World Champion France takes on Ukraine in the international friendly affair on Wednesday night in Paris.
Match Timings: Oct 08, 12:45 AM
France and Ukraine square off in an international friendly game in Paris, ahead of the Nations League. The 2018 World Cup winner has a tight schedule and they have another game on weekend in Nations League. Didier Deschamps’ side kicked off their Nations League campaign on high with back to back victories over Sweden 1-0 and Croatia 4-2. Ahead of the clashes against Portugal and Croatia, Les Bleus has a good opportunity to prepare their lineup. France now has the winning streak of nine matches and their most important assignment is Euro 2020.
Meanwhile, Ukraine are coming off a 4-0 defeat agaisnt Spain, following a 2-1 victory agaisnt Switzerland. Zinchenko netted a match-winning goal in 68th minute to start the campaign on a high note. Before losing to Spain, Ukraine were unbeaten from 11 matches. Andriy Shevchenko is seeing the main priority in Euro 2020. In the upcoming weekends, they are going to face Germany and Spain.
Team News & Possible Lineups
Goalkeeper Mike Maignan and Lyon player Houssem Aouar is expected to get the debut for France on Wednesday. Kingsley Coman and Olivier Giroud are expected to feature in this game. Kylian Mbappe could be seen in the lineups.
Lineup:Maignan; Dubois, Kimpembe, Lenglet, Digne; Kante, Nzonzi, Aouar; Coman, Giroud, Martial
All competitions form: W D W W W W
Ruslan Malinovskiy could be rested for the upcoming three international games.
Lineup: Lunin; Karavayev, Plastun, Cheberko, Mykhaylichenko; Sydorchuk, Kharatin, Shaparenko; Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk, Tsyhankov
All competitions form: W W W D W L
3 goals in Euro 2020 qualifiers
6 goals in Euro 2020 qualifiers
4 goals & 1 assist in Euro 2020 qualifiers
1 goal in Euro 2020 qualifiers & Nations League each