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Summary

  1. Southgate's England - 3 wins in 8 games
  2. Varane saw red after referral to video referee
  3. Sent off after bringing down Alli for penalty
  4. Last game of senior men's season
  5. England next play against Malta on 1 September

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By Tom Rostance

All times stated are UK

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France 3-2 England

And on that note we shall call it a night.

No Gareth Southgate reaction as of yet but rest assured that as soon as we have it it shall be on the BBC Sport site.

Over and out.

Pundits on VAR...

France 3-2 England

BBC Radio 5 live

Ian Dennis: "My opinion is, the difference between goal line technology is, subjective/ objective.

"Seven out of 10 decisions will be correct but the three that will be incorrect all hell will break loose.

"You wait and see. It's still open to interpretation and therefore human error."

Chris Waddle: "I think just try it and see what happens."

'We had more legs'

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France coach Didier Deschamps: "It was a disaster scenario for us. We ended up with 10, so credit the players, because it's a nice English team. After going down to 10, we even had more opportunities than them ... It is good to finish on this.

"Today we have had more legs."

'The players are better than the performances'

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Julien Laurens

French football expert on BBC Radio 5 live

England
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You (the English media and fans) are a bit harsh but I can understand it.

The players are much better than the performances.

I don't know if it's the players, the manager? But something needs to be done.

Fixtures out tomorrow

Premier League back soon

The fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League season will be released on Wednesday at 09:00 BST.

The Premier League begins on Saturday 12 August and features Brighton and Huddersfield for the first time.

Chelsea are the reigning champions, while Newcastle were also promoted from the Championship last season.

The league is set to finish on Sunday 13 May 2018, a week earlier than last season, with the 2018 World Cup in Russia starting on 14 June.

You can find all your team's fixtures on the BBC Sport website.

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Think tonight was a game too far for this England team. Think we have a core of great players to build around but we won't win a thing we these central defenders. Cahill exposed and how stones fetched £50m I'll never know. Awful defender. The sad thing is not sure who else Gareth can call on?

Kier, Surrey

Don't look back in anger

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Probably sage advice when discussing an England friendly to be honest. But have a watch of the pre-match tribute here if you missed it earlier on.

France v England: Pre-match tribute to terror attack victims

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I think this just proves that its not the talent that is the issue in English football, if we can win the under 20's World Cup, then surely we have to look at the reasons as to why players stop performing the minute they get to the senior team, maybe the attitude of the clubs towards playing for England rubs off on the players

Sean

Puts the under 20 World Cup win into perspective when Mbappe and Dembele are both under 20 and ran rings around our defence...

Khoon

"Plodders"

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Chris Waddle

Ex-Marseille and England winger for 5 live Sport

We did come up an excellent side tonight but it's not just about this game.

The balance of the side is not right. It's a different game to the Premier League.

A lot of these players are Premier League "plodders". They plod from box to box. International sides are much quicker going forwards.

What's next?

France play the Netherlands on 31 August - transfer deadline day. They are not top of their group don't forget. Qualification is not in the bag.

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Henry Marshall: England now bottling friendlies, our one source of international football strength

'We are not as good as people make us out to be'

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Chris Waddle

Ex-Marseille and England winger for 5 live Sport

I don't think it's the attitude - we are just not as good as people make us out to be.

The Premier League might be a fantastic league that happens to be in England but the best players in the Premier League are not English. The truth is, we don't have the squad.

When was the last time England walked off and we thought, "wow what a performance?".

It's been a long, long time.

Unwanted record

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Raphael Varane is the first player to pick up a red card with France in a friendly game since Frank Leboeuf in August 1996 v Mexico.

What's next?

England's next game is a World Cup qualifier away in Malta on Friday 1 September.

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mab0405: England fans = Les Miserables ... as usual

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I'm still not convinced by Southgate. It's such an easy group but again when we play top teams we struggle.

Tony in Alton

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The TV pundits say that the right decision was made to send Raphael Varane off because he didn't make an attempt to play the ball, even though the contact on Dele Alli was accidental and not a push or a pull.

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Johnny Magrinho: Conceded twice against Scotland then beaten by 10 men in France. Aren't we better than this? Unfortunately I don't think we are.

