Yet scorer against Austria, Olivier Giroud could lose his starting spot Sunday night against Denmark.
“I’m not going to change for the sake of changing, but there will be changes. » As often, Didier Deschamps did not want to say too much about the eleven which will start against Denmark, Sunday evening in Copenhagen, for the last match of the French team in this League of Nations. A meeting not to be missed for the Blues, not yet sure of staying in League A.
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The only two announcements made by “DD” are the tenure of Alphonse Areola in goal and the calf discomfort felt by Ousmane Dembélé, uncertain. Saturday’s training session will not have delivered much more lessons even if, according to The ParisianAntoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappé could continue three days after starting against Austria (2-0).
Nkunku instead of Giroud?
Will the attacking trio be the same as at the Stade de France? Probably not. Because according to The team, Olivier Giroud, despite his goal scored against the Austrians, will not be renewed at the forefront of the attack. The tricolor coach, who would like to balance playing time to preserve the organisms, could prefer Christopher Nkunku, who plays in the axis with his club Leipzig.
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“We are in a logic of performance. We must expect a committed match », he explained in a press conference, to justify the fact that he did not upset his whole team either. In defense, Benoît Badiashile could thus be renewed, as well as Aurélien Tchouameni in the middle. According The Parisianhis partner at Real Madrid, Eduardo Camavinga, would be approached to support him.