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DIRECT. Mbappé's injury: a mask already worn, the good news continues before France - Netherlands (Euro 2024)

“DIRECT. Mbapp's injury: a mask already worn, the good news continues before France – Netherlands (Euro 2024)”

Absent from the match eve press conference, Kylian Mbappé is still uncertain for the match against the Netherlands counting for Euro 2024, but his health is still uncertain. is reassuring. The attacker appeared à training wearing a unique mask.

The essentials

  • Kylian Mbappé will he be on the pitch this Friday against the Netherlands for the second match of Euro 2024 for the Blues ? Uncertain according to the FFF, the Frenchman will continue treatment and a decision should be made at the last moment as explained by Antoine Griezmann at a press conference, just like Didier Deschamps who confirmed that he will have a protective mask.
  • Present at training this Wednesday and Thursday, the Frenchman is working to be ready. Good news also, it has arrived à Leipzig without a bandage. According to Antoine Griezmann, "it goes very well with a nose that is a little inflated". For Didier Deschamps, “everything is going in the right direction”.
  • An operation on his nose, however, remains planned for the future. the end of the competition. Follow the latest news.


19:00 – The first images of the mask worn by Kylian Mbappé

24 hours before the France – Netherlands match at Euro 2024, Kylian Mbappé appeared at the French team training session on Thursday evening and wore a protective mask for the first time. The official account of the French team published this first image on Thursday evening. On Wednesday, the captain of Les Bleus had made a few runs and shots but was simply protected by a bandage on his nose injured during the opening match against Austria (1-0).

18:06 – Mbappé will have a mask

Surprising ? Not really, but Didier Deschamps confirmed it; in a rather annoyed tone. “Kylian will wear a mask, that's for sure. No need to know how. You have enough information."

17:55 – Deschamps "Everyone is ready! t"

Relaunché on the presence or not of Kylian Mbapp&eac;, Didier Deschamps indicatedé that everyone was ready. "I have discussions with the players, those who are starting and those who are not starting. Everyone is ready. I'm not going to make any special case, the management of the group remains the same."

17:48 – Deschamps reassuring

“Everything is going in the right direction after this major shock. He was able to train yesterday, and he will be able to do so tonight. We are making sure he can be available tomorrow,” explained the coach of Les Bleus regarding Mbappé's presence against the Netherlands.

17:35 – “We will have to adapt”

Antoine Griezmann explains that it will be necessary to adapt if Kylian is absent and even if he is present. “It will be necessary to adapt. Having one of the best players in the world or not in your team, “it changes a lot of things. But it will be necessary to adapt, “it is part of football. It must also be part of our strengths.”

"Kylian is doing very well, his nose is a little deflated, but we'll see at the last moment depending on his sensations" explainedé the vice captain of the France team Antoine Griezmann.

17:10 – The absence of Mbappé, bad news ?

< p>Unfortunately, the absence of Kylian Mbappé confirms that the player and captain of the Blues is more uncertain than ever for the match against the Netherlands. But the Frenchman should not be out, just start on the bench.

17:02 – The press conference is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

The France – Netherlands press conference & the day before this 2nd match of Euro 2024 is scheduled for around 5:30 p.m., you will be able to follow all the announcements concerning the presence or not of Kylian Mbappé tomorrow in this live.

While the captain and the coach are traditionally present at the pre-match press conference, Kylian Mbappé will be replaced à 5:30 p.m. by vice-captain Antoine Griezmann. 

16:32 – "The mask should not disturb him&quot ;

Kylian Mbappé with a mask ? The question does not arise, he will definitely have a mask. Just &agrav; know if the Frenchman will be bothered by the latter. For a specialist interviewed by RMC, there should be no problem. "If the mask is well adapted, normally it will not be hampered, neither in terms of vision, nor in terms of breathing, assures the specialist. It’s like a second skin. Normally it will not be bothered. to practice your sport. The only thing that could disturb him a little is if the mask goes too high on the forehead and he makes heads, the ball won't go exactly où he wants. This is why it needs to be adjusted correctly (hellip;) The problem is apprehension . Afterwards, he is still a high-level athlete, who wants to continue his sport. So I think he will quickly put aside apprehension, knowing that he is protected.

16:00 – Barcola, Giroud, Coman.. What alternatives in the event of the absence of Mbappé ?

There are many! The first could be the presence on one side of the young Barcola and a replacement in the axis of Marcus Thuram, a position he occupies at Inter. There are also other alternatives such as the presence of Olivier Giroud at the forefront with a Dembélé/Barcola duo on the sides. Randal Kolo Muani who often has the confidence of Didier Deschamps could also start at the forefront or on one side. We could see the starting line-up of Kingsley Coman or the repositioning of Antoine Griezmann which could move Adrien Rabiot up a notch. We told you about many alternatives…

15:32 – Images of the trip of France and Mbappé

Discover the images of the trip of the French team to Leipzig with therefore, a Kylian Mbappé, present without bandage.

15:05 – Why a carbon mask ?

In case of return this Friday against the Netherlands, Kylian Mbappé must wear a protective mask on the face. The aim is in fact to protect the nose, by placing the shocks on the cheekbones and the forehead. In the case of professional athletes, masks are generally made of carbon, the preferred material for use in sports. for its robustness and lightness. The mask is then molded; directly à the shape of the player's face, and made in just a few days.

14:35 – Lizarazu optimistic about Mbappé

"For a footballer, à Besides when you have to put a head on, there are a lot of things you can do without touching your nose. Unless you take a nudge, that's what often happened to me, since I was smaller than my opponents…hellip; So personally, çit didn’m not stop me from doing anything. to continue à play" explainedé the world champion for Ouest France.

14:05 – Real Madrid worried about Mbappé

Real Madrid has been closely monitoring the progress of the French striker's injury since the end of Monday's match against Madrid. apos;Austria &agrav; Euro 2024. The club's doctors have contacted their counterparts from the Blues, even if they cannot influence the decisions of the staff. ;medical present in Germany. Mbappé will in fact only be under contract with the Merengue'à from July 1st. In the event of an operation after the competition, the Frenchman could see his preparation truncated.


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