France-Portugal: the Blues with Kimpembe and Rabiot, the Portuguese with CR7 and Danilo Pereira
As Le Parisien – Today in France announced to you, Didier Deschamps has decided to line up a team composed mainly of world champion players to face Portugal, this Sunday evening at the Stade de France as part of the 3rd day of the League of Nations.
The Blues will evolve in their usual 4-4-2 even if the middle will be arranged in a diamond pattern to put the attacking trio Griezmann Giroud and Mbappé in the best conditions. The FC Barcelona player will occupy the post of playmaker and will be supported in the midfield by Pogba who had not started a match in blue since 2011.
The coach has also chosen to trust Adrien Rabiot as a relay midfielder, while Kanté will be positioned as a sentinel. The defense will be classic with Pavard, Varane, Hernandez but the Parisian Kimpembe was preferred to the Barcelona Lenglet. On the side of Portugal, the superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is present, like the new recruit of PSG Danilo Pereira.
The composition of the French team: Lloris- Pavard, Varane, Kimpembe, Hernandez – Kanté, Rabiot, Pogba, Griezmann – Mbappé, Giroud.
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