Brilliant Bleus back on track

March 30, 2003
By Julien Pretot
PARIS, March 30 (Reuters) - Six weeks after they were beaten at home by the Czech Republic in a friendly, France showed with their 6-0 demolition of Malta they are determined to secure their place in the Euro 2004 finals as soon as possible.

Saturday's sparkling performance earned the holders their fourth win to leave them away and clear in Group One with 12 points. Israel, who France play in Palermo on Wednesday, and Cyprus, both have four points.

'It was a nice game. We have ...

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