Germany – France: Without Mbappé, injured, the Blues still can't do it

Spread the love

FOOTBALL The PSG striker felt discomfort in his patellar tendon, and Didier Deschamps preferred to leave him to rest out of caution. Without him, the French team never goes far

Germany - France: Without Mbapp, injured, the Blues still can't do it

Kylian Mbappé will return to Signal Iduna Park soon enough – AFP

The statistic is worth what it is worth, but it exists. By losing against Germany in a friendly match on Tuesday evening (2-1 defeat), the French team confirms a trend, that of its dependence on football. Kylian Mbappé. Over the last four matches where; the Paris Saint-Germain striker was not holder (or even absent), none of them was appointed. won by the Blues. In 2022, a completely exhausted France conceded a draw against Croatia then Austria, before losing its last group stage match in Qatar, against Tunisia (where Kyks was not not the only one absent). The only good news being that these were never really important matches.

Patellar tendon discomfort

The causes of the absence of Mbappé in Germany were quickly mentioned by Didier Deschamps after the meeting. The French star has discomfort in the patellar tendon, indicated the selector. “If”he couldn't start, it wasn’t to bring him in (during the game),” DD.

This physical concern of the PSG attacker comes into play ; one week before Borussia Dortmund comes to the Parc des Princes, on September 19, for the start of the group stage of the Champions League. Before this meeting, Paris will host Nice on behalf of the 5th day of Ligue 1. The boss of the vice-world champions also explained: that defender Dayot Upamecano, who also remained on the bench, was touched; à the adductor.