Two late finishes lift France past Albania

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The hosts were expected to breeze through group play, however, Didier Deschamps' sideneeded almost the full 90 minutes to find a winner.

France defeated Albania 2-0 on Wednesday, after an admirable effort from the latter was cancelled out by Antoine Griezmann's 89th minute header.

The Atletico Madrid attacker found himself on the end of a perfect Adil Rami cross with one minute remaining in regulation, and Albania's defense suffered an ill-timedlapse.

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