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EURO 2024. Mbappé's injury: why his mask was refused by UEFA

“EURO 2024. Mbapp's injury: why his mask was refused by UEFA”

Kylian Mbappé carried a tricolor mask during the final training session, but this mask was not used. approved.

The essentials

  • Kylian Mbappé should not be on the pitch this Friday against the Netherlands for the Blues' second Euro 2024 match. The Frenchman will start the match on the bench and could enter the second half.
  • The French first approached a blue, white, red mask with its brand and the two stars, but the latter cannot be approved due to the presence of the team color. According to Article 42 of the UEFA Equipment Regulations: "Medical equipment worn on the body is not intended for medical purposes. on the playing field must be of a single color and must not identify the team or manufacturer. He will therefore approach a black mask.
  • An operation on his nose, however, remains planned for the future. the end of the competition. Follow the latest news.

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22:31 – On X, the French team plays with Kylian Mbapp's mask

On the social network a photo of Kylian Mbappé with his famous mask. In the comments, she announces the name of her accompanying player. of a little éemotic&ocircne "ninja". A post which caused a strong reaction from Internet users. Thus, one of them comments: "Mbappé aka Batman. Another adds: "DarkBappé". And a third brought out a photo of Omar Sy wearing a black mask with a feather in the Broadcast after-sales service< /em>, with the inscription of the now famous expression: "Well say… You don't come to the evenings anymore. ?"

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21:25 – À what does Kylian Mbapp's mask ultimately look like? ?

Throughout the day, debates have been rife around Kylian Mbappé's mask. This evening, the captain of the Blues appeared with a very black mask, and no longer tricolor like the one he had worn earlier during the last training session of the French team.

20:35 – Mbappé substitute, a rarity chez les Bleus

In 80 caps for the French team, Kylian Mbappé has not often been a substitute. Since the 2018 World Cup and his explosion in the eyes of the world, he has not started on the bench only four times, for a record of only one victory.

20:00 – In the Netherlands, the newspapers are fed up with the “Mbapp” circus”

In the Dutch tabloids, the question of the presence or not of Kylian Mbappé frankly annoys and we are convincedé to see the serial scorer of the Blues on the pitch this evening. The national daily De Telegraaf  describes the situation as follows: "The big question during the coup ;rsquo;sending this evening à 9 p.m. in the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig is whether the whole circus around Kylian Mbappé has not been released a big charade in recent days. Since the French captain broke down Nose against Austria, speculation is constant as to who will be the next winner. find out if the star player of the Blues will play against the Dutch national team"

19:25 – Mbappé will he come into play ?

Probably on the bench this evening against the Netherlands, the question arises whether Kylian Mbappé will come into play. If the score is favorable to the Blues, it would not be surprising to see the striker remain seated on the bench. The staff might indeed want to preserve it.

18:50 – Deschamps is not worried about the possible absence of Mbapp& eacute;

Interrogated; yesterday at a press conference on the management of his workforce, Didier Deschamps showed himself reassuring.  "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."

18:15 – Without Mbappé, questions about the effectivenessé offensive

With more than one goal every two selections with the Blues, Kylian Mbapp&eac; The achievement counters have been panicking since they arrived in the selection. It is ahead of all the passage times of its predecessors. If he does not play this evening against the Netherlands, we will have to find other solutions for the Blues in attack to crack the Dutch defense.

17:40 – For Mbappé, you will have to get used to the mask

Kylian Mbappé carried for the first time his mask during Les Bleus training yesterday afternoon. We saw him touch it a lot, put it back in place and have a little difficulty with it. get used to & to wear it. However, the center forward will have to get used to it because even if he does not play this Friday evening, he will certainly have to wear it for the rest of the competition .

17:05 – A possible change of system to level à the absence of Mbappé

If we rely on the different setups made by Didier Deschamps during yesterday's training, Kylian Mbappé should start on the bench this Friday evening against the Netherlands. There could also be a change of system, in order to reintegrate Aurélien Tchouaméni into the environment. We will then move on to à a 4-4-2 with two leading attackers, Olivier Giroud and Marcus Thuram.

16:30 – Ronald Koeman does not "s 'don't worry' of the present of Mbappé

Interrogatedé on the presence or not of Kylian Mbapp&eac; face &agrav; his team this Friday evening, the Dutch coach Ronald Koeman kicked in touch. "I don’m concerned with that because I have no influence over it."

A few hours before the match against the Netherlands, the France team is heading towards a lineup without Kylian Mbappé holder in point. It will be Olivier Giroud who would take his place within a system between the 4-3-3 and an asymmetrical 4-4-2 that Didier Deschamps likes, with Adrien Rabiot in the left corridor.

PROBABLE COMPOSITION OF THE BLEU: Maignan – Kound, Upamecano, Saliba, T. Hernandez – Kant, Tchouamni, Griezmann (cap. ) – Dembélé, Thuram, Rabiot.

15:40 – Alreadyà a song for Mbappé

If the orange jerseys flockedé by tens of thousands in the streets of Leipzig, the French are also present, and have already found a song for Mbappé, linked of course to his broken nose.

15:05 – Marcus Thuram, collateral victim of Mbapp's injury ?

Marcus Thuram had been é aligned last Monday against Austria in a very special role. Occupy the No. 9 position in attack, and slide to the side. left to compensate for the weak defensive impact of Kylian Mbappé. The possible absence of the latter could call into question his presence on the field at kick-off. An Olivier Giroud at the forefront would not in fact need to swap positions with his winger between the attack and defense phases, and Didier Deschamps could therefore favor a pure left winger &agrav; this position, like Bradley Barcola or Kingsley Coman, if the latter is suitable à start the match.

2:30 p.m. – Giroud to take Mbapp's place

Kylian Mbappé could well start the match against the Netherlands on the bench this Friday evening. Leipzig. To replace him, Didier Deschamps tested é several implementations Thursday evening during match eve training, thus blurring the lines as to the potential starting eleven. But from what emerges, it would be Olivier Giroud who would hold the rope to replace Kylian Mbappé at the position of n°9. Not a surprise, as the future Los Angeles FC striker has the experience of major competitions, the confidence of the coach and the ability to play well. &agrav; integrate easily among the other holders.

13:55 – An interest & ;agrave; preserve Mbapp&eac; ?

While the question of the presence of Kylian Mbappé on the pitch against the Netherlands this evening is not yet decided, whether as a starter or on the bench, coach Didier Deschamps could be tempted ;eacute; to preserve its flagship attacker. Indeed, last Monday's victory against Austria has already been a success. assured a good cushion for the Blues for qualification in the round of 16. Especially since the first place in the group does not necessarily guarantee a more affordable round of 16 at the end of the year. the French team, in a competition as dense as the Euro.

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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