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Euro 2020 warm-up football match updates

Yesterday four international teams played a friendly match. Spain football team faced Lithuania at Estadio Municipal Butarque stadium in Leganes, Spain. On the other hand, France played a warm-up against Bulgaria at Stade de France. Find out Euro 2020 warm-up football match updates.

Spain’s team of young players defeated Lithuania 4-0 in the warm-up match of the European Football Championship. Spain prepared a team from its Under-21 team players for the match after captain Sergio Basquet was found positive for Covid-19. Out of the 20 players who were included in the team for this match, 19 players had never played in the senior team.

This friendly match was given international status at the senior level. It was also coach Luis de la Fuente‘s official first match with the main team. De la Fuente added 10 new players to the starting XI. Bryan Gil was the only player to have the experience of playing for the senior team at the international level. Prior to this, Spain had given 10 players a chance to debut at the senior level in 1941.

Valencia defender Hugo Guillamon scored for Spain in the third minute while Brahim Diaz doubled the lead in the 24th minute. Juan Miranda scored a third in the ninth minute of the second half while substitute Javi Puado scored in the 73rd minute to make it a memorable night for the debutants. Check yesterday match result of Spain vs Lithuania.

Meanwhile, France beat Bulgaria 3-0 in another match, the world champions won thanks to goals from Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud, but Didier Deschamps was dealt a big injury issue. Their star player Karim Benzema’s injury in this match raised their concerns ahead of the European Championships. Benzema could only stay on the field for 41 minutes. Oliver Giroud, who took the field in place of Benzema, scored two goals in the last seven minutes. Before him, Antoine Griezmann scored the first goal in the 29th minute. 

Deschamps will now be praying that Benzema’s injury does not deny him the chance to make a big contribution at the Euros. Watch football highlights of France vs Bulgaria Euro 2020 warm-up match. 

In other warm-up matches, Czech Republic beat Albania 3–1, Iceland and Poland 2–2 while Hungary and Ireland ended goallessly.

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