Team analysis

France

France

France squad
No.PlayerBornPos.ENGCRONEDPORITAGSClub
1Paul Bernardoni18/04/1997Goalkeeper9090909090 FC Girondins de Bordeaux (FRA)
2Enock Kwateng09/04/1997Defender 9010+ FC Nantes (FRA)
3Olivier Boscagli18/11/1997Defender90 90 OGC Nice (FRA)
4Jérôme Onguéné22/12/1997Defender90909090 FC Sochaux-Montbéliard (FRA)
5Issa Diop09/01/1997Defender90909090901 Toulouse FC (FRA)
6Jérémy Gelin24/04/1997Defender 9+ 9+ Stade Rennais FC (FRA)
7Jean-Kévin Augustin16/06/1997Forward9074*9090906 Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
8Lucas Tousart29/04/1997Midfield90909090901 Olympique Lyonnais (FRA)
9Florian Aye19/01/1997Forward60*1+ AJ Auxerre (FRA)
10Marcus Thuram06/08/1997Forward30+16+14+22+5+ FC Sochaux-Montbéliard (FRA)
11Kylian Mbappé20/12/1998Forward60*89*9080*905 AS Monaco FC (FRA)
12Ludovic Blas31/12/1997Midfield30+9065*68*81*2 EA Guingamp (FRA)
13Clément Michelin11/05/1997Defender9090 9090 Toulouse FC (FRA)
14Amine Harit18/06/1997Midfield9070*76*86*90* FC Nantes (FRA)
15Christ-Emmanuel Maouassa06/07/1998Defender 90909090 AS Nancy-Lorraine (FRA)
16Quentin Braat06/07/1997Goalkeeper FC Nantes (FRA)
17Denis Will Poha28/05/1997Midfield78*9081*9085* Stade Rennais FC (FRA)
18Jeando Fuchs11/10/1997Midfield12+20+25+4+1+ FC Sochaux-Montbéliard (FRA)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Key features: France

Key features: France

  • 1-4-3-3 with fast transitions to 1-4-1-4-1 high defensive block
  • Fluent passing game based on off-ball movement, individual technique
  • Varied attacking; combinations in tight areas, ball to striker or wide spaces
  • Build-up from centre-backs through midfield triangle; diagonals to wings
  • Tousart the balancing midfielder; Harit the linking catalyst in attack
  • Augustin a strong, fast striker with 1 v 1, ball-shielding, finishing skills
  • Pressure on ball-carrier from midfield; wingers fast back into block

Head coach: Ludovic Batelli (24/05/1963)