Tag: Didier Deschamps

In a repeat of the 2018 World Cup final, France took a win by moments of technical brilliance and intense effective pressing, while they let Croatia dominate possession for significant periods. The guests appeared tactically prepared and ready to take advantage of France’s weaknesses in their experimental 3-4-1-2 formation, but a few mistakes in the […]

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France Deschamps tactics

Staying defensively compact and making continuous runs without the ball during buildup was not enough for Sweden against a star-studded France team. Efficient high pressing and a solo attempt to beat half the opposition from Mbappé were enough to give Didier Deschamps’ team the three points.   Tactical analysis and match report by Thanos Chelas. The start […]

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France Deschamps tactics

As we could have expected, France dominated possession against Iceland, despite problems to create danger against a very defensive team. Eventually a penalty scored by Giroud unlocked the game and sealed the score for France.  Tactical analysis and match report by Simon Piotr.  Iceland holds a very solid record on their ground, in the last […]

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