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DIRECT. The news of the World Cup: "We take the maximum precautions" against the virus, launches Deschamps


Sunday, the France team challenges Argentina, finalist in 2014, and aims for a historic double. At a press conference, Didier Deschamps n

The essential

  • D-1 before the big day and the World Cup final between the Blues and Lionel Messi's Argentina.

  • Before the main course, the starter with Croatia-Morocco, the match for 3rd place played this Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Deschamps explained that the Blues are taking maximum precautions against the virus, while Kingsley Coman, Raphaël Varane and Ibrahima Konaté are suffering from a feverish state.

  • "We know that we can play in possession or in counter-attack and the strength of our team is to adapt", described Hugo Lloris in a press conference.


From 98 to 2018, behind the scenes of the days before

France will participate, this Sunday against Argentina, in its fourth World Cup final.

A look back at the days leading up to the 3 previous Les Bleus finals.


Martinez: Mbappé "doesn't know enough about football"

Emiliano Martinez did not miss Kylian Mbappé at a press conference.

“He doesn't know football enough, he's never played in South America.

If you don't have this experience, you can't comment.

But it's nothing.

They know that we are a world-class selection and they respect us for that, ”said the Albiceleste goalkeeper.

In May, the French striker from PSG spoke about the level of South American futebol to TNT Sports: "The advantage we have, the Europeans, is that we always play between us and we has high-level games all the time, like in the Nations League.

When we arrive at the World Cup, we are ready, where Brazil and Argentina do not have this level.

In South America, football is not as advanced as in Europe.

That's why the last World Cups, if you look, it's always the Europeans who win.



Lizarazu: “

I wanted to go out on the field to help the Blues!


The star consultant of TF1, who will comment on the final this Sunday with Grégoire Margotton, looks back on his month spent in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup. Between birthday and ants in the legs during France-England.


“The real World Cup stays in the summer”

This World Cup in the pre-winter period has led to an adaptation of the practices of Blues supporters who flee outdoor screens.

This will again be the case on Sunday for the final, even if some cities have planned public broadcasts.


Dembele's message

“We hope to celebrate this Monday when we return to France.

Ousmane Dembélé thanked the French supporters for the support given in a video shared by the France team.


Trezeguet: "Messi deserves to be world champion"

David Trezeguet's heart swings.

World champion in 1998 with France, the former River Plate striker also has Argentine nationality.

Before the final, he hopes that Lionel Messi will complete his career with a planetary title.


Info The Parisian

The composition of the presidential delegation

According to our information, Presnel Kimpembe, N'Golo Kanté and Paul Pogba will accompany Emmanuel Macron for the final.

Karim Benzema is not among this delegation.


Gignac: 'I would like Messi to lift the World Cup'

André-Pierre Gignac will not be smeared in blue-white-red this Sunday.

“Today in Argentina they want to win the World Cup for Messi.

I am French, but I would like Messi to lift the World Cup because he deserves it for his whole career,” the French striker told Fox Sports.


Les Bleus, a path from darkness to light

Everything that was wrong with the France team turned, as the competition progressed, into good news.

Here's hoping the trend continues until the final against Argentina on Sunday.


Croatia-Morocco: who to complete the podium?

The Vatreni and the Atlas Lions face off at 4 p.m. in the small final of the World Cup.

“For me, we are a bit in the place of the idiot when we are third or fourth”, declared Walid Regragui, for whom it is “complicated to embellish this famous classification match”.

Nevertheless, "to finish third, in terms of image, that would be magnificent", underlined the Moroccan coach.

His Croatian counterpart, Zlatko Dalic, is not afraid of a lack of motivation.

"For us, it's a very important match, it's a battle for a medal," he warned at a press conference.



Deschamps and Monaco gave Scaloni nightmares in 2003

Then a player at Deportivo La Coruña, the Argentine coach suffered a memorable correction in November 2003 against Monaco led by the current boss of the Blues.


Argentina influences Marseille

Sunday in the final of the World Cup, more than 30,000 Argentines will give voice under the impetus of the "Barras Bravas", these radical supporters who inspired their European counterparts, in particular on the canebière.


Blues training at 2:30 p.m.

The Blues training session will be held at 2:30 p.m. (French time), this Saturday before the final.


France-Argentina: who supports whom?

The Blues against the Albiceleste, it is also Europe against South America, Mbappé against Messi… This World Cup final shares the planet.



These Albiceleste supporters who sing to forget the crisis

Behind the Argentinian songs in the streets of Doha hides a fear of social decline that only the selection, carried by Leo Messi, can forget for a moment.


Find the content of the Deschamps press conference

The coach of the Blues appeared one last time in this World Cup at a press conference.

"I have no worries, no stress," he said despite the presence of a virus in the workforce.


The recap of the Lloris press conference

At a press conference this Saturday, before the World Cup final against the Argentines, the goalkeeper and captain of the Blues spoke about the news of the tricolor selection which is preparing to face Lionel Messi.


Walid Regragui the “magnificent”

In three months, the Moroccan coach has managed to work miracles, instilling in his players the "dirou niya", this "faith" in them.

It was not enough against the Blues but the Croats, whom they face this Saturday for 3rd place (4 p.m.), are warned.


Lloris in history in the event of a double

If the Blues win the World Cup against Argentina this Sunday, Hugo Lloris would become the first captain to lift this trophy twice.

Hugo Lloris admired his relaxation against Morocco.

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Deschamps: "Our opponents are not in the stands"

“I am well aware that Argentina has significant popular support.

