The France team won its first TQO match in Riga (5-3) against Hungary on Thursday. It’s time for the match against Italy on Friday (3 p.m.). The French start their TQO with a victory. They won in pain (5-3) Thursday against Hungary in Riga. It is with a first third more than laborious that the Blues start their first match. Controlling most of the time the puck, Philippe Bozon’s men are however not very skillful in the opposing offensive zone. And it will be through their own mistakes that they will give the Hungarians the opportunity to hope in this tournament. Two missed raises, one by Antonin Manavian, one by Thomas Thiry will allow Hari (12’43) and Papp (14’51) to deceive Hardy. read also The Blues on a mission in Riga Texier still so skilful At 2-0 at the break, the French could not do worse. The second third will be the exact opposite of the first. The Blues take their opponent by the throat and it is by a first numerical superiority that they will put some order on the ice. Colombus player Alexandre Texier, the most restless of the French at the start of the meeting, found the skylight of the goalkeeper Hentenyi masked by Sacha Treille (3’09). Then two minutes later, on a nice occupation of the offensive zone, Stéphane Da Costa pulled out the puck for Manavian who shot from afar, the puck was deflected by one of Roussel’s skates to end up in the Hungarian net (8’00). The goal will be awarded to the tricolor defender (2-2) The tricolor offensive lines are getting better and better, imposing such intense streaks on their opponents that one can believe that the latter evolve in numerical inferiority as they are dominated. And it is again Texier who once again on power play cleans the left skylight of Hentenyi with a still precise wrist shot (3-2, 14’45).

Tim Bozon left against alone against the Hungarian goalie and finding the right post will miss a welcome break a minute and a half before the second break. Fleury sealed the success of the Blues The third French third begins as the second: a numerical superiority, a shot from the blue line of Chakiachvili and Sacha Treille is rebounding for the 4th goal of the Blues (5’28). But ten seconds later, the Hungarians score a third goal (Bartalis) against the course of the game. Two successive penalties, however well controlled by the Blues, will give them a cold sweat. On a long shot, Florian Hardy is at a standstill but loses sight of the puck which goes up in candle. He sees him come back with another Hungarian shot, the doorman then extends his butt for a miraculous save. A few seconds later, captain Damien Fleury, still well served by Texier, crucified the Hungarians with a 5th goal. The Hungarians take out their keeper to try to get back. In vain. It’s time for the match against Italy on Friday (3 p.m.). 18 The number of shots made by the Blues in the second third, a figure showing the French domination during these 20 minutes. The Hungarians only shot the cage three times. read also Pierre-Édouard Bellemare: “I dreamed of the Games, never of the NHL”

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After the failure of the Blues at the Euro, Didier Deschamps chose to summon four new players for the resumption of qualifying for the World-2022, at the beginning of September and to dismiss the experienced Olivier Giroud, a choice “of the moment” which could however mark the end of an era.

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While the Mbappé soap opera is in full swing, in the PSG locker room, the heavyweights of the Parisian workforce would be perfectly aware that the French striker will end up leaving the club in the capital by August 31, the date on which the transfer window will close its doors. This time, the Mbappé soap opera is really intense. After long months of waiting, Real Madrid has effectively taken action by sending a first offer for the French striker. This is how the P

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The German Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) won the first stage of the Tour of Germany in the sprint on Thursday. He puts on the leader’s jersey for the event.

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