Monday, 25 September 2023 12:34 GMT

Deschamps defends his striker Mbappe, urging team mates to support him

(MENAFN) France manager Didier Deschamps stated that Kylian Mbappe requires more help from his team mates after they got defeated 2-0 against Denmark in the Nations League on Sunday.

Mbappe, who got two goals in a 2-0 victory against Austria on Thursday, and give Danish keeper Kasper Schmeichel run for his money into a couple of saves but was incapable to get on the scoreline as Kasper Dolberg as well as Andreas Skov Olsen scored the goals to give the hosts win.

Deschamps informed journalists "Kylian did a lot of good things," adding that "He is one of the few players who has played two 90 minutes in three days.”

He continued: "He can't do everything by himself either. He was more decisive, like the whole team, three days ago, it does not worry me. I'm not going to worry about Kylian. He also needs the others."

France, who is going to play against Denmark once more at the World Cup in November, ended in the third spot in their Nations League group with only five points out of six matches.


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