DIRECT. Euro 2021: follow the Blues press conference from noon, two days before the decisive match against Portugal



What there is to know

Time to calm down. The frustrating draw (1-1) against Hungary is still remembered on Saturday, the France team now turns to Portugal, which they will face Wednesday at the Puskas Arena in Budapest, for their third Euro match. 2021. With this momentous date, the Blues give a press conference, Monday, June 21, from noon. Follow our live.

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First but not qualified. The Blues, leading Group F with 4 points, are not yet assured of qualification for the round of 16. Didier Deschamps’ men will have to get a result if they want to finish first.

Sunday à la carte session. The Blues performed a differentiated session according to the substitutes and the holders. The first were entitled to more sustained exercises, including a small opposition to seven against seven under the eye of the holders on Saturday. The latter alternated running, cycling and stretching, while Raphaël Varane and Benjamin Pavard did not even set foot on the lawn.

The Blues are waiting for the goals. Antoine Griezmann opened the counter for the French attackers against Hungary, but they still lacked realism. But there is no need to worry, according to the striker, especially for Karim Benzema. “As soon as he goes to put one in, the tap will be on!” assured Antoine Griezmann.

Ousmane Dembélé package. Ousmane Dembélé only played half an hour against Hungary. Entered in the place of Adrien Rabiot, the winger came out injured “to the knee tendon”, said Didier Deschamps. He logically did not train on Sunday and took exams in the evening which confirmed that he could not compete in the rest of the competition. His package was formalized by the federation.

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