Payet earns France dramatic late win

Dimitri Payet scores for France

Dimitri Payet scored a stunning late goal to give hosts France victory over Romania in the first game of Euro 2016.

The West Ham midfielder struck a fierce drive into the top corner with full-time looming at the Stade de France.

A draw had looked likely after Bogdan Stancu's penalty had cancelled out Olivier Giroud's header for Les Bleus.

Antoine Griezmann also hit the post with a header for France, who were indebted to keeper Hugo Lloris for a superb save to deny Stancu early on.

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