EdF: No penaltygate at the Blues, Deschamps gets involved

The France team begins its World Cup in Qatar this Tuesday evening against Australia. Some trends are emerging before this highly anticipated meeting.

Didier Deschamps and his men are almost there! This Tuesday, the France team will indeed be battling Australia for its first pool match. If the Blues are favorites for this meeting, they are nevertheless advancing in the most total uncertainty. The recent package announcements have certainly changed the plans of Didier Deschamps and his staff. The latter should nevertheless rely on their sure values, of which Kylian Mbappé is a part, in the same way as other elders, such as Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud. Moreover, difficult to know who will take the penalties in this World Cup for the France team. Before the meeting against Australia, Deschamps gave some details on this subject.

Deschamps asks for patience

In a press conference on Monday, the coach of the France team indeed indicated: “You will see him tomorrow. There are many possibilities. There is a hierarchy that can be scalable.” It remains to be seen whether precisely, we will know tomorrow, knowing that France is not yet certain to obtain a penalty. In any case, in 2018, the Blues had indeed obtained a penalty against Australia. At the time, it was Antoine Griezmann who was in charge of it. Everything leads us to believe that the situation has changed a lot in 2022, when Kylian Mbappé acts as the undisputed and natural leader of the France team, which is more since Karim Benzema’s package. Note that for this meeting against the Socceroos, Deschamps should align a system with three attackers, with Ousmane Dembélé, Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappé holders. Griezmann, he should evolve to the position of number 10, free of his movements.

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