Saint-Denis (dpa) - France's national football team has missed in the European Championship qualifiers revenge for the 2-0 defeat in the Turkish Konya.
The team of Didier Deschamps came on Monday in Paris Stade de France only to a 1: 1 (0: 0). After the hit by Joker Olivier Giroud (76.) scored the Dusseldorf professional Kaan Ayhan (81) compensation for Turkey. Once again, Turkish players saluted and showed their sympathy with the policies of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkish players had already given the winner of the 1-0 victory to the soldiers deployed in Syria at the game against Albania with a military tribute on the field on Friday, causing quite a stir. The European Football Union will initiate proceedings and will first seek opinions from stakeholders. The UEFA procedure may be directed against the association or against individual players. The statutes of the umbrella association prohibit political statements and gestures on the pitch in UEFA competitions.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian had canceled his participation in the European Championship qualifier against the background of the Turkish military offensive in Syria. The confirmed circles of the Foreign Ministry in Paris. Turkey's military intervention had been heavily criticized in France and other countries.
In the absence of captain Hugo Lloris, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappé, the World Champion came to good chances in the intensely-led first half, but to no result. Bayern record shopping Lucas Hernández, to whose health condition arose between the French federation and the German record champions a dispute, played from the beginning.
In Group H France takes second place after eight of ten matchdays with 19 points behind the tied Turkey. In the other simultaneous matches played the Albanians came to a 4-0 (3-0) in Moldova, Iceland strengthened with a 2-0 (1-0) against Andorra his third place in the table.
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