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World Cup - Lack of bench, collective strength, stars at the rendezvous: what assessment for the Blues after the 1st round?


ANALYSIS – Opposed to Poland in the round of 16 of the World Cup, the France team must now confirm a first phase, in part, successful.

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It will therefore be Poland for the France team.

Not Argentina (first of the group), nor Mexico, even less Saudi Arabia, both eliminated.

Robert Lewandowski's partners, beaten by Albiceleste (2-0), will challenge the world champions on Sunday (4 p.m.) for a place in the quarter-finals.

Charge to the Blues, weak and disappointing with their reserve team Wednesday evening against Tunisia (0-1), not to miss in "

a new competition

 " which begins in four days.

Before this challenge, largely in line with the title holders, a look back at a first phase, rather well negotiated, when we remember the curse around the title holders (4 eliminations in the first round for the last 5 winners).

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A beginning of collective strength that must be affirmed

Many questions occupied the debates around this French team before its departure and even when it arrived in Qatar two weeks ago.

With the slew of packages (Pogba, Kanté, Maignan, Kimpembe, Nkunku, Benzema, Hernandez)…

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Source: lefigaro

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