Eliminated from the race to qualify for the Final Four, the French team faces Austria this Thursday at the Stade de France with the aim of winning to avoid relegation to League B of the League of Nations. With a renewed group due to numerous injuries, several young people can score points. Didier Deschamps will test players against Austria. After a victory in 2021, this 2022 edition of the League of Nations represented a bitter failure for the French team. With only 2 points in 4 days, the Blues can no longer claim qualification for the Final Four. But 4th in Group 1 of League A, the French selection finds itself in great danger from a possible relegation to League B. , a victory even seems essential to revive against Austria, 3rd in the pool with 4 points. on this international truce. Forced to adapt with the summons of several newcomers, the French technician hopes to be able to maintain the competitiveness of his team in this match which promises to be decisive in this competition. The idea, always the same, is the search for performance, through content and results. The 23 players are there, I chose them and I trust them. If this objective is achieved, the second will also be achieved. These are the last two games before the World Cup, the situation today will not be the same in two months: all coaches want all players to be available and in full possession of their means, reminded Deschamps at a press conference. Players who can stand out And precisely, by obtaining a good result against the Austrians, who had neutralized the Blues (1-1) last June, several young people clearly have a shot at playing before the World Cup. On this meeting, the Mongasques Benot Badiashile and Youssouf Fofana, called up for the first time, are expected to start and can score points. Players like Ferland Mendy and Olivier Giroud, back on this rally, also have a hand in it. A match that could have an impact on the approach of the World Cup. The probable composition of the two teams: France: Maignan – Clauss, Kound, Varane (c), Badiashile, Mendy – Tchouamni, Fofana – Griezmann – Mbapp, Giroud. Austria: Lindner – Lainer, Alaba (c), Friedl, Posch – Schlager, Sabitzer, Seiwald, Baumgartner – Arnautovic, Gregoritsch. What do you think of this meeting? Your prognosis? Do not hesitate to react and discuss in the Add a comment area…
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