Even if the French supporters are heard, the majority will be Argentinians.

It's a passionate people, they are fully behind their team and it gives off a positive festive atmosphere.

It's a good thing that there is such an atmosphere for a match.

Our adversaries are not in the stands, they are on the pitch.

A team will have a third star on the shirt.



Deschamps on the presence of Benzema

“If I don't answer, you'll say I'm pissed off.

Since the injury of Lucas Hernandez, I have 24 players to manage.

To ask the question vis-à-vis these players is clumsy to say the least.

We also had Christopher Nkunku who was injured before Karim.



Deschamps: "The French team was the best thing that ever happened to me"

“The France team was the best thing that ever happened to me, in my life as a player and then as a coach.

I am very happy, the most important thing has always been the France team, not me.

I am at her service, she is above everything.

It's nice to think of me, but what's on my mind is tomorrow's game.



Deschamps: "When Kylian has to speak, he speaks"

“When he has to speak, he speaks.

After Kylian Mbappé needs peace.

I have no desire to disturb his state of mind.

He is focused on tomorrow's game.



Deschamps: 'Argentina can do something different tomorrow'

“Seven players were present in 2018, it was not the same team.

We have three observers who have seen all the games, which allows us to have precise information, even if Argentina can do something different tomorrow.

You have to be ready for all situations.



Deschamps: "When it's the first final for a player, there are fewer benchmarks"

“The context of a final is special, there is an emotional side which can be different depending on the players.

2018 went better than 2016. When it's the first final for a player, there are fewer benchmarks.

The management of emotions is important, my speech and the exchanges are not identical between all the players.



Deschamps: "The key word is to adapt"

“The key word is to adapt.

Argentina had to deal with certain situations like losing the first game.

We did what was necessary against our six opponents to meet tomorrow.

You have to keep calm, a final, there is the match and the context which is special, with the objective of going for a title.

We don't agree with the Argentine people and we will do everything to get what we want.



Deschamps has no additional information about the virus.

“I left quite early so they were sleeping.

I don't have the latest info.

We make sure to manage the best in relation to the different situations.

I will receive the data to be ready for this big match.



Lloris: “When Messi plays, you need a plan to counter him”

"It's a great match, we shouldn't focus on just one player.

There are two nations, France and Argentina.

When Messi plays, you need a plan to counter him, but Argentina have a good generation.

His players do everything for Messi, we will try to find the key.



Lloris: "The strength of our team is to adapt"

“You have to be ready to suffer at times.

You have to manage the highlights well, it's difficult to always have possession, even if for my taste we suffered too much in the second half against Morocco.

Tomorrow, there will be a game plan to respect, we are still studying Argentina but there are always things for which we are not prepared.

It passes with this feeling of surpassing oneself and of making the round back.

We know that we can play in possession or on the counter-attack and the strength of our team is to adapt.



Lloris: "A very strong state of mind"

“Behind this success, there has always been a very strong state of mind.

There's no reason it can't work tomorrow even if there are still strangers.

With the adrenaline and the excitement we will all be on our feet to surpass ourselves for this last battle.



Lloris: "Want to write our own story"

“I had the privilege of winning this trophy in 2018. Today, I am focused on the present.

We want to write our own story and end it in the best possible way.

The hardest part remains to be done, you have to prepare for a great match, be ready to surpass yourself, despite the pressure and the circumstances with this virus.



Lloris: "The country is behind us, the rest doesn't matter"

“As long as we have the support of our supporters, that the country is behind us, the rest does not matter.

Very few believed in it but we find ourselves in the final four years later and we will give everything to emerge victorious from this final battle.

We know what Messi represents in the history of our sport but it will be France against Argentina.



Lloris: Argentina, "a very well organized team"

“It's a very well organized team, very strong defensively, aggressive on the carrier, which plays very good offensive transitions, following the mistakes of the opponent.

There have always been very great players in the history of Argentina, the symbol Maradona or Lionel Messi.

When you're French, playing a World Cup final is a big event regardless of the opponent, but playing Argentina at this stage of the competition makes things very beautiful.



Lloris has arrived

“I have no more news this morning.

You'll have more info by the next training.

Regarding the virus, we are never prepared for this kind of thing.

We try to prepare in the best possible way.

This does not take away from the concentration and the excitement that we can have.



Suivez la conférence de presse

Hugo Lloris et Didier Deschamps seront face aux journalistes à partir de 9 heures 30.


Le post énigmatique de Karim Benzema

« Ça ne m’intéresse pas. » L'attaquant du Real Madrid a éveillé un flot de questions avec ce message posté sur Instagram, vendredi soir. A quoi fait référence Benzema : à son envie relative d'assister à la finale ou à son désintérêt pour le titre de champions du monde, lui qui apparaît sur les feuilles de match sans jouer.

Dimanche dernier, KB9 avait signalé son soutien aux Bleus sur Instagram : « Allez les gars, encore deux matchs on y est presque… derrière vous… Vamonos. »


« S’il enlève la Coupe du monde à Messi ? Tout est oublié ! »

Real Madrid fans have only one fear: to see Leo Messi win the World Cup this Sunday (4 p.m.).

If the Blues win, they could be lenient with Kylian Mbappé, who told them no in May.


The grand finale is Sunday!


Hello everyone

Welcome to the Parisian live dedicated to World Cup news.

This Saturday, the match for 3rd place, the last bend before the home stretch and the final of the Blues.

Source: leparis

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