National teams you will get last chance To hone their preparations for Qatar World Cup as feverish club football schedule It was interrupted this week for a international rest time.
Hold the World Cup in the middle of The European season has dire consequences for clubs but also for coaches of national teams.
while local competitions bear the brunt of Upheavals in the calendar as they have to stop a week before the opening game in diameter it also It means there will be next to any time for diff for work Together before the start of their World Cup campaigns.
Therefore, additional importance is placed on events over The next week, in terms of the European side complete European Nations League group stage while other contenders play friendly matchesIncluding back-to me-back games for Brazil on French soil against Ghana and Tunisia.
the ruler world champions France prepares to defend the crown h won in Russia in 2018 while trying simultaneously avoid from first class of The League of Nations.
Les Bleus, who won The League of Nations last yearhost Austria on Thursday and visit Denmark on Sunday need win Both games to be sure of stay in League A.
but France coach Didier Deschamps has many problems, not the least of which are injuries key players Including Paul Pogba – as he recovers from knee surgery left for him facing a race against It’s time to get fit for Qatar.
“He will do his best to try to be fit as quickly as possible despite the shortcomings of time,” Deschamps told TF1 on Sunday.
that it also It is too early to say whether the dispute between Kylian Mbappe and the French Football Federation is over Image rights can affect team morale, with Paris Saint-Germain star refuse to participate in Monday photo session.
France latest Team features many of new faces who Hope to seize chance To impress him before final Lists must be submitted to FIFA by 13 November.
Tony gets England call
England manager Gareth Southgate gave Brentford a chance forward Evan Toni as Euro 2020 runner-up play Italy and Germany in A3 Nations League.
Like France, England suffered from series of poor results in June and so it realistically needs to win Both of these games to me avoid Relegation to League B.
But Southgate will run The rule over Expanded squad of 28 players with Qatar in mind _ mind.
“part of The rationale is that we are very close to the World Cup finals and we feel, even though we results It was disappointing in Summer, we chose on the basics of shape and capacity over “A long time,” Southgate said. last week.
Temperatures will rise between Spain, Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal up for World Cup by meeting in Braga on September 27 in a game can decide which of Iberian neighbors qualify for Nations League finals next Jun.
Meanwhile, new from the signature of A new Fouryear deal Wales manager Robert Page named LA FC’s Gareth Bale in his band for games against Belgium and Poland.
Wales look set To be relegated from the Nations League group Also, but that’s not something they will worry too much about before they return to the World Cup stage for The first time since 1958.