Evening all, and welcome to an international friendly that might actually be good: France have the best squad in the world, while England are seeking to assert a new identity. We shall see...
Stade de France / 13.06.2017
So, thanks all for your company - night-night.
A chastening experience for England, who are just nowhere near as good as France even with a man more. In particular, Paul Pogba was brilliant, but so too was Ousmane Dembele, while Thomas Lemar and Kylian Mbappe were constant threats. England were and are clueless.
Full-time: France 3-2 England
England are playing on principle here, doing their best but without any conviction at all. And there's Dembele again, missing out Cresswell and slipping Mbappe in at inside-left .. Butland saves his shot, but that ought really to have been curtains.
There shall be four added minutes.
Jallet replaces Sidibe, who's finally had enough.
Sidibe is down again.
England get the ball out to Cresswell and he has men of the box, but instead he knocks back to Sterling, who whumps a shot miles over the top.
England really have no idea what to do here. Their passing isn't accurate enough to spread the play, and once France have the ball they're done.
A team with one player fewer, purposely extracting the urine. That's got to sting.
Mbappe does I don't know what, flicking feet over the ball, on the ball and around the ball down in the right corner before finding Dembele. Eventually England force the ball clear.
England send on their secret weapon, Aaron Cresswell, and Jones goes off. They've now got a left-footer on the left, which I imagine is the reason for the change.
This is an absolute lesson for England. The problem is how you learn it without players as good as Pogba and Dembele.
GOAL! France 3-2 England (Dembele) Dier gives one away to Lemar, who snaps a smart ball square for Pogba, whose sumptuous first time pass finds Mbappe ahead of him. He controls as England chase things that have just gone, tees up Dembele, and his low shot across goal gives him his first international goal! The 10 men lead!
England send on Lallana for Trippier. Jones goes to right-back - not sure about that, given how well he's played - but they want to get more men forward, so change to a 4-2-3-1.
Great strength from Sterling, shrugging off Lemar down the right, and he's got Kane in the middle, but the various defenders have covered every angle between him and a white shirt.
Alli is booked for posterity, fouling Sidibe.
Oh my days! Sidibe nips in when Oxlade-Chamberlain is given a silly pass and finds Mbappe, who immediately diddles Stones - yet again. Butland goes down, the goal gapes, and somehow he hits the bar! Lemar then slaps the rebound goalwards, but Cahill nudges off the line.