The debate around penalties is closed in the France team. Didier Deschamps has decided not to change the main shooter and to entrust this task to the Euro to Antoine Griezmann. The latter can however leave it to a partner according to his feelings or desires.
The words of Kylian Mbappé at a press conference on Sunday on penalty shooters had made a little talk in the group of the France team. “The coach, he didn’t say anything. Maybe I missed it, I was not there, but for the moment, there is no hierarchy. Maybe the coach will do one, but for now there is not, we will see, “said Kylian Mbappe at a press conference in Clairefontaine.
Mbappé not disappointed by this decision
The subject now seems closed, Didier Deschamps will not change the fencer for this start of the competition: Antoine Griezmann will be in charge of penalties. It will then be up to the Barcelona striker, according to his feelings and wishes, to choose to give the ball to one of his partners, as was the case in Nice against Wales where Karim Benzema missed his attempt. . At a press conference Monday from Munich, Didier Deschamps did not want to reveal anything about his intentions: “There is one who will pull him. I won’t give you any details because if I give some to you, I give some to the opponent. You’ll see that tomorrow. “
The coach however decided it well and announced to some concerned. Antoine Griezmann will take the penalties. Kylian Mbappé, for his part, has shown no signs of disappointment with this decision in recent hours. Didier Deschamps has confirmed his decision and his players will be able to concentrate on the match against Germany on Tuesday evening.