Still marked by the defeat in the World Cup final against Argentina and the poor overall performance of the France team for 80 minutes, Didier Deschamps has a very clear observation on this subject. According to him, half of the holders were simply not at the level for this shock.
Officially extended until 2026 by the FFF with an announcement that fell on Saturday morning, Didier Deschamps has therefore fixed his future at the head of theFrench team with Euro 2024 as well as the next World Cup in sight. But the final Qatar against theArgentina is still not digested for the national coach…
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“At least five players who were not at the level”
Asked at a press conference, The fields made it clear that at least five of its holders on the night of the final had not been level against theArgentina : “ Already there is the quality of the adversary. We weren’t surprised. On our side, on the starting team, there were four or five players who were physically less well. There is also an emotional side. It was the first final for some, it’s special. Then we came back from nowhere. We pushed them. I do not hide the part where there was no match. Factually, there were at least five players in the starting XI who weren’t up to par for such a game and against such an opponent. “, dropped The fields.
Giroud and Griezmann targeted
In the words of the coach, difficult not to see a tackle addressed in particular to Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann, Adrien Rabiot or Dayot Upamecanoall very far that evening from their level displayed throughout the course in this World Cup.