The Blues begin their UEFA Euro 2020 against Germany on Tuesday evening in Munich (9 p.m. on M6 and beIN Sports). Discover the team aligned by coach Didier Deschamps.
After the victory of Portugal in Hungary (3-0), the last match of the first day of the group stage of the UEFA Euro 2020 opposes Tuesday evening, at the Allianz Arena in Munich, France to Germany in group F. Around 14,000 spectators are expected to witness this clash between the last two world champions.
For their entry into the running, the Blues of Didier Deschamps will present themselves in a 4-4-2 diamond changing to 4-3-3 depending on the phases of play. The coach, who has a full group, has chosen to align the expected trio in attack composed of Antoine Griezmann, Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappé. In the middle, N’Golo Kanté will be associated with Paul Pogba and Adrien Rabiot. In front of Hugo Lloris, who will have his 126th selection, the defense is the same as that which began in the two preparatory friendlies against Wales (3-0, June 2) and Bulgaria (3-0, June 8).
The starting lineup of the French team: Lloris (cap.) – Pavard, Varane Kimpembe, Hernandez – Pogba, Kanté, Rabiot – Griezmann – Benzema, Mbappé.
The starting XI of the German team: Neuer (cap.) – Ginter, Hummels, Rüdiger – Kimmich, Gündogan, Kroos, Gosens – Havertz, Gnabry, Müller. Breeder: Joachim Löw.
Note that this France-Germany will be Didier Deschamps’ 20th match in the final phase on the bench of the French team, thus exceeding his total as a player. His record as a coach? 14 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses.
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