France has qualified to the final of the ongoing UEFA Euro tournament. The hosts on Thursday night break the hold in Germany history as they beat them 2-0. This will be the first time in a long time Germany will be crashing out in the hands of a host Nation in a major tournament, breaking Mannschaft’s 50-year winning streak.
Atletico Madrid strike Antoine Griezmann gave France the victory in Thursday night encounter against Germany, scoring twice to secure the last spot for France as they join Portugal to battle it out in the final. The final will be unpredictable, with Portugal who has been mysterious in finding their way to the final, qualifying to the knock out stage as best looser, when everyone thought they will be knocked out.
France winner against Germany has break their popular record to always knock out hosting teams in a major tournament; like in 2008 they beat Austria 1-0 preventing them from moving to the knock out stage in a tournament they hosted, While in 2014 world cup they thrash Brazil from the semi-final in an embarrassing manner from a world cup tournament they also hosted. Previous to that they‘ve beaten co-host South Korea in 2002 world cup semi-final ending their chance for a final spot.
Germany had enjoyed half a century of ending host nations’ involvement in their own tournament until their defeat at the Stade Velodrome. They will have to go home and rebuild a formidable team.