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France in the challenge of trying to preserve the World Cup

 France in the challenge of trying to preserve the World Cup:

Burdened with injuries and confused by disappointing results, the French national football team is defending its world title in Qatar against familiar opponents in Group D: Australia and Denmark, who were in the group stage with France in the World Cup Russia 2018, along with Tunisia.

France will start against Australia on November 22 in Al Wakrah, where Kylian Mbappe and his companions are seeking a real start in the 2022 World Cup, knowing that four and a half years ago, the French team started its Russian journey against the same opponent and ended with a difficult 2-1 victory.

At that time, the disappointing performance of the team prompted coach Didier Deschamps to modify his tactical system to face Peru (1-0) in the second round, before playing a match without a bet against Denmark (0-0) in the third round.

This time, the France-Denmark match in the second round on November 26 will be of crucial importance for the world champions: the Danes, led by Christian Eriksen, are doing better than the French national team, having reached the semi-finals of the European Cup 2021.

France's assistant coach, Guy Stephan, stressed in a statement to AFP that Denmark "is among the top ten teams in the world."

In addition, the French team is well aware of the strength of the Danish team led by its coach Kasper Hjolmand, after he fell to him twice in the group stage of the European Nations League 1-2 in Paris on the third of June and 0-2 in Copenhagen on September 25, knowing that Deschamps suffered from Several absences due to injuries.