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DIRECT. France - Chile: Kolo Muani in the waters! Follow the match

Three days after its defeat against Germany and largely reworked by Didier Deschamps, the France team wants to offer a different face against Chile.

DIRECT. France - Chile: Kolo Muani in the waters! Follow the match

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DIRECT. France - Chile: Kolo Muani in the waters! Follow the match

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21:37 – Kolo Muani well taken

Kolo Muani picks up at height of the median and provides support to the Fofana. The first scorer of the evening plays in depth à right banking on the speed of his partner but the latter is slightly embarrassed by Suazo at the start and cannot contest the ball.

21:35 – Saliba alone but above

The tricolor corner is perfectly enveloped; with an outgoing trajectory from the sideé LEFT. At the far post, à height of 6 meters, Saliba gets rid of the marking and can score but the Arsenal defender does not manage to score. dominates his ball and catches it with the top of his head, sending it over the frame.

21:34 – Diaz in final curtain

In front of the surface, Mbappé cannot turn around properly and chooses to slip a good ball between the Chilean defenders to find Théo Hernandez at the ready. the offside limit. The Milanese follows up with a left shot from a tight angle but sees Diaz tackle and deflect for a corner.

21:32 – More control

With this second goal, the French team seemed -did he win? in peace and quiet in his use of the ball and attracts his opponent away to better try to pass at speed behind. Chile will have to deliver to get back to the score.

21:31 – Welcome back from Saliba

< p>Camavinga wants to contribute on the offensive front but misplaces the ball in the axis. At the back, Nunez plays quickly forward with a long opening up front. left for Vargas. The Chilean striker is taken back & the race by Saliba but gleans despiteé quite a touch.

It only took seven minutes for the Blues to completely reverse the course of the match. Fofana recovers a new high ball and brings percussion in the last 30 meters of the opponent. The ball flies to the side of the ball. left où Théo Hernandez takes his time to place an offering on the head of Kolo Muani. Within 6 m, the Parisian rises above Isla and Suazo to cross his head and give the Blues the advantage.

21:24 – Mbappé &agrav; côté

Fofan begins a movement from the central circle by serving Kolo Muani. The French striker gives à Giroud came to support in the heart of the game. The Milanese can serve deep in the area Mbappé but the pass is complex and chooses instead to open &agrav; left on Théo Hernandez whose first-intention cross is cut off; by Mbappé, before the first post. The French captain cannot frame his attempt.

After pressing on Kolo Muani à the edge of the surface, Mbappé cannot continue because on his left foot and prefers to give in the axis to Fofana. At 20 m, the latter rolls in from the left and sees his shot slightly deflected. by Lichnovsky. This was enough to deceive Bravo and equalize for the Blues after 19 minutes of play.

21:16 – Person in the center

Koundé sends Kolo Muani into the depths à RIGHT. The Parisian drops Suazo and enters the area along the goal line before crossing hard behind where the goal line is. his ball lands in Chilean feet.

21:13 – Misunderstanding in the axis

Fofana causes bale loss à 35 m from the Chilean goal and gives in front of him à Kolo Muani. The former player from Nantes can take advantage of the gap to open up the path to the surface but he is looking to do so. rely on Giroud. Unfortunately for the Blues, the Parisian's pass is behind the back of his partner who had made the call in the axis.

21:12 – Clauss forced out

Grimaçant and helpedé by the trainers, Clauss leaves the pitch limping. The French full-back must give up his place in the 11th minute, in favor of Kound.

21:11 – Clauss blessé

Clauss gestures to the sidelines and seems indicated; that he has a physical problem. The OM full-back was injured. &agrav; left leg wanting to accelerate on its side right. He is taken care of by the French healers.

21:10 – Sanchez's attempt

While Kolo Muani was é stopped by Diaz, Chile leaves à the offensive from the other side and from the left corner of the area, Alexis Sanchez fixes Clauss and opens his right foot. Maignan receives without problem.

After only five minutes of play, the France team found itself led by Chile. Side right, Isla relies on a partner à the angle of the surface. The latter puts à its lateral which applies to slide its center back to the left. level with the ground. On reception, Nunez crosses from the inside of the right and passes his shot under Maignan. Cold snap on the Vélodrome.

21:05 – Suazo pris

Echevarria is responsible for directing the game &agrav; left to send Suazo deep. The Chilean side is greeted by a perfectly positioned Clauss. The ball is shipped in touch by the French.

21:04 – Still shy

The Blues started their match at a fairly calm pace and were happy to let the ball go. their Chilean adversaries. For the moment, no notable action has been taken. built.

21:02 – Complicated conditions

The conditions Weather conditions are delicate at times. Marseille at the end of March since it's raining and the wind is blowing quite strongly despite the weather. the closed structure of the Vélodrome.

Olivier Giroud gives the kick-off for the team France in this friendly match against Chile.

9:00 p.m. – A minute of silence

Just before the start of the match, a minute of silence will be observed at the Vélodrome in tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack in a concert hall & agrave; Moscow.

20:54 – Entry of the two teams

The 22 players, French and Chilean, of the match enter the pitch of the Vélodrome stadium just before the anthems ring out.

20:50 – Gareca: "No anti-Mbapp plané"

In a press conference, Ricardo Gareca insistedé on the fact that he and his staff did not have a framework for this. no particular tactic to neutralize Mbappé."There is no anti-Mbappé plan. He generally escapes Overall, that's why he's a different player. We have to take precautions and we will try to take it to be able to contain it", explainedé the Argentinian coach of Chile. The latter is also looking forward to facing France. "It is essential to view these matches as an opportunityé to grow."

20:45 – Un élan à find

Double champion of South America over the last decade, Chile is experiencing a more complicated period. Eighth with only 5 points after six days in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers, he has not won any points. only two of its last eight matches against Albania (3-0) and Peru (2-0), for three losses and three draws. On the other hand, Alexis Sanchez and his teammates are undefeated in friendly matches since November 16, 2022 (0-1 against Poland, editor's note), a series of 4 wins and 2 draws.

20:40 – Gareca returns to France

If Didier Deschamps will play his 151st match on the bench of the France team, his opposite number will wear the Chilean tracksuit that for the 2nd time. Ricardo Gareca took up his position last January, succeeding his compatriot Eduardo Berizzo who had resigned in November after a defeat in Ecuador in the qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup (0-1). This is not the first experience to be had. at the head of a selection for the former Argentinian international. Indeed, for seven years (2015-2022), he had guidedé Peru. A passage which allowed him to meet Deschamps and the Blues à the occasion of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. In Ekaterinburg, the Blues had won; in the group stage and secure their place in the next round thanks to à a goal from Mbappé (1-0).

20:35 – 1994, the last victory

< p>We have to go back to March 22, 1994 to see the last victory of the Blues against Chile (3-1). At Gerland, Papin had launched; his partners from the 7th minute. Zamorano equalized four minutes later but Djorkaeff put the Tricolores back in front. 10 minutes from the break. Upon returning from the locker room, Corentin Martins took charge of closing the debates.

20:30 – Deschamps: "An opposition different"

"He is an opponent who does not have the m& The same characteristics as Germany. A game on the ground, with small players (…) It's a different opposition, but with a lot of quality, and çit weighs heavily in effectiveness between Vargas and Sanchez", underlinedé Didier Deschamps, satisfied to be able to test his French team against an adversary with radically different qualities from the perspective of preparation for the future. Euro 2024.


Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116