Euro 2012 qualifier: France 0-1 Belarus

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France began their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign in the worst possible style as they suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat to minnows Belarus.

Vyacheslav Hleb set up the crucial goal when he weaved to the right of the penalty area and pulled the ball back for Syarhey Kislyak, who beat goalkeeper Hugo Lloris with a powerful shot into the top right corner.


France: Hugo Lloris; Bacary Sagna, Adil Rami, Philippe Mexès, Gaël Clichy; Jérémy Menez (Louis Saha, 69; Kevin Gameiro, 80)), Yann M'Vila, Abou Diaby, Florent Malouda; Loïc Rémy (Mathieu Valbuena, 34), Guillaume Hoarau

Belarus: Yuri Zhevnov; Igor Shitov, Yan Tigorev, Aliaksandr Martynovich, Sergei Omelyanchuk, Aliaksandr Yurevich; Aliaksandr Kulchiy, Vitali Kutuzov (Syarhey Kislyak, 75), Aliaksandr Hleb; Vitali Rodionov (Sergei Kornilenko, 85), Vyacheslav Hleb

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