Gavin Hamilton

Dimitri Payet France 2 Albania 0

Hosts France became the first team to qualify for the knockout stages after late goals from Antoine Griezmann and Dimitri Payat crushed brave Albanian resistance in Marseille.

Martin Skrtel Slovakia Russia 1 Slovkia 2

Marek Hamsik produced the best individual performance of the tournament so far to lead Slovakia to a 2-1 victory over Russia in Lille.

Italy 2 Belgium 0

Italy won the first clash of tournament heavyweights, beating Belgium in Lyon thanks to Emanuele Giaccherini's first-half goal and a late Graziano Pelle strike.