Hit in the ankle, Antoine Griezmann had to leave the gathering of the French team

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This Monday, at a press conference, Didier Deschamps announced that Atlético Madrid playmaker Antoine Griezmann was hit in the ankle and that potential staff readjustments were to be expected.

A few hours later, the coach of the French team had to make his first change in the Les Bleus group. LeColchonero is indeed forfeited for the next two meetings of France, scheduled against Germany and Chile.
And while he had announced that it was going to be “very, very difficult” to replace Antoine Griezmann for a position, Didier Deschamps called on a former OM midfielder.

Mattéo Guendouzi takes the place of Antoine Griezmann

The coach of Les Bleus has indeed called on the services of the Lazio Rome relay midfielder Mattéo Guendouzi (24 years old, 37 games this season, 3 goals and 3 assists), who has fully flourished in Serie A since his departure from the Canebière. The tricolor international (7 selections) is expected on Tuesday noon in Clairefontaine, for lunch. Regarding Antoine Griezmann, the 32-year-old playmaker signs the end of his longevity record with the French team, which lasts 84 consecutive games.

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The sports daily L’Equipe provides some details about Lucas Hernandez and Ibrahima Konaté, affected respectively in the hamstrings and thigh. The two defenders, uncertain until today, are giving positive signs and should stay with the French group, at least initially.

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