For the third consecutive year, the France team will see the quarter-finals of the World Cup. The Blues qualified brilliantly this Sunday, beating Robert Lewandowski’s Poland (3-1). Kylian Mbappé scored twice, while Olivier Giroud became the top scorer in Les Bleus history. Here are the player ratings of Didier Deschamps.
Hugo Lloris (7): The porter of theFrench team saved his teammates. His parry on the strike of Piotr Zielinski in the 37th minute was decisive for his team. Note a little scare on a ball just before halftime. It also repels a strike fromArkadiusz Milik in additional time. He can’t do anything about Lewandowski’s penalty.
Theo Hernandez (7): On his left side, the player of the A.C. Milan made its law, repelling the offensives of the Poland. Solid defensively, he also tried to find the net, but his right-footed shot was unscrewed.
Raphael Varane (6.5): The player Manchester United has increased in power. Present in the duels, he repelled the danger on many occasions, notably in the 46th minute when he pushed the ball back on his line. He left some space for the Polish attackers.
Dayot Upamecano (5): Positioned alongside Raphael Varane, Upamecano sometimes left spaces for the Polish attackers, in particular at Robert Lewandowski, who had the opportunity to find the mark. He is the author of the hand which offers the penalty to Robert Lewandowski.
Jules Kounde (4.5): On his right side, he often found himself in difficulty. Often taken by default Bartosz Bereszynskihe nevertheless offered a center delight to Olivier Giroud at the 65th minute.
Aurelien Tchouameni (5): The midfielder did not perform his best part in the jersey of theFrench team. Some technical inaccuracies and some lost balls. Warned by the referee, the player of the real Madrid has been replaced by Youssouf Fofanadiscreet after his return.
Adrien Rabiot (6.5): Aggressive, the Juventus player offered solutions to Kylian Mbappe on the left side. His crosses brought danger into the Polish area and he also recovered a few balls in midfield.
Antoine Griezmann (6.5): Discreet in the first half, the midfielder was valuable on a few occasions. His brilliant aspirations almost allowed the Blues to score much earlier in the game.
Ousmane Dembele (7.5): Omnipresent at the start of the game, whether offensively or defensively, the winger FC Barcelona was present on all counts. He is the author of the decisive pass for Kylian Mbappe during the second goal of the France team. Precious. Replaced by Kingsley Coman (76th)
Kylian Mbappe (8.5): Author of a double, Mbappe flies over this World Cup. Despite some inaccuracies, the PSG player was decisive and asserts himself as the leader of this French team. Undoubtedly the star of this Global.
Olivier Giroud (7.5): Author of the first goal, Olivier Giroud was discreet, but decisive. He overtakes Thierry Henry in the ranking of the top scorers of the‘French team. He felt discomfort in his thigh and was replaced by Marcus Thuram (not rated), who tried to retain the ball.