World champions France will be visiting Hungary in the second European Championship game.
The Germans will also watch the game from Budapest closely.
The live ticker.
Hungary - France -: - (- :-), Saturday, 3 p.m.
France can take a big step towards the round of 16 after their opening win against Germany.
In Budapest, the world champion awaits a fully occupied cauldron.
We accompany the heated duel in the live ticker.
Budapest - Hungary * and France * meet at the European Championship * just three hours before the landmark game of the German national team against Portugal.
The outcome of the game in Budapest in the German group F could be decisive for the further course of Germany's tournament at the EM *.
EM 2021: Hungary against France in the live ticker - almost 60,000 viewers in Budapest's cauldron
The world champion started the tournament befittingly with the never seriously endangered 1-0 win against Germany. The French storm triumvirate of Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema and Antoine Griezmann could have scored even more hits. But Mbappe and Benzema's goals didn't count. But they were played out nicely, especially Mbappe showed what can still be expected of him. The French want to live up to their role of favorites against Hungary, Budapest would be the perfect stage * for the first great moment of the French miracle attack.
The Puskas Arena will boil again, that much is certain.
55,662 spectators had already come against Portugal at the start - something similar is to be expected on Saturday.
100 percent utilization is still allowed, the capacity was not yet fully used in the first game.
Still the air burned.
Even corona expert Karl Lauterbach was forced to make a statement.
After a great fight and three late conceded goals, the Magyars were beaten 3-0 against Portugal.
Hungary versus France in the live ticker - FCB star Lucas Hernandez speaks of "battle and war"
France's defender Lucas Hernandez * is looking forward to Budapest's cauldron.
"I love to play in front of a hostile crowd, that's what I play football for," said the Bayern defender *.
"It's going to be a great game with an incredible atmosphere."
"This will be another battle, another war and we have to have answers," said Hernandez, who initiated Mats Hummels' own goal against the Germans.
The 25-year-old described the Hungarians as a “very strong defensive team”, while coach Marco Rossi's team was “very strong” and “didn't leave much room”.
Also in the attack by captain Adam Szalai from FSV Mainz 05, the co-host had players "who could hurt us," said Hernandez.
With Kingsley Coman, who was only on the bench against Germany, another FCB star had to leave at short notice *, but he should return to the game against Hungary in time.
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