How France could line up against Denmark

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How France could line up
How France could line up

In their second fixture of World Cup 2022, France will clash against Denmark on November 26 at Stadium 974 (Rass Abou Aboud) Qatar. The two teams of Group D will try to clinch the three points in this clash. Paris Saint Germain forward Kylian Mbappe will be aiming to lead France towards a win when they take on Denamark in Group D on Wednesday. France is ranked at 4th position while Denmark is ranked at 10th position in FIFA Men’s rankings. It is expected to be an easy win for Didier Deschamps‘s men. Let’s take a look on how France could line up against Denmark.

World Cup 2022 – France vs Denmark

World Cup 2022 – France vs Denmark
World Cup 2022 – France vs Denmark

 

Fixture : Group Stage, Group D

Date : 26 November, Saturday

Time : 9:30 P.M. IST

Venue : Stadium 974 (Rass Abou Aboud)

How France could line up against Denmark

FIFA World Cup 2022 : France Probable Starting XI
FIFA World Cup 2022 : France Probable Starting XI

France have already been hit by the curse of the champions even before the starting of World Cup. The defending champions have lost influential players like Paul Pogba, Kante, Presnel Kimpembe, Christopher Nkunku to injuries. The latest addition in this list is of Ballon d’or Winner Karim Benzema. It would be very tough for the coach to field a starting 11 after so many changes.

Starting from the back, Spurs’ goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is all set to keep the gloves for France in their World Cup opener against Australia.

Coming to the defence, Varane is still not fully fit after recovering from a hamstring injury. The coach may not risk him against Australia. In his absence, Dayot Upamecano and Ibrahima Konate could start as the central defenders.

Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Hernandez are expected to start as left back and right back respectively. 

It is expected that Didier Deschamps will go for an exciting duo of midfielders in Eduardo Camavinga and Aurelian Tchouameni. The youngsters are perfect option to replace the former duo of Pogba and Kante.

Antoine Griezmann will be deployed in the role of center attacking midfielder with Ousmane Dembele and Kylian Mbappe on each wing. The absence of Karim Benzema will definitely affect the composition of France team. AC Milan forward Giroud is likely to start as a striker.

France Starting 11 against Denmark

Position

Player Name

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris
Left-Back Benjamin Pavard
Centre-Back Ibrahima Konate
Centre-Back Dayot Upamecano
Right-Back Lucas Hernandez
Defensive Midfielder Aurelian Tchouameni
Defensive Midfielder Eduardo Camavinga
Left Midfielder Ousmane Dembele
Centre-Attacking Midfielder Antoine Griezmann
Right Midfielder Kylian Mbappe
Centre-Forward
Olivier Giroud