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World Cup: Rabiot and Upamecano substitutes, Fofana and Konaté holders against Morocco


Insufficiently recovered, the midfielder and the central defender must give up their place in the semi-finals this Wednesday against the Atlas lions (8:00 p.m.).

Damn air conditioning!

Exposed since their arrival to air conditioning operating (too) often at full speed, the Blues ended up suffering the consequences at the worst time, just before a World Cup semi-final against Morocco.

Thus, according to our information, Dayot Upamecano and Adrien Rabiot will not start this Wednesday evening at the Al-Bayt stadium, the central defender and the midfielder having insufficiently recovered from a cold snap having already led them to miss the last training session. training on Tuesday.

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A big blow for coach Didier Deschamps who, since the round of 16 victorious against Poland (3-1), seemed to have found the right formula with an identical starting 11.

That he would certainly have renewed during this semi-final against the Atlas Lions, without this bad draft of cold air.

Almost an incongruity in a country where temperatures do not drop below 20 degrees.

To compensate for this double package, Didier Deschamps would have decided to trust Ibrahima Konaté and Youssouf Fofana.

More info to follow...

Source: lefigaro

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