The team of France abhors defeat, and has once again proven to face Germany. Led and dominated by a very good German team in the first half, it was the trend reversed in the second period thanks to a double from Antoine Griezmann to finally dominate 2 – 1 on the third day of the League of nations.
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The Blue, saved first by the head of the player to Atlético (62nd), and then delivered on a penalty kick caused by Blaise Matuidi (80th) after the opening of the score of Tony Kroos (14th s. p.), are a great step towards the “Final Four” of this new competition, while the German team and coach Joachim Löw are close to a catastrophic relegation to the second division. France is close to the final phase of the League of nations and a point opposite in the netherlands, on 16 November, would be enough for him to qualify for the semi-finals which will take place next June.
The French team, already very disappointing against Iceland on Thursday in the friendly (2-2), has been completely taken speed in the first half by the attacking germans, including the middle offensive Manchester City Leroy Sané, the great forgotten of the World. Sané has tormented the French defense, and his coach Joachim Löw will be able to feed a few regrets of not having taken in Russia… It is he who is the source of the penalty, transformed by Toni Kroos (14th), causing a foul hand to the unfortunate Presnel Kimpembe, already very difficult against the Icelanders.
France is unbeaten in the last fifteen meetings
The Blues, who had nothing in the frame for 45 minutes, however, are revenues of the locker room with much better intentions with the image of a Lucas Hernandez very convincing in her hallway left. It is he who has offered a superb center for the head of Antoine Griezmann, for a purpose 100 % Atlético Madrid.
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and Then, a bit like the world Cup, the team of France has gently enhardie, as if nothing could happen to him and that she should take, in one way or another. At the 79th minute, it is Blaise Matuidi who was awarded the penalty, transformed by Griezmann. The French striker is definitely the executioner of German since he had already been offered a brace against the German team two years ago in the semi-final of Euro-2016 (2-0).
Antoine Griezmann has recognized without penalty at the end of the meeting that his team had done a ” bad first half “. “It has been, I think, disturbed by the fact that they play three behind, so we had to talk a little bit in the locker room and exchange two or three things tactically. After that, it was better. It was not the efforts of each to the other. We were champions of the world, working for each other, and it is only like that we will win matches, ” concluded the scorer of Atlético Madrid.
Result, the French team is unbeaten for fifteen matches and a friendly against the Colombia at the end of march (3-2). For its part, the German team is at the bottom of the hole, after the slap received in the netherlands on Saturday (3-0), and his coach Joachim Löw weakened. The Blues have the chance and the grinta of champions the German team no longer has.