109 touches, five tackles: Leicester's Kante continues to impress for France

France's N'Golo Kante in action with Romania's Nicolae Stanciu

The Leicester City was a star performer again as France beat Albania.

Albania's Burim Kukeli and Mergim Mavraj in action with France's N'Golo KanteAlbania's Burim Kukeli and Mergim Mavraj in action with France's N'Golo Kante

Leicester City star N’Golo Kante was once again in fine form as France beat Albania on Wednesday.

The French left it late to secure all three points as Antoine Griezmann scored in the 90th minute and Dimitri Payet added another in the 96th minute.

Albania's Odise Roshi in action with France's N'Golo KanteAlbania's Odise Roshi in action with France's N'Golo Kante

That victory sealed their progression to the knockout stages of the competition as they seek to win the tournament on home soil.

While it was the attacking players that flourished in the end, it was the performance of Leicester City midfielder Kante that caught the eye once again.

France's N'Golo Kante in action with Albania's Ledian MemushajFrance's N'Golo Kante in action with Albania's Ledian Memushaj

As with the opening win over Romania, he once again posted a number of impressive stats, as shown by WhoScored.

  TeamMatchTotal TackleInterceptionTotal PassPassing AccuracyTouchesUnsuccessful Touch
N'Golo
Kante
France France vs Albania 4 94 93% 109 0

He managed 109 touches in total, with all of those proving to be successful, the most of any French player in the game.

Defensively he was hugely impressive, posting five tackles and four interceptions, again the most of any France player. He also managed 94 passes in total, and enjoyed a huge 93% pass success rate throughout the clash.

Another impressive showing from Kante then whose performances will surely be attracting the attention of a number of the European giants this summer.

Albania's Burim Kukeli and Mergim Mavraj in action with France's N'Golo KanteAlbania's Burim Kukeli and Mergim Mavraj in action with France's N'Golo Kante

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