France looks to clinch Group D

June 18, 2012
By Ravi Ubha

When the draw was made for Euro 2012, Tuesday's tussle between France and Sweden in Kiev figured to take on great importance. France continued to make strides under Laurent Blanc, and Sweden's transformation under Erik Hamren was going smoothly: Would it be a potential battle for first in Group D?

Uh, no.

Although France hasn't stumbled, Sweden has, eliminated early after losing both its matches. The Swedes already have ...

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