SAINT-DENIS, SPORTING ALERT – How to watch Paul Pogba and France take on Bulgaria in a World Cup Europe Qualifying Group A match in Saint-Denis on Friday.
Live streaming coverage is on ESPN3
SCORE: Kevin Gameiro grabs his second goal of the night, tapping home from six-yards from a low cross played in by Griezmann. France leads Bulgaria 4-1
SCORE: France moves even further ahead, as Antoine Griezmann intercepted a poor pass in the back to add his name to scoreline and it’s all about the visitors right now. France leads Bulgaria 3-1.
SCORE: France has come from behind to the lead against Bulgaria, as Dimitri Payet sees his cross going straight into the goal . France leads Bulgaria 2-1.
SCORE: Kevin Gameiro headers home from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner from a Bacary Sagna with a cross. France and are locked at Bulgaria 1-1.
PENALTY SCORES: Mihail Aleksandrov converts the penalty past Hugo Lloris with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner. Bulgaria leads France 1-0.
UPDATE: Georgi Milanov draws a foul in the penalty area against Bacary Sagna.
Pogba starts in the midfield alongside Blaise Matuidi, as France look to take over the lead in the group standings.
Moussa Sissoko, Antoine Griezmann and Dimitri Payet also start in supporting roles for Les Bleus, with Kevin Gameiro getting the nod in the attack, while Andre-Pierre Gignac is on the bench.
Raphael Varane and Laurent Koscielny are the starting pair in the heart of the defense, with Bacary Sagna and Layvin Kurzawa also protecting goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
Among the starters today for Bulgaria are Ivelin Popov, Mihail Aleksandrov, Dimitar Pirgov, Zhivko Milanov and Svetoslav Dyakov.
N’Golo Kante, Kingsley Coman, Anthony Martial and Yohan Cabaye are amongst the substitutes.
France: Lloris, Sagna, Varane, Koscielny, Kurzawa, Pogba, Matuidi, Sissoko, Griezmann, Payet, Gameiro. Subs: Mandanda, Sidibe, Laporte, Gignac, Martial, Fekir, Kimpembe, Cabaye, Digne, Coman, Kante, Areola
Bulgaria: Stoyanov, Strahil Popov, Aleksandar Aleksandrov, Pirgov, Zhivko Milanov, Georgi Milanov, Dyakov, Kostadinov, Mihail Aleksandrov, Marcelinho, Ivelin Popov. Subs: Mitrev, Bozhikov, Chorbadzhiyski, Slavchev, Rangelov, Nedyalkov, Raynov, Galabinov, Chochev, Tonev, Nedelev, Makendzhiev
Referee: Luca Banti (Livorno)