The Atletico Madrid striker has been assured his place within the group is just not underneath risk forward of a second World Cup 2018 outing towards Peru
Didier Deschamps has referred to as upon Antoine Griezmann to “do extra” following his efficiency towards Australia however rejected solutions that the France ahead’s place in his beginning line-up is underneath risk.
Griezmann scored France’s opening goal from the penalty spot after VAR was used to award the kick, and a late own-goal by Aziz Behich ensured Les Bleus claimed all three points after Mile Jedinak’s equaliser for Australia.
Atletico Madrid ahead Griezmann was changed after 70 minutes, making means for Olivier Giroud, however Deschamps dismissed the suggestion that his place was underneath risk.
“Antoine is Antoine: he’s our attacking chief and he’ll stay our chief of assault,” Deschamps informed Telefoot.
“Nonetheless, he was maybe a little bit in need of his finest, too.”
When requested whether or not Griezmann won’t function in his beginning line-up for France’s forthcoming Group C recreation towards Peru, Deschamps replied: “No, no, however he should do extra.
“He is aware of it and he’s conscious of it.
“It doesn’t matter which gamers are overlooked – they’re by no means completely happy. However there are additionally those that are available in.”
Deschamps stated he was proud of the contribution of second-half substitutes Nabil Fekir and Blaise Matuidi together with Giroud, who’s competing for Griezmann’s place immediately.
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“From one match to a different it might evolve,” stated Deschamps. “Olivier, he has been with us for some time, he has an effectivity that is superb.
“I made a unique alternative: he was dissatisfied too. However the best way he reworked his disappointment along with his entry is what issues.
“Of the three substitutes of yesterday, they introduced what I anticipated from a man coming off the bench.”