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France-Netherlands draw sees Kante extend record unbeaten run at major tournaments

SoccerNews in General Soccer News 22 Jun 2024

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France’s draw with the Netherlands at Euro 2024 saw N’Golo Kante extend a record run at major tournaments.

Les Bleus drew 0-0 with the Dutch in a somewhat underwhelming encounter in Leipzig on Friday.

Kante was the star performer, picking up the Player of the Match award for the second match in a row.

And the midfielder has now registered 17 appearances at major tournaments for Les Bleus, without suffering a single defeat (not including penalty shoot-outs).

The 2018 World Cup winner is four games clear of any other European player when it comes to such a streak.

Italians Simone Perrotta (13) and Fulvio Collovati (12) are second and third on the all-time list, ahead of Andre Schurlle (11), Carlos Marchena (11) and Paul Gascoigne (11).

Kante has won 12 of his 17 matches at the Euros/World Cup, playing in five draws.

France’s slatemate against the Netherlands leaves them second in Group D, though the favourites are still in a strong position to progress.

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