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France vs. the Netherlands, for the Eurocup qualifiers: Mbappé takes the pitch for the first time after the Qatar final

2023-03-24T19:53:15.889Z


The runner-up in the world starts his journey at the Stade de France in Paris against a rival who is making his debut as a coach. By Star+.


While in Buenos Aires the party of the world champion was lived, less than 24 hours later in Paris the runner-up in Qatar 2022 starts his way in the qualifiers for the Eurocup that will be played in Germany next

year

.

At the Stade de France,

France

meets

the Netherlands

, who debuts coach Ronald Koeman, replacing Louis Van Gaal, on the bench.

The match corresponding to group B is televised on ESPN and Star+.

With his starting luxury trident, made up of

Antoine Griezmann

,

Kylian Mbappé

and

Olivier Giroud

, the novelty in Didier Deschamps' team will be that the PSG striker will wear the captain's ribbon, a bracelet that belonged to goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who resigned after the defeat in the World Cup final, and it was believed that it would pass into the arms of the Atlético de Madrid player.

"I spoke to Antoine. He was disappointed and frankly it's understandable and normal. In his place I would have had the same reaction

," Mbappé said at his first press conference as France captain.

"Maybe he was the most important player of the Deschamps era. But I won't be his superior

," the 24-year-old clarified.

For its part, the Netherlands will make its new coach, since the former Barcelona Koeman took charge of the team after the departure of Van Gaal and had to deal with a

virus that has caused the loss of five players

, some of whom were going to be headlines in Saint Denis.

These are the footballers

Cody Gakpo (Liverpool), Matthijs de Ligt (Bayern Munich), Sven Botman (Newcastle), Joey Veerman (PSV) and Bart Vergruggen (Anderlecht)

.

In his place, Koeman had to urgently summon Ryan Gravenberch (Bayern Munich), Kjell Scherpen (Vitesse Arnhem) and Stefan de Vrij (Inter).

These losses are added to the previous ones of Frenkie de Jong and Steven Bergwijn.

The Barcelona player suffered an upper leg injury and the Ajax striker has a knee problem.

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Source: clarin

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