France v Belgium, 25 December 1952

Score1-0 to Belgium
RefereeWilliam Evans
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueStade De Colombes, Paris
Attendance38,379

0  France

Manager: Gaston Barreau

1  Belgium

Manager: Bill Gormlie

Goals:

Goals:

Jean-Louis Straetmans 6 G

Starting lineup:

Defender Lazare Gianessi
Defender Robert Jonquet
Defender Roger Marche (captain)
Defender Armand Penverne
Forward Raymond Kopa
Forward Roger Piantoni
Forward Andre Strappe

Starting lineup:

Defender Henri Dirickx
Midfielder Louis Carre
Forward Leopol Anoul
Forward Rik Coppens
Forward Jean Mathonet
Forward Joseph Mermans (captain)