Belgium and France’s 0-0 draw at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels on Wednesday saw neither side able to break the deadlock.
In a relatively entertaining encounter, both were guilty of not taking their best chances in game that promised much but ultimately delivered very little.
Marc Wilmots’ Belgian side will be able to take more from the result and will be pleased at having looked comfortable for the majority of the match against more reputable opposition.
But Les Bleus and Didier Deschamps will be disappointed that a number of problems blighting the team, not least the lack of a natural goal scorer, remain unsolved.
The pair will be happy to have kept a clean sheet. But given the talent on show, a goalless draw did not do the matchup justice.
Here are six things we learned from the clash.