The Blues will evolve in 3-5-2, with ThÃ © o Hernandez and LÃ © o Dubois in the corridors. There are therefore three changes compared to the trip to Ukraine: ThÃ © o Hernandez, RaphaÃ «l Varane and Karim Benzema join the starting eleven, Lucas Digne, AurÃ © lien TchouamÃ © ni and Kingsley Coman ( wounded) come out.
Double surprise in the composition of the Blues: Didier Deschamps will move the French team to 3-5-2 tonight and ThÃ © o Hernandez will experience his first selection. The defender of AC Milan will start. It will evolve as a left piston.
In the axis of the defense, Kurt Zouma, Raphaël Varane and Presnel Kimpembe will be associated. In attack, Anthony Martial is renewed as holder, alongside Karim Benzema. Antoine Griezmann will evolve in support of the two attackers.
For JÃ © rÃ´me Rothen, the recent difficulties of the French team are the consequence of a decline in the quality of the players. “This French team has evolved. Deschamps tried to bring new people into this group. But when you see the line-up against Bosnia, against Ukraine and that of tonight, there is no is nothing to get excited about and see this France team as a world champion team. I tell myself that we see them too beautiful “, said the former international in Rothen ignites on RMC.
“I am worried, also launched JÃ © rÃ´me Rothen. The world champion players, there are not many anymore. There are four of them: Lloris, Varane, Pogba and Grizemann. They are not ultra-efficient. . They are leading players, but it varies. “
Five draws in a row, disappointing performances against Bosnia-Herzegovina (1-1) and Ukraine (1-1) … The Blues are in the hard and must finally retire act by raising their level this Tuesday evening in Lyon (8:45 pm), against Finland. The Lyonnais Karim Benzema will discover the Stade de DÃ © cines and meet the Lyon supporters and his relatives. But the main thing for the French team is to win in order to get some fresh air in Group D in qualifying for the World Cup.