France advanced to the Nations League finals by beating defending champion Cristiano Ronaldo 1-0 Portugal with a second-half goal from N’Golo Kanté on Saturday in Lisbon.
Three days after their surprise friendly defeat against Finland (2-0), the world champions marked the spirits with their mastery and gained ascendancy over the reigning European champions before their reunion in the first round of the next Euro in June 2021.
For their part, Germany easily beat Ukraine 3-1 thanks to a brace from Timo Werner. Sweden, meanwhile, overthrew Croatia, vice-world champion (2-1).
Spain, despite a goal from Gerard Moreno in the last minutes, had to settle for a split during his trip to Switzerland (1-1).