Abou Diaby 20 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Lucas Hradecky
Defender Markus Halsti
Defender Joona Toivio
Defender/Midfielder Kari Arkivuo
Defender/Midfielder Niklas Moisander (captain)
Midfielder Roman Eremenko
Midfielder Perparim Hetemaj
Midfielder Alexander Ring
Midfielder Tim Sparv
Forward Teemu Pukki

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (captain)
Defender Mamadou Sakho
Defender/Left back Patrice Evra
Midfielder Yohan Cabaye
Midfielder Abou Diaby
Midfielder Rio Mavuba
Midfielder Franck Ribéry
Forward Karim Benzema
Forward Jeremy Menez

Substitutions:

Alexei Eremenko Jnr for Perparim Hetemaj 65
Njazi Kuqi for Kasper Hämäläinen 78

Substitutions:

Mathieu Valbuena for Jeremy Menez 63
Blaise Matuidi for Yohan Cabaye 73
Bafetimbi Gomis for Franck Ribéry 89

Cards:

Markus Halsti 25 Y
Tim Sparv 56 Y
Niklas Moisander 87 Y

Cards:

Yohan Cabaye 15 Y
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa 64 Y
Blaise Matuidi 74 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Niki Mäenpää
Goalkeeper Henri Sillanpää
Defender Paulus Arajuuri
Defender Jarkko Hurme
Defender Juhani Ojala
Defender Petri Pasanen
Defender Jukka Raitala
Midfielder Alexei Eremenko Jnr
Midfielder Toni Kolehmainen
Midfielder Daniel Sjolund
Midfielder Mika Vayrynen
Forward Njazi Kuqi

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mickaël Landreau
Goalkeeper Steve Mandanda
Defender Adil Rami
Defender/Left back Gaël Clichy
Midfielder Etienne Capoue
Midfielder Maxime Gonalons
Midfielder Blaise Matuidi
Midfielder Mathieu Valbuena
Forward Olivier Giroud
Forward Bafetimbi Gomis