France, current world champion, began her journey to be in Qatar 2022 on the wrong foot, unexpectedly drawing against Ukraine in the debut (1-1). A duel in which Griezmann scored a real goal and in which Kylian Mbappé, star of the team, went completely unnoticed.
So gray was the game of the Paris Saint Germain crack that, to the surprise of the majority, Didier deschamps He decided to replace him in minute 77, when the game was already tied. In the subsequent press conference, when the France coach was asked about the replacement of Mbappé, he explained that “he himself knew that he was not playing well”.
Now, Mbappe He has two more chances to show that what happened against Ukraine was an isolated episode. France will face Kazakhstan (March 27) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (March 31) before the end of the team day.