Manchester United's Anthony Martial is out of France's starting XI for Friday's Euro 2016 Group A opener against Romania at the Stade de France.
Manchester United's Anthony Martial has not been included in France's starting XI for Friday's Euro 2016 Group A opener against Romania at the Stade de France.
Nevertheless, Les Bleus feature six Premier League players in their lineup, as Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris captains the side and Arsenal's Olivier Giroud leads the attack.
Leicester City's N'Golo Kante, West Ham United's Dimitri Payet, Manchester City's Bacary Sagna and Gunners defender Laurent Koscielny complete the English top flight contingent in Didier Deschamps's starting XI.
In addition, ex-Man Utd stars Patrice Evra and Paul Pogba also start for the hosts in the tournament's first game.
Visitors Romania, meanwhile, begin the match with Fiorentina goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu in between the sticks, keeping Watford's Costel Pantilimon out of the side.
Razvan Rat and Vlad Chiriches, formerly of West Ham and Spurs respectively, are also in Anghel Iordanescu's starting XI as the Tricolorii bid to gatecrash the hosts' party.
France: Lloris (c), Evra, Rami, Kante, Griezmann, Payet, Giroud, Matuidi, Pogba, Sagna, Koscielny
Romania: Tatarusanu, Rat, Hoban, Chiriches (c), Pintili, Stanciu, Andone, Stancu, Popa, Grigore, Sapunaru
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