World champions add second game without win and struggle in Nations League

World champions add second game without win and struggle in Nations League

Current world champions France are without a win in their second match of Nations League Football Group A1 following a 1-1 draw with Croatia, putting them in a delicate position to advance.

France coach Didier Deschamps decided to make a revolution in the squad in relation to the first game, in which France were beaten 2-1 by Denmark at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, leaving only the A footballer of eleven, Monaco midfielder Aurelian Chuameni.

The Croatian coach also made several changes to the 11 players, but they were not so radical. Compared with the first game, 5 players were retained. Among them, Croatia lost 3-0 at home to Austria unexpectedly, namely Zhulanovic and Brozovic. , Kovacic, Major and Brecarlo.

With the exclusion of major stars such as Lloris, Varane, N’Golo Kante, Mbappe, Benzema and Griezmann compared to their performances in their debuts, the French team in this match performance is not ideal.

The only team that has improved significantly from the first round is Croatia, largely due to Modric reaching the last 11, where he lent his class to Croatia, allowing the team to save their opening game against Austria. Bad image.

After being balanced in the first half and with few dangerous shots near the two areas, France scored by Rabiot, in a move the ball was placed at the back of the Croatian defence in front, the Juventus midfielder Opened the goal. A marker at the Ivusic exit.


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