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France-Germany: the European press welcomes the "show of force" of the Blues


The France team launched its Euro perfectly by winning (1-0) on the lawn of Germany on Tuesday evening.

The Blues are there.

And our neighbors were able to realize it.

The performance of the men of Didier Deschamps, winners of Germany (1-0) for their entry into the competition in the Euro Tuesday evening, marked the European press.

Starting with the Gazetta dello Sport, the leading sports newspaper in Italy, which salutes the “show of strength” of the world champions ”.

"The French symphony" also slips the daily, where Tuttosport slips on its front page that France has put "Germany KO".

La Stampa ignites for "a team from another planet", while the Corriere della Sera evokes "a Dream team".

“They have a strength, a confidence and a variety that no one else has.

A resilience that accompanies the technical quality which allowed them to be the last ones standing at the end of an exciting evening in Munich, the exceptional Paul Pogba hitting his chest ”, believes, in England, the Guardian in his account- rendering of the match.

"The message is that France remains the team to beat", underlines for its part the Daily Mail, where the Sun sees in this success "a perfect start" for Kylian Mbappé and his partners.

Pogba's "exquisite pass" made an impression

If he regrets that France, Germany and Portugal have to decide from the group stage, Marca greatly appreciated the performance of Paul Pogba, involved in the only goal of the meeting and elected man of the match on Tuesday night.

"Pogba is a player who has matured in the game and gives courage to France in case of need", slips the Spanish sports daily.

Mundo Deportivo boasts "his exquisite pass" which led to the opening of the score for German defender Mats Hummels, an unfortunate scorer against his camp.

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In Germany, the press has logically less desire to be enthusiastic about the quality of the Manchester United player's pass, even if Kicker hails his "stroke of genius". The German sports media especially regret that the "unlucky Hummels" caused the first defeat in the history of the Mannschaft for its entry into contention in a Euro. " My God ! », Exclaims, in French in the text, Bild on his site. The daily also deplores the home goal of the defender of Borussia Dortmund. "Mats shot the wrong goal," he regrets on his front page. Germany is "already under pressure", worries Der Spiegel. The Blues already have enough to capitalize on for the future.

Source: leparis

All sports articles on 2021-06-19

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