France vs Bulgaria LIVE: Stream, TV channel, latest updates as Griezmann scores but Benzema goes off injured

FRANCE are taking on Bulgaria in their final warm-up match before Euro 2020.

Les Bleus enjoyed a stroll in the park against Wales last week, winning 3-0 after Neco Williams was controversially sent off for the Dragons.

  • Kick-off: 8.10pm BST
  • TV/ live stream: Sky Sports Premier League
  • France XI: 1 Lloris (c); 2 Pavard, 4 Varane, 3 Kimpembe, 21 Hernandez; 13 Kante, 6 Pogba, 12 Tolisso, 7 Griezmann; 10 Mbappe, 19 Benzema
  • Bulgaria XI: 1 Naumov; 2 Turitsov, 25 Hristov, 4 Antov, 15 Bozhikov (c); 12 I Iliev, 18 Chochev, 10 Kraev, 7 Yankov; 11 Despodov, 19 A Iliev

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  • Tom Harvey

    FRANCE 1-0 BULGARIA

    49. Bulgaria stand off Mbappe and let him get a shot away. It's punched clear by Naumov. Not the most conventional save but he kept it out.

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    FRANCE 1-0 BULGARIA

    46. Lucas Digne has replaced Hernandez.

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    HT: FRANCE 1-0 BULGARIA

    It’s been all too easy for France so far, but it took a moment of magic by Antoine Griezmann to break the deadlock.

    Bulgaria have barely managed to get out of their own half and have been grateful to goalkeeper Daniel Naumov for several fine saves.

    Most worryingly for France was the sight of Karim Benzema limping off towards the end of the first period with what looks like a knee injury.

    FRANCE 1-0 BULGARIA

    44. Giroud pulls the trigger with a fierce drive but Naumov pushes it away. Another good save from the Bulgarian stopper.

    FRANCE 1-0 BULGARIA

    41. France are down to 10 men while they wait to replace Benzema but should have increased their lead. Mbappe tees up Griezmann with just the keeper to beat but Naumov pulls off a wonderful save. Giroud is now on to win his 108th cap.

    FRANCE 1-0 BULGARIA

    38. Benzema drops to the floor and that's his his game done. Hopefully that's just a knock and not serious.

    FRANCE 1-0 BULGARIA

    37. That was Griezmann's fourth goal in his last five games for France.

    • Tom Harvey

      FRANCE 1-0 BULGARIA

      35. Benzema is getting some treatment after taking a knock to the knee. The strapping is on. Is it worth the risk of keeping him on?

    • Tom Harvey

      FRANCE 1-0 BULGARIA

      29. Mbappe's shot is blocked and loops up into the air. Griezmann tries an acrobatic bicycle kick and sees it take a deflection off a Bulgarian head to fly past Naumov. That's his 37th goal for France.

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      FRANCE 0-0 BULGARIA

      27. Another good stop from Naumov to keep out Mbappe's right-footed effort. Pogba then sends in a cross which goes through a sea of legs and to safety,

    • Tom Harvey

      FRANCE 0-0 BULGARIA

      19. Lovely clipped pass by Pogba finds Benzema in the six-yard area. He controls the ball beautifully but then fires over on the half-volley.

    • Tom Harvey

      FRANCE 0-0 BULGARIA

      14. Griezmann is playing in a free role and causing all sorts of problems. He links up with Mbappe to create a half-chance for Benzema but Bulgaria survive. Griezmann-Mbappe-Benzema, is there a better front three in world football?

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    • Tom Harvey

      FRANCE 0-0 BULGARIA

      12. Naumov gets down quickly to his left to palm away Mbappe's effort. Good save.

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      FRANCE 0-0 BULGARIA

      11. Mbappe tees up Benzema just inside the area, but the striker drags his shot wide. Chance, that.

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      FRANCE 0-0 BULGARIA

      10. Good defending by Hernandez to stop a rare Bulgaria attack. He was a doubt for tonight after taking a knock against Wales but is clearly fit enough to feature.

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      FRANCE 0-0 BULGARIA

      4. Pavard has a shot blocked. Mbappe is brought down just outside the area… it's cleared.

    • Tom Harvey

      FRANCE 0-0 BULGARIA

      2. Strong start by France. Mbappe whips in a cross that flashes across the face of goal.

    • Tom Harvey

      FRANCE 0-0 BULGARIA

      1. The French fans were in great voice for the national anthem. It should be a comfortable win tonight for Didier Deschamps’ men. France are in all white, while Bulgaria are in red.

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      Bulgaria are France’s sparring partners before their big heavyweight bout against Germany in the Euros.

      We're now set for the national anthems…

      SELECTION HEADACHE

      Didier Deschamps admits he has a selection headache when it comes to choosing between Rabiot and Tolisso.

      The France boss said: “They are two different profiles. Both are very good. N’Golo Kante him, I love him in every way. "

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