09/07/2021 at 1:03 PM CEST
Didier Deschamps’ France faces the last date of the national team break in a key match for World Cup aspirations against dangerous Finland. Without Mbappé, who has abandoned concentration due to injury, but With Karim Benzema and Antoine Griezmann, the French team wants to close with a victory that will keep them at the top of the group table.
The French, who They also did not manage to do a good job in the last European Championship when they fell in the round of 16 against Switzerland, add a total of five consecutive draws, a background that has never been seen before in the history of the national team. Against Finland they will have the opportunity to make up for themselves and leave behind an unprecedented record.
Didier Deschamps’ men will be in the next World Cup in Qatar 2022 if they win every game between now and the end of the group stage. They depend on himself to win the ticket and defend the crown in the winter of the 2022/23 season. The current champions are one of the most favorite selections for the title due to the brilliant squad they have.
Repeat World Cup, only within reach of Italy and Brazil
France wants to get its third World Cup in the history of the championship after achieving it in 1998 and 2018. The third title would catapult them among the most successful teams, only behind Brazil (5), Italy (4) and Germany (4). Getting it would also involve writing the name of the selection in gold letters: only Brazil and Italy have achieved two consecutive championships.
The Gauls look for the ticket in a group, a priori, accessible: Finland, Ukraine, Bosnia and Kazakhstan are presented as the main threats to a team that wants to quickly forget the Euro Cup debacle and focus efforts on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar..