France’s national team is going through a difficult period. The World Cup 2018 champions got eliminated in the round of 16 at Euros this summer. And head coach Didier Deschamp’s men have since failed to win 5 consecutive games during the World Cup 2022 qualifiers. So, among other of yesterday’s World Cup football news, Deschamps has trouble with France – he’s losing authority within France’s team.
French national team manager Didier Deschamps’ discipline had declined recently, which has led to a softening in his coaching authority.
World Cup Football News – Deschamps Has Trouble with France
Didier Deschamps is now more open to the influence of his players and willing to negotiate on style and selection.
And, according to L’Equipe, it is Real Madrid star striker Karim Benzema’s return to the French squad that is responsible.
Veteran Benzema’s comeback has brought in a new imbalance within the French group, despite all his good qualities and goalscoring.
At the same time, the dressing room itself has become devoid of unity and cohesive.
Indeed, goalkeeper Hugo Lloris complained about ‘lack of commitment and aggressiveness’ only recently, following France’s dismal 1-1 draw with Ukraine.
Furthermore, Antione Griezmann now is confused with the coach changing positions in recent months.
Amidst all this, Didier Deschamps’ Les Bleus will take on Finland at the Stade des Lumieres tomorrow. They will try to win this group stage, qualifying round match as part of the World Cup 2022 qualifying campaign.