Half time to doubt, the other to break free. In difficulty since his arrival at FC Barcelona, Antoine Griezmann had the difficult task of replacing Lionel Messi, on the bench against Betis Seville this Saturday. During the first half, the world champion struggled, as usual, but failed to find the net, despite a strike on the post. Worse, the former Colchonero, missed a penalty, he who was so skillful in the exercise during the 2018 World Cup.
Paradoxically, the entry into play of Messi at the start of the second half freed “Grizou”. After a cross, the French took advantage of the body feint of the six-fold Argentinian Golden Ball to push the ball into the net. What to fill up with confidence before joining the Blues. Ousmane Dembélé, another world champion, not selected by Didier Deschamps for the matches against Finland, Portugal and Sweden, also scored.
Hard-hitting coman, substitute Pogba
Holder on the left flank of Bayern Munich’s attack for the shock against Dortmund, Kingsley Coman has combined well with Lucas Hernandez, who takes advantage of the absence of Alphonso Davies on injury to chain tenures to the left of the defense. The former Parisian hit the post with a powerful strike from the right foot.
Package for the match due to discomfort in the right thigh, Benjamin Pavard, replaced by the former Marseillais Bouna Sarr, will he be returned in time to honor his summons to the selection? Corentin Tolisso, back from suspension, “took advantage” of Joshua Kimmich’s injury to play more than an hour in midfield and contribute to the victory of his team (3-2).
Substitute for his second game in a row, Paul Pogba returned ten minutes to participate in Manchester United’s victory against Everton (3-1). On the other side of the field, Lucas Digne touched the post after a strike with his left foot. On the Mancunian side, Anthony Martial played him 80 minutes, before giving way to ex-Parisian Edinson Cavani, who scored his very first Premier League goal. The Blues are expected this Monday at Clairefontaine to prepare for the friendly match against Finland on Wednesday November 11, then the two decisive Nations League duels, against Portugal on Saturday November 14 and Sweden on Tuesday November 17.
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