The Hernandez brothers, titular this evening in the composition of Didier Deschamps, are not the first to become siblings in Blue. In the 1970s, the two Saint-Etienne residents, Patrick and Hervé Revelli, played together. Twice. But only during friendly matches …
If Italy hosts this final phase of the League of Nations, Squadra Azzurra will not be in the final of the competition after their defeat against Spain last night (2-1), the first in 38 games! Tonight’s winner will therefore face La Roja on Sunday at 8:45 p.m. in San Siro.
Juventus Stadium, which will be more than half empty and a little less than half full, is slowly filling up as the Blues are heated. Kick-off in a good half hour!
Roberto Martinez delivered an unsurprising line-up with a five-man defense and the De Bruyne-Lukaku-Hazard trio in attack. Carrasco will play left piston in the absence of Thorgan Hazard.
Small point concerning the public this evening. In Italy, the authorized fan base in the stadium is 50%, so 20,000 places were available out of the 40,000 at Juventus Stadium. However, only 15,000 people will be present for this semi-final, including 2,200 French … and a little less than 1,900 Belgians!
As announced on Wednesday by RMC Sport, Didier Deschamps opted for a three-way defense to face Belgium in the semi-final of the League of Nations (8:45 p.m.). Jules Koundé and Lucas Hernandez are lined up alongside Raphaël Varane.
After their defeat in the semifinals of the 2018 World Cup (1-0), three and a half years ago, the players from Belgium felt they were better than those from there ???? France team. But the statistics of this historic match, settled by a head of Samuel Umtiti, draw up a much more nuanced report. Not to Thibaut Courtois.
France and Belgium face each other on Thursday evening for a place in the final of the League of Nations against Spain, the scorer of Italy. A victory for the Blues could have a significant impact on the finances of the French Football Federation, but also on the FIFA rankings.
France and Belgium face each other for the 75th time, this Thursday (8:45 p.m.) in the semifinals of the League of Nations. A long common history and an exacerbated rivalry in recent years after the 2018 World Cup.
“Freedom. Equality. Rivalry.” On its social networks, Belgium is revisiting France’s motto in its own way a few hours from the clash between the two nations in the semi-finals of the League of Nations. We are waiting for the response from the Blues now.
“Mbappé is happy to be there”, declared Wednesday Didier Deschamps, who did not want to dwell on the media comments of Kylian Mbappé about his spleen in the France team . “The most important thing is that I saw it and that we discuss. The speech that I have internally, directly with the players, is the most important”, he hammered on Wednesday, at the Juventus Stadium in Turin, where the match against the Belgians will take place.
Didier Deschamps will obviously insist with the 3-4-3. It is in this system, deemed convincing during the previous international break, that the France team should start against Belgium on Thursday evening for the semi-final of the League of nations in Turin (8:45 p.m.). In any case, this is how the Blues worked during the last training session.
The France team will face Belgium this Thursday in Turin (8:45 p.m.), in the last square of the League of Nations. For the first time since the head of Samuel Umtiti in the semifinals of the 2018 World Cup. Against a backdrop of revenge and growing animosity between the Blues and the Red Devils.
The Blues of Didier Deschamps meet this Thursday evening (8:45 p.m.) in Turin with revengeful Belgians, three years after France’s victory in the semi-final of the 2018 World Cup. The winner of this duel will face Spain in the final of the League of Nations.