France coach Didier Deschamps described events in Budapest as magical and insane after his side drew 2-2 with Portugal on a night full of twists and turns which ended with Les Bleus heading into the Euro 2020 last 16 as the Group F winner.
With qualification for the knockout stages secured before Wednesday’s match, France was aiming to top the group and secure a more favourable last-16 tie.
With the scoreline ever-changing in the match between Hungary and Germany in Munich, two goals from Karim Benzema were cancelled out by a pair of Cristiano Ronaldo penalties as France had to settle for a draw.
“We were seeing the scoreline in the night’s other match as Hungary were beating Germany, and it was making things very complicated,” Deschamps told a news conference. “It was an insane match that went in…