Spain vs France

Author: Samrat
11 Oct 2021 05:09:47
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SPAIN vs FRANCE

 

 

  1. MATCH PREVIEW
  • The Match in focus is the Final of the Nations League between Spain and France
  • Both the sides have beaten strong opponents in Belgium and Italy to reach here and this match is shaping up to be a sweet contest between two sides that differ a lot in core strength areas and gameplay
  • Spain has a possession base game whereas France is a counter-attacking team that can stretch defenses and hit heavily on the counter-attack
  • Spain dominated and defeated the new Champions of Europe, Italy in their previous match by two goals.
  • This win from Spain ended Italy’s 3-year unbeaten run and was a statement to the whole footballing world about Spain’s young generation and their amazing talent
  • France, on the other hand, came back from a 2-goal deficit to win their previous match 3-2 against Belgium
  • After a poor first-half performance and conceding two goals, France came out in the second half with a fire in their belly and looked determined to make a mark on the game, which they did
  • Mbappe was the standout performer for France in the 2nd half. He created a goal and scored a penalty to ramp up the French National side. He will be beaming with confidence and be a player to look out for in tonight’s match.
  • The young Barcelona talent, Gavi had an outstanding match against Italy and will be looking to build upon that. Torres was a sure threat from the Spanish National Side
  1. TEAM ANALYSIS
  1. SPAIN
  • ATTACK
  • Spain plays with the 4-3-3 formation and has a fluid front three which takes up attacking positions individually
  • Sarabia finds himself in attacking situations quite often and can cause damage
  • Oyarzabal made two assists in the last match and is a versatile player who can create and end chances quite fluently

MIDFIELD

  • Spain’s Midfield is covered by Busquets along with Gavi and Koke
  • Koke is the more attacking outlet with well-timed runs into the box and accurate crosses
  • Busquets and Gavi might score the maximum points for passes in tonight’s match
  • DEFENSE
  • Marcos Alonso had a weak match defensively and is a bit lacking when it comes to pace. Mbappe will be a threat that might be a little too hot to handle for Alonso and he might get replaced today
  • Expect a good service from Azpilicueta who can create goal-scoring chances for the attacking trio
  1. FRANCE
  • ATTACK
  • France played with a 3-4-1-2 formation with Griezmann playing behind Mbappe and Benzema. It is to be seen if the Coach goes for the same lineup or reverts to a 4-3-3 formation for this match
  • In any case, Mbappe looked in fine touch in the 2nd half of the match and Griezmann did find himself at the end of a few good moves. Both of them will be very important on the counter-attack for France
  • MIDFIELD
  • Pogba will lead France’s midfield and will go up against Spain’s dominant midfield in terms of possession
  • Aurelien Tchouameni looked very accomplished as a substitute and will be pushing for a start
  • France’s midfield will have to take the responsibility of quick transitions if they can break Spain’s possession, they have to hit with the pace at Spain’s defense and that will be their opportunity in tonight’s match
  • DEFENSE
  • France has a tremendous amount of depth in all sectors of the field and Defense is no exception. Their squad allows them the luxury to go from a 3 defense to 4 defense quite seamlessly
  • Theo Hernandez has been playing well throughout the last few years at AC Milan. He was a goal scorer in the last match and will be the key defender for France in the attack.
  1. KEY PLAYERS

Rank

CAPTAIN / VICE-CAPTAIN

(Must Have)

FILLERS

(Select the rest from: )

DIFFERENTIAL

(High Risk/Reward)

1.

MBAPPE

Busquets

Sarabia

2.

GRIEZMANN

Gavi

Martial (Sub)

3.

TORRES

Koke

 

4.

BENZEMA

Theo Hernandez

 

5.

POGBA

Azpilicueta

 

6.

 

Tchouameni

 

7.

 

Oyarzabal

 

8.

 

Pavard

 

  1. LINEUPS & SCENARIO SPECIFIC DREAM11 TEAMS

 

Lineups   

Spain

 

France

 

Prototype Teams

 

  

  

  1. Spain wins with CS
  1. Spain wins w/o CS

 

  

  

  1. France wins with CS
  1. France wins w/o CS

 

                                                        

 

  1. Goalless Draw (0-0)

 

 

 

  1. FINAL VERDICT (Prediction based on my inference
  • Both the teams are going with the unchanged starting formation. A few personnel changes can be observed and give an indication to the progress of the match.
  • Spain has brought in Gavi and Rodri to play alongside Busquets. This will strengthen their midfield and the width will be provided by Torres and Sarabia. Oyarzabal will act as a connection of attack and defense
  • Check out for Sarabia, Torres
  • The special pick is Alonso who can play an attacking role tonight
  • France has brought in Tchouameni who will be important in midfield
  • Mbappe, Griezman, and Benzema are attacking threats with a special focus on Griezman
  • The special pick is Theo Hernandez for his attacking output.

 

 

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