Game: France – Spain
Date: 4 September, Thursday, 2014 year
Start time: 21:00 CET
The host of Euro 2016 France will play a friendly game against Spain at the Stade de France (Paris) on the 4th September 21:00 CET.
France performed well at the World Cup this summer, reaching the quarter-finals. The Blues were eliminated from future world champion Germany 0: 1. Although France tournament game without its star Franck Ribery, the team showed good game and delete the poor performance of the 2010 World Cup.
Head coach Didier Deschamps is now fully focused on Euro 2016 although France would not participate in qualifying after hosting the competition, Deschamps should motivate his players to show the best of ourselves in friendly matches, which the team will play. In the upcoming control with Spain is not expected in the composition of France have many changes. Franck Ribery will return in full and will be among the leading figures in the field, along with Karim Benzema.
Spain suffered a real disappointment of the World Cup 2014. La Furia Roja eliminated in the group stage of the tournament and also failed to defend his world title. They getting thrashed by the Dutch and convincingly defeated by the Chileans.
Members of Spain’s time for a revolution and Xavi and Xabi Alonso will abandon their seats at the expense of Cesc Fabregas and Koke. In defense youngster Marc Bartra is expected to start as a starter instead of Gerard Pique and his partner will be Sergio Ramos. In attack position as titular hard earned Diego Costa, who showed excellent form this season for his club team Chelsea. He will be assisted by Juan Mata and David Silva.
With the likes of world class talents Paul Pogba, Frank Ribery, and Karim Benzema, