France forced to wear special 'third' shirt for Switzerland clash

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The Euro 2016 hosts' normal away shirt has red and blue on the sleeves, but a special one was required to avoid clashing with the Swiss

Those who have bought France’s away kit for Euro 2016 may be asking for a refund.

For the first time in the tournament, the Euro 2016 hosts played in their away kit for their final group game against Switzerland.

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But rather than playing in the kit that’s on sale to the masses - the one which features the ‘Tricolore’ of red and blue sleeves - France’s players were forced to wear a specially made shirt.

In an effort to avoid clashing with Switzerland’s red kit, France were forced to ditch their coloured sleeves and instead opted for an off-white.

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