Giroud is already opening the scoring for the Blues… Follow the qualifying match for Euro 2024

The Blues find their way back to competition before the summer break. The France team faces Gibraltar, Friday June 16 at 8:45 p.m. at the Faro stadium (Portugal), for the third qualifying match for Euro 2024. An unprecedented meeting between France, vice-world champion and first in group B , and Gibraltar, penultimate European nation in the Fifa ranking and last in the pool.

>> Gibraltar-France: Kylian Mbappé at the center of the game and the “I”

A first place to consolidate. France started these Euro 2024 qualifiers well by largely dominating their main opponent, the Netherlands, at home (4-0), before obtaining a more hung victory in Ireland (1-0). For this third match, the Blues intend to chain a third victory before challenging Greece, second in the group, on Monday.

Gibraltar, 201st nation in the FIFA rankings. On paper, the meeting is extremely unbalanced between a vice-world champion team and another 201st in the Fifa rankings (out of 211 nations). This British overseas territory has only been recognized by UEFA since 2013 and by Fifa since 2016. The selection, made up of amateur or semi-professional footballers, is more accustomed to defeats than to victories. His main feat of arms? A draw against Slovakia (0-0), ten years ago.

Kylian Mbappé can get even closer to Michel Platini. Who says (very) weak team, says potential attacking card. And so goals, lots of goals, especially for the captain of the Blues, Kylian Mbappé. The PSG player could take advantage of this match to get closer, even equal or exceed the 41 goals in the French team of Michel Platini. The Parisian striker is already at 38 goals with the Blues.

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