Holding the title in full doubt, the France team will have a lot to do to defend its crown at the 2022 World Cup. Team, calendar and form, here is everything you need to know about the Blues.
The France team for the 2022 World Cup
With the withdrawals of Karim Benzema, Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kanté and Presnel Kimpembe, the French team has lost 4 potential starters, not to mention Mike Maignan and Christopher Nkunku. Consequently, Didier Deschamps will have to innovate and young people like Aurélien Tchouaméni will have to carry big responsibilities on their shoulders. The presence of a Kylian Mbappé, capable of making a difference at any time, will not be too much.
Guardians: Alphonse Areola (West Ham), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Steve Mandanda (Rennes).
Defenders: Axel Disasi (AS Monaco), Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich), Théo Hernandez (AC Milan), Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool), Jules Koundé (FC Barcelona), Benjamin Pavard (Bayern Munich), William Saliba (Arsenal), Dayot Upamecano ( Bayern Munich), Raphael Varane (Manchester United).
Environments : Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid), Youssouf Fofana (Monaco), Mattéo Guendouzi (Marseille), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus), Aurélien Tchouaméni (Real Madrid), Jordan Veretout (Marseille).
Attacker: Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich), Ousmane Dembélé (FC Barcelona), Olivier Giroud (AC Milan), Antoine Griezmann (Atlético de Madrid), Kylian Mbappé (Paris-SG), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Randal Kolo Muani (Frankfurt) .
The calendar of the French team (Group D)
- Tuesday November 22, 2022, 8 p.m., France – Australia (1st day)
- Saturday November 26, 5 p.m., France – Denmark (2nd day)
- Wednesday November 30, 4 p.m., Tunisia – France (3rd day)
The form of the French team
After its Euro fiasco, the France team had raised its head by winning the 2e edition of the League of Nations in the fall of 2021. But the relapse was brutal since the 3e edition of the LdN turned to disaster with 3 defeats, 2 draws and a small victory and the Blues came close to relegation to Ligue B…
The info to know about the France team
No defending champion has kept his crown from one edition to another since Brazil in 1962. In the 21st century, we can even speak of a real curse for the outgoing champion since Italy in 2010, Spain in 2014 then Germany in 2018 were all eliminated in the first round. But the Blues, who had suffered the same fate in 2002, are warned…
The chances of the France team at the 2022 World Cup
In view of its poor form and the carnage that is hitting it, the France team will already try to reassure itself by extricating itself from a tricky group D with eye-catching opponents like Denmark, who have just beaten it by two times, Tunisia and Australia. To see for the rest of the course…