DIRECT. Portugal-France: shock at the top for the Blues

The essential

  • Seven months before the Euro, the France team is measured against Portugal, title holder, in the shock of the 5th day of the League of Nations. With, in case of victory, a qualification for the last four.
  • Beaten to everyone’s surprise by Finland in a friendly (0-2) Wednesday, the Blues must react at the Luz stadium. The Portugal of Cristiano Ronaldo has the same number of points as them (10), but enjoys a better goal difference (+ 8, against + 4).
  • Victim of a muscle problem, Kylian Mbappé is forfeited, just like Wissam Ben Yedder, placed in isolation after a positive test for Covid-19. Opposite, CR7 is there.

>>> Follow the meeting minute by minute:

7:45 p.m. Giroud on the bench. Didier Deschamps decided to align the France team in a 4-3-3 pattern. The coach has decided to place Olivier Giroud on the bench. The tricolor attack will be led by Anthony Martial, Antoine Griezmann and Kingsley Coman.

The composition of the teams:

Portugal : Rui Patricio – Cancelo, Fonte, Dias, Warrior – Bruno Fernandes, Danilo, William Carvalho – Bernardo Silva, Ronaldo (ch.), Joao Félix

France : Lloris (chap.) – Pavard, Varane, Kimpembe, Hernandez – Pogba, Kanté, Rabiot – Coman, Martial, Griezmann.

7:40 p.m. Good evening everyone and welcome to our site to follow the live commentary on the match between Portugal (1st, 10 points, goal difference + 8) and France (2nd, 10 points, goal difference + 4). The meeting counts for the 5th day of League A of the League of Nations. Kick-off scheduled for 8:45 p.m.

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