Full of confidence after their inaugural success against Germany in Munich (1-0), the Blues suffered an unexpected booster shot, exhausted by the scorching temperatures of the Hungarian afternoon and stunned by the vibrant chants of 55.998 supporters of the only competition enclosure that is 100% filled.
Antoine Griezmann, for his 50th game in a row with the Blues, avoided the Habs a real misstep by equalizing (66th), after the fast goal of Attila Fiola.
“In the first half, we had the chances and we didn't have realism.
And they, on one occasion, lead at half-time.
So after, yes, they save time, they defend, analyzed Didier Deschamps at a press conference.
We had the merit of coming back to the score.
In matches like that - I'm not happy with the result - but you have to be satisfied at times.
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Asked about the absence of goals from Karim Benzema, Didier Deschamps reaffirmed his confidence in his player: "He has had enough experience to go beyond but he knows very well that he is expected on this aspect, even if it's not just that.
Obviously, a striker needs to score, but the main thing is that he keeps confidence, and that he keeps my confidence.
After a victory of Germany against Portugal (4-2), the Blues were still not certain of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Euro, and will face Portugal on Tuesday to secure a place in the continuation of the competition.