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Euro 2020 | Hungary and France draw in Budapest
Hungary and France have drawn 1-1 in Euro 2020 Group F at Puskas Arena in Budapest.
Attila Fiola fired the hosts into the lead in first-half stoppage time, before Antoine Griezmann drew world champions France level in the 66th minute in Hungary.
Didier Deschamps' France now have four points after two games ahead of their final group match against Portugal, while Hungary - who will face Germany - entered the clash with France having lost their opening tie against Portugal.
France created several good chances in the opening half hour, with Hungary goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi making a good save from a Karim Benzema drive, and an unmarked Kylian Mbappe heading Lucas Digne's cross wide from 10 yards.
Benzema should have made it 1-0 in the 31st minute, but sliced his volley wide from 12 yards after being picked out by a clever Mbappe pass inside the Hungarian box.
The home crowd erupted in first half stopppage time when Hungary snatched a shock lead through Fiola.
Roland Sallai beat Raphael Varane to a loose ball midway inside the French half, and Fiola sprinted clear of Benjamin Pavard before tucking a low finish past Hugo Lloris.
Paul Pogba sliced a low shot from distance wide under pressure in the 51st minute as tournament favourites France searched for an equaliser, which they eventually found the net in the 66th minute.
Lloris' long kick was chased down brilliantly by Mbappe, who dragged a low cross across the six-yard box.
The ball deflected off a Hungarian defender into Griezmann's path, and the Barcelona attacker swept home a close-range finish to make it 1-1.
Mbappe had a chance to win it in the 81st minute, but drove his powerful effort straight at Gulacsi from 10 yards after being teed up by Olivier Giroud.
"Hungary put on the match of their lives," Deschamps said afterwards.
"Good for them! It's a point. It's obviously not what we hoped for but, given the context, we will take it anyway."