Mats Hummels scored an owngoal and France beat Germany 1-0 on Tuesday at the European Championship. The experienced defender was attempting to stop Lucas Hernandezs cross from reaching France forward Kylian Mbappe when he diverted the ball into his own net in the 20th minute.

World champions France begin tournament on a winning note.France had two goals ruled offside and Adrien Rabiot hit the upright, so ultimately an unfortunate Mats Hummels own goal proved decisive to beat Germany 1-0 in Munich. Pogba and Kante bossed the midfield. A great start for tournament favourites.

Both teams had chances to score Ilkay Gundogan wasted Germanys best opportunity of the first half when he couldnt direct his shot on target. France twice put the ball in the net in the second half but both were called back for offside. Mbappe sent a curling shot inside the far post midway through the half and then set up Karim Benzema for another late in the match.


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