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The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole analyses the World Cup qualifier between Spain and France, where Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud snatched a late point for Les Bleus.
Match Report
A 94th-minute goal by Olivier Giroud ensures that Spain and France share the spoils from their World Cup qualifier tonight.
Live Commentary
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the highly-anticipated World Cup qualifier between Spain and France at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to the World Cup qualifier between Spain and France as they fight for top spot in Group I.
Head to Head
Jun 27, 1984 7pm
France
2-0
Spain
Platini (57'), Bellone (90')
Fernandez (30'), Le Roux (54')
Le Roux (85')

Gallego (26'), Jose Carrasco (30')
Build-up
Karim Benzema
Karim Benzema: 'France can defeat Spain in Madrid'
Karim Benzema admits that Spain are "the best team in the world" but is confident that France can beat them in Madrid on Tuesday.
Oct 16, 01:02
Vicente Del Bosque
Spain manager Vicente del Bosque feels ready for France 'knockout tie'
Vicente del Bosque reveals that he thinks Spain's World Cup qualifier against France will have a cup-tie atmosphere because of the magnitude of the match.
Oct 16, 01:00
Karim Benzema
France manager Didier Deschamps defends Karim Benzema
Didier Deschamps insists that Karim Benzema is a player that can make the difference for France, dismissing criticism of the striker's performances at international level.
Oct 15, 23:46
Sergio Ramos
Sergio Ramos recovers from leg injury
Sergio Ramos is expected to recover from a leg injury in time for Spain's encounter against France tomorrow.
Oct 15, 13:36
Andres Iniesta, Keith Andrews
Spain playmaker Andres Iniesta urges importance of victory against France
Andres Iniesta admits that victory over France on Tuesday would go a long way towards securing a place at the 2013 World Cup in Brazil.
Oct 15, 02:29
Didier Deschamps
Didier Deschamps wants French efficiency
France coach Didier Deschamps urges his players to be clinical in front of goal during Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Spain.
Oct 14, 23:50
Pedro Joao Pereira, Rodriguez Pedro
Pedro 'happy' to play his part
Spain winger Pedro reveals that he will put the team before his own personal success.
Oct 14, 17:53
Hugo Lloris
Hugo Lloris wants to 'hit Spain where it hurts'
France captain Hugo Lloris wants his teammates to 'hit Spain where it hurts' in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier.
Oct 13, 20:33
Franck Ribery
Franck Ribery fired up for Spain clash
Franck Ribery says that France must play their natural game against Spain, instead of playing "timidly" like they did at Euro 2012.
Oct 12, 17:41

Did you know...?
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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina21121245
JapanJapan175830
United StatesUnited States16171245
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia10151136
AustraliaAustralia1031326
Great BritainGreat Britain891128
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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

> Today's schedule in full
Todays Game Header Right
EFL Cup
Olympic Games Men's Football
Scottish Premiership
Pre-Season Friendlies
Portuguese Super Cup
Taca da Liga
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Belgian Pro League
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
Swedish Allsvenskan
Danish Superliga
Finnish Veikkausliiga
League of Ireland Premier
Belarusian Premier League
2.Bundesliga
Ligue 2
Major League Soccer
Brasileiro
Copa Diego Maradona
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
Chinese Super League
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