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Griezmann was at the centre of the action tonight.

Valon Behrami has just tackled Antoine Griezmann so hard it burst the ball

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Things are getting a little bit feisty in Lille, where France are taking on Switzerland in the final group stage game of Group A.

It remains 0-0 as it stands, and while neither side are neccesarily in need of a win in order to qualify, both are seemingly going all out to grab all three points. 

While Paul Pogba was like a bull in a china shop during the first half, the game's biggest flashpoint came when Valon Behrami left Antoine Griezmann in a heap on the floor with a crunching challenge that actually burst the ball.

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A mistake at the back left Griezmann running through, with André-Pierre Gignac to his side and clear on goal if the Atletico Madrid man could get the ball away.

However, Behrami was on hand to atone for his earlier error by crunching Griezmann with a fair challenge. You can check out the video of the incident below.

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France have already secured qualification for the knockout stages of Euro 2016, and took the opportunity to rest some key players before the serious action got going.

Striker Olivier Giroud was rested, with André-Pierre Gignac taking his place. Perhaps France's best player at the tournament so far, Dimitri Payet, has also sat out the action in Lille.

Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kingsleyy Coman are in the side though, meaning they should post plenty of problems for a Swiss side looking to secure their own passage to the next stage.

Albania are currently 1-0 up against Romania in Group A's other game, which should be enough to see them through as one of the tournament's best third-place teams - if the result stays the same.

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