France had a great chance to win Euro 2016, with the tournament held on home turf. France is expected to take advantage of its superiority as a host and win the European Cup this time.
France returned to host the grand event football party in continental Europe, Euro 2016. Seeing the success in 1984 when the host, then open the chance to get the same achievement in this year. In the European Cup in 1984, France led by Michel Platini managed to finish the tournament by winning the championship trophy. In the final, France subdues Spain with a score of 2-0.
The same success achieved again at the 2000 European Championship in Belgium and the Netherlands, 16 years after the previous success. Against Italy, France successfully brought home the championship trophy with a 2-1 win. Now, 16 years after winning the championship trophy in the Netherlands and Belgium, France once again have the opportunity to win the title of champion. Kans more open with the tournament held in her hometown, the victory must have been highly awaited by the people of France and all the supporters of this team.
Coach Didier Deschamps is also a former national team player and never appropriated the armband at the World Cup in 1998 is expected to be able to answer this desire. At that time France also hosted, and with teammate like Zinedine Zidane and Emmanuel Petit she has won the most prestigious trophy in world football universe. And of course if it is capable of delivering a victory in the European Cup this year would be a remarkable achievement for him.
No doubt that the motivation to win the European Cup trophy in 2016 is huge for the French national team. Although in the last World Cup had trouble in qualifying and eventually had to give up in Germany in the quarter-finals, but Deschamps was able to show his ability to care for the French national team and is expected to answer the expectations of French citizens in the European Cup in 2016. Find the complete TV schedule of French match in Euro Cup 2016 on this page.
The composition of the French national team players will experience a severe blow on the side of the attacker with the exclusion of Karim Benzema after the scandal of extortion attempts against teammate Mathieu Valbuena. But the young striker Dimitri Payet and Anthony Martial with the support of midfielder Antoine Griezmann is still hope for the front lines of France. Plus the defense is strengthened Paul Pogba it will cause trouble for the opposing team from France.
Referring to the number last test match, coach Didier Deschamps proved prefer to enter the player who competed outside France in the lineup. For the position of goalkeeper for example, goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is still believed to guard the goal. While in the sector defender, with four players who are in front of Lloris, Laurent Koscielny and also Eliaquim Mangala will be a mainstay in central defense, while escorts in the wings left to Christophe Jallet and Lucas Digne.
Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kante and Blaise Matuidi are still designated as a midfielder to balance front and rear, while Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud alongside Dimitri Payet in turn, builds the attack in front of the sector.
The first match is very crucial for France. If you can get through the obstacles Romania and won three points, the game against Albania at the headquarters of PSG will make their way to the next round is made easier. But that does not mean Albania does potentially bring surprises. When the results appear unexpectedly, France is expected to lead party life and death decisive against Switzerland at Lille OSC.