The Impact of Benching Kylian Mbappe and Griezmann on France’s World Cup Chances


France will be looking to grab the top position in Group D of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. All eye will be on their encounter with Qatar next Saturday. France might play the runners-up from Group C this game and aim to beat Qatar for knockout matches. However, the road up to the top isn’t easy. L’Equipe informs us that France isn’t able win the gold medal without Kylian Mbappe, their star. Without Mbappe, the French team will be relying on their strength, collectively and skill to make up for the absence of Mbappe.

1. Do France qualify for the knockouts if they earn one point in the match against Denmark?

As we discuss the details of the coming World Cup match between France and Tunisia, it is important to consider the team news just recently announced. Two of France’s most renowned players, Kylian Mabappe, and Antoine Griezmann are not participating in the World Cup match. The issue is whether France remain in the knockouts even though they did not score a point in their match against Denmark? This is an incredibly difficult issue to answer since it will depend on the outcomes of the other matches in the stage of group. There is a chance that, if France scores a point in their match against Denmark it is possible that they could be able to qualify for knockouts even regardless of whether the other teams in their group don’t perform equally.

2. How likely is it France might be in a position to face Argentina If they win the group D?

The chance of France meeting Argentina at the World Cup should they top Group D is definitely a possibility. France is predicted to win against the other teams in Group D, which was confirmed by France’s team information. Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe were benched. This would mean that the next opponent France could face would be the group winner and it is expected to be Argentina. This means that, should the teams go as planned, France and Argentina could indeed face each other at the end of the competition. This could be a thrilling prospect for fans of both teams Both teams possess their own impressive squads of talent as well as experience.

3. Does anyone know a specific date or time for the kick-off of the France-Group C match?

The highly anticipated match of France and Tunisia in the FIFA World Cup will take in June 15th on the 15th of June, 2018. Kick-off is scheduled for 8:00 pm local time. Both teams have made their respective announcements on their starting team, with France’s Kylian Mbappe, and Griezmann expected to join Griezmann on the bench. France who are currently World Cup holders, will perform a spirited display in the match against Group C runners up Tunisia. Recently, reports indicate that Tunisia has plans to stop France from attacking. This could be a fascinating aspect in the tournament if it occurs.

4. Why is France not playing Mbappe to win the game?

It was an intriguing decision and one with a lot of importance. Mbappe as well as Griezmann represent two of the most influential players in France and both have proved their value as major contributors for the French team during recent games. They are the French team is likely to lose two of their strongest offensive options and perhaps most importantly, its two the most talented players. The French team is likely to choose to use a moderate style of match-play with a focus on ball movement as well as defence, instead of pursuing an offensive in conjunction with French players.

A Brief Summary

In the end, it’s evident that France’s Starting XI for their final Group D match against Tunisia was a deliberate choice. With the decision to leave out stars such as Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and others, Didier Deschamps was evidently determined to protect their energy and the momentum when they compete for a potential spot in the World Cup Final. With the attention of the world and the entire country behind them, France will be hoping to score a victory on the field to turn their hopes into reality.