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What do the Blues expect against England? The decryption of Guy Stéphan

2022-12-06T16:33:47.375Z

The deputy national coach spoke at a press conference on Tuesday in Doha. So it will be England. After beating Poland (3-1) on Sunday, in the round of 16, the Blues saw the Three Lions dismiss Senegal (3-0) for a shock that promises to be explosive on Saturday (8 p.m.), in the quarters. Guy Stéphan delivers his analysis on this high quality opponent. “ Very good team, solid, with many arguments on the offensive level ”, judges the faithful assistant of Didier Deschamps.



So it will be England.

After beating Poland (3-1) on Sunday, in the round of 16, the Blues saw the Three Lions dismiss Senegal (3-0) for a shock that promises to be explosive on Saturday (8 p.m.), in the quarters.

Guy Stéphan delivers his analysis on this high quality opponent.

Very good team, solid, with many arguments on the offensive level

”, judges the faithful assistant of Didier Deschamps.

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And to continue: “

Like many teams in this World Cup, its players go very quickly to the sides, with Phil Foden, Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling

(returned to England after the burglary suffered by his family, Ed.). England have references

,

they are finalists of the last Euro, semi-finalists of the 2018 World Cup, let's not forget that

.

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It remains to be seen which England team we will see.

She can play in two systems of play, in 4-3-3 as against Senegal but also with three centrals, pistons and always three attackers.

Usually, she plays with her five defensive players against superior teams.

Will this be the case on Saturday?

We'll see

, "said the father of the Strasbourg coach, Julien Stéphan, who was also asked about the "

fantastic

" Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappé, an "outstanding"

player

.

Lloris-Kane, “the match within the match”

Eternally linked to Deschamps, Stéphan also gave his opinion on the coach.

He is very calm, he has prepared this competition very well, as in the past.

Sometimes it's less successful... He anticipated, he knew exactly what he wanted to do.

During the list of players, he said immediately that he intended to play with four behind

(unlike the defense with five in recent months, Editor's note).

He has competition experience, whether as a player or a coach.

One more.

This experience benefits the team

, ”explained the 62-year-old technician, member of the tricolor staff since 2012 and who is linked to the FFF until the end of the World Cup, as “DD”.

We only think of the World Cup

”, he assures us, acknowledging moreover that Harry Kane and Lloris, it will be a “

match within the match

”.

The two players indeed know each other well for rubbing shoulders at Tottenham… “

I hope that Hugo will be more smiling than Kane when he returns to Tottenham

”, smiles Stéphan.

All of France too.

Source: lefigaro

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