Assured of being qualified for the round of 16, the France team is now waiting to know its opponent, which could well be Argentina, still in danger in its group. The Blues have thus evoked this possibility.
The France team can already turn to the rest of the competition. And for good reason, by dominating theAustralia (4-1) then the Denmark (2-1), the Blues are guaranteed to qualify for the round of 16 of the world Cup. And above all, they are in an excellent position to clinch first place in the group. All eyes are therefore on Group D in which the future opponent of the French is located, which could well be Argentina if ever theAlbiceleste finishes second. This was already the case in 2018, and it had smiled on the Blues, winners after an exceptional match (4-3).
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Deschamps and Varane are not yet thinking about Argentina
Asked by Telefoot about the possibility of finding Argentina in the round of 16 of the world Cup, Didier Deschamps prefers to focus on Tunisia: “ This is not the moment. There is a third game. We’ll take whoever is second. There is a third game. If Argentina wins, they will be first anyway “. Same story on the side of Raphael Varane who assures that he has no preference. ” The opponent in the eighth, we’ll see. We will have to play big teams to go to the end. No preference. The group is calm. We rely on this mentality of competitors. We have this rage to win “, confides the defender of Manchester United at a press conference.
Giroud prefers to avoid Messi
In contrast, Olivier Giroud admits he would prefer to avoid Argentina in the Round of 16. ” We tend to say that to get to the end, we will have to beat them all. But if we can still avoid Argentina in the round of 16, it’s better “Launches the striker of the Blues for Telefoot.