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on the Blues, the beginning of the varsity 12 months regarded dangerous for Euro

These Blues now not know the best way to win and even much less to seduce. Hooked by Bosnia-Herzegovina (1-1), Wednesday 1er September, in Strasbourg, France continues with a fourth attract a row. As a result of, if it appears like a defeat and nonetheless hurts the heads, the elimination in opposition to Switzerland on penalties within the spherical of 16 of the Euro is formally thought-about a draw.

From this nonetheless contemporary story, coach Didier Deschamps didn’t need to hear an excessive amount of about it: ” We can not change something about what occurred ”, he whispered in a press convention on the eve of this return to high school as a part of the {qualifications} for the 2022 World Cup. For the stock self-duty, we are going to come again.

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Nonetheless, there was an air of Budapest or Bucharest on the Meinau stadium – and its noisy 21,500 spectators -, much less heatwave and the comforting odor of flamekueche extra in comparison with the final European Championship. From this failed match, the Blues have stored some evils between defensive feverishness, tactical improvisation and incapacity to vary tempo.

Three months in the past, this workforce was to journey to Europe; right now, she gives the look of probably not figuring out the place to go. It’s doable that we (and never solely in France) noticed it extra lovely than it was with the return of Karim Benzema, forgetting somewhat rapidly that it was not each night caviars and champagne for 3 years for world champions.

Koundé, proper again upset and despatched off

In 2021, Didier Deschamps has additionally used six tactical schemes. Proof that he seeks however doesn’t discover the best method. The return to a traditional 4-3-Three ought to deliver some ensures. As in opposition to Germany within the opening – profitable – of the Euro (1-0), Antoine Griezmann was kindly requested to go to the best facet of the assault.

The thought is at all times the identical: to discover a solution to deliver collectively the Mbappé-Benzema-Griezmann trio. For the second, the settlement is just not apparent. However the coach has waited too lengthy to align these three to resolve to consider another, particularly after solely 531 minutes of life collectively.

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Moreover, different decisions problem. Moderately ask poor Jules Koundé nonetheless aligned as proper again, him, the axial defender of coronary heart and career. Sure, the Sevillian helps out on this place (with out being troublesome from the highest of his three picks) and Thomas Lemar can be thought-about as a relay midfielder. However system D has its limits. Thus, the second – in perdition on the garden – is on the origin of the Bosnian objective with a “decisive cross” to Edin Dzeko (36e), whereas Koundé noticed purple on the restart for a harmful sort out 95 meters from his targets.

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