France team: In Qatar, they made people forget the Deschamps carnage


Before and during the World Cup in Qatar, the French team saw its workforce decimated. Indeed, Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kanté, Presnel Kimpembe, Karim Benzema, Christopher Nkunku and Lucas Hernandez had to forfeit the competition. Despite everything, Didier Deschamps was able to count on the players who took over.

Before the entry into the running of the team of France to Qatar, Didier Deschamps was hit by a hecatomb in his workforce. Indeed, the coach of Blues saw several of its executives withdraw from the World Cup. First of all, Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kante had to give up Global before the announcement of the list of Didier Deschamps. Then, Karim Benzema and Christopher Nkunku had to leave the Qatar before the first match Blues facing theAustralia. At last, Lucas Hernández was injured during this match against Socceroos.

Pogba, Kanté, Kimpembe, Benzema, Nkunku and L.Hernandez forfeit

To compensate for this multitude of absences, Didier Deschamps decided to trust Dayot Upamecano to occupy the post of Presnel Kimpembe in central defence, Theo Hernandez to replace his brother Lucas in the left corridor, Adrien Rabiot and Aurelien Tchouameni in midfield to fill the void left by the pair Paul PogbaN’Golo Kanté, and finally to Olivier Giroud to compensate for the absence of Ballon d’Or Karim Benzema. And these five players perfectly made people forget the rain of forfeits among the Blues until the final against theArgentina. Otherwise, Randal Kolo Muani was called in to replace Christopher Nkunku. And the 24-year-old striker fulfilled his role as wild card perfectly, scoring in the semi-finals and restarting the final againstArgentina.

Rabiot, Tchouameni, Upamecano, Giroud, T.Hernandez to the rescue

Moreover, Didier Deschamps was able to rely on his replacements when his soldiers were weakened by the virus. In effect, Ibrahima Konate and Youssouf Fofana responded to the Morocco to make up for the combined absences ofAdrien Rabiot and of Dayot Upamecano.

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