PARIS, June 26. /TASS/. France has defeated Ireland 2-1 in the 2016 UEFA Euro round of 16.
The game was played in Lyon on Sunday.
France will face the winner of the knockout stage match between England and Iceland.
The 2016 UEFA Euro Cup is held in France between June 10 and July 10 with matches played in 10 different locations, namely in Bordeaux, Lens, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris, Saint-Denis, Saint-Etienne and Toulouse.
A total of 24 European national teams qualified for the Euro Cup final tournament in 2016, after the contestants’ format, which was used since 1996, was decided to be extended from 16 to 24 teams.