'Not good enough'

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England captain Harry Kane on ITV: "Scoring twice in France should be enough. We have got to find a way to win that, we just weren't good enough. They were getting too much space in vital areas, even with 10 men.

"We want to be brave and play from the back and mistakes will happen. It's disappointing. We were in the driver's seat but we didn't step it up another gear.

"Not good enough."

'Too much sloppy play'

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Chris Waddle

Ex-Marseille and England winger for 5 live Sport

These are the levels we have got to aim for. You can't say England are a young side when France are probably younger.

They had pace, know-how, they are streetwise. England were very one paced.

They have not threatened the goal at all - too much sloppy play for me.

France could have scored five or six tonight. When you look at the squads, France could name another 40 players if we are honest. They have dominated with 10 men.

It goes down to styles of play and we don't have the balance right at all.

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Same old England....

Tom Wright: Well, if that wasn't the most quintessentially English performance we've seen. A few flashes of quality, marred by basic errors

Good job England had their morning of glory on the weekend then eh?

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Don't think we'll be winning the next World Cup...

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Another tough night for Gareth Southgate then. Yes it was only a friendly but the way his side were brushed aside by 10 men will worry him.

FULL-TIME

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The 10 men of France beat the 11 men of England. And it could have been a lot more...

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Matthew Harris: It's a friendly. It's a friendly three weeks after the season ended. It's not worth the effort of booing and you know it.

GREAT SAVE!

France 3-2 England

Great ball through! Ousmane Dembele again just walks away from Eric Dier and slides in a gem of a pass for Kylian Mbappe. He's free, of course he is, he's clean through but again Jack Butland makes a cracking sprawling save.

These French youngsters are looking absolutely top class.

'Nothing'

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Chris Waddle

Ex-Marseille and England winger for 5 live Sport

Everything you need about the game, France have got; pace, power, technique, legs.

England? Nothing.

France 3-2 England

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gives the ball away again, a blind pass, and Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele almost toy with the England defence. In the end they overdo it and don't get a shot off.

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So after the penalty and the Varane sending off - are you in favour of video refs or do they slow the game down too much?

Two more goals for Harry Kane in an England shirt, giving him eight in total. Can he threaten Wayne Rooney’s England record of 53?

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I think France have actually played better with 10 men than 11. All credit to the men in blue.

'Very poor'

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Chris Waddle

Ex-Marseille and England winger for 5 live Sport

France have been a threat constantly.

When you look at England's performance tonight, overall it has been very poor.

Jack Butland
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France 3-2 England

Kyle Walker, a man who has played in three positions in his 40 minutes on the pitch, now puts in a testing cross from the right but it's miscued by Adam Lallana. Raheem Sterling then fires wildly over the bar.

Not sure England have had an effort on target since their second goal.

Adam Lallana
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Theo Bowyer: No killer instinct

Paul Christie: John Stones. Biggest fraud of the lot. A defender that can't defend. How he continues to be selected for the England I don't know.

Ethan: My word! I've never seen England without passion or heart before. Well, I'm positive will never happen again...

France 3-2 England

Didier Deschamps will have learned plenty tonight. Mainly:DON'T EVER LEAVE OUSMANE DEMBELE, KYLIAN MBAPPE AND N'GOLO KANTE OUT ever again.

France 3-2 England

More skill from Kylian Mbappe as he sort of moonwalks away from a defender near the corner flag and then backheels down the line. He is going to be something else this kid.

England win a corner. Send up the big men...

'Disappointing'

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Chris Waddle

Ex-Marseille and England winger for 5 live Sport

I have got to say, for the first 15 minutes of the first half and the first 10 minutes of the second half England have been alright.

But other than that?

Disappointing.

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SUBSTITUTION

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Aaron Cresswell is on for Phil Jones, into the last 10.

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'Allez les Bleus!' is the latest soundtrack at the Stade de France. The 10 men are almost in 'Ole' territory, they are having all the time in the world on the ball. England have dithered and deteriorated as the half has gone on.

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'England, what are you thinking?'

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Chris Waddle

Ex-Marseille and England winger for 5 live Sport

I have got to say, England, what are you thinking?

The back three have struggled tonight. There are gaps everywhere and France have only got 10 men!