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Euro 2020: ‘France were better’ concede German fans

German fans watching the their side's first Euro 2020 match from a Munich beer garden concede "the French were a bit better," after they watch a Mats Hummels own goal hand France a 1-0 victory, as fans attending the game at the Allianz Arena say they were still grateful to be watching football in a stadium again.

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