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Mbappé "lucky charm", "young and pretty" Blues, "return with great fanfare": the press ignites after the crushing victory of the France team


PRESS REVIEW – The press, national and foreign, is unanimous after the festival of Kylian Mbappé and his teammates against the Netherlands (4-0), this Friday, for the start of the Euro 2024 qualifiers.

After the festival, praise.

The national press, generalist as well as specialist, is dithyrambic this Saturday morning after the crushing victory of the France team, this Friday evening at the Stade de France, against the Netherlands (4-0), for its first match of the Euro 2024 qualifiers.

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The Team

has decided to give its front page to Kylian Mbappé, the successor to Hugo Lloris.

And for the sports daily, the striker is none other than a "

lucky captain


It must be said that for his first with the armband, the vice-world champions easily imposed themselves and that he himself largely contributed to this success since he scored a double.

Excuse a bit.

But in its columns,


also wanted to highlight the good technical relationship between Kylian Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann, speaking of a "


" duo, as well as the solid performance of the defensive trio "

full of the future .

composed of Mike Maignan (who pushed back a penalty from Memphis Depay at the end of the match), Dayot Upamecano and Ibrahima Konaté.

Three men whom

Le Figaro

describes as "

Ministers of Defense


“Young and pretty” Blues

Our special correspondents - Baptiste Desprez and Christophe Remise - present at the Stade de France this Friday evening also focus on Kylian Mbappé, "

an inspired and inspiring captain

" and "

the essential

" Antoine Griezmann.


Le Parisien


these Blues are “

Young and pretty


no doubt a reference to François Ozon's film released ten years ago.

And after their recital, the local daily even wonders: “

And if they were basically stronger than at the World Cup


“We will have to wait a little longer to find out.

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, "

these Blues in transition were able to count on their guides, Kylian Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann

" to overcome the "Oranje" who "

were particularly strawberry defensively


The regional daily also notes that the French team has kept the recipe of chef Didier Deschamps, "

an old recipe for success which can still work, even at the time of the change of era

: wait, not very high, tighten the block, bet on the transition and take advantage of the explosiveness of the offensive trio Coman – Kolo Muani – Mbappé


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Sud Ouest

evokes a "

return with great fanfare

" and affirms that the "

new story begins well


It will have to continue as well this Monday evening (8:45 p.m.), against Ireland, for the second match of these qualifications for Euro 2024.

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The foreign press praises the merits of Kylian Mbappé

The foreign press has also been glowing with the Blues.

And more particularly towards Kylian Mbappé.

Plethoric Mbappé ”,



which affirms that the Parisian has “again

led his team



, for their part


speaks of a "

show of force

" from the crack of Bondy and underlines that he has overtaken Karim Benzema in the ranking of scorers for the France team.

In England, the


assures that the new captain of the Blues has demonstrated “

qualities of leader


Source: lefigaro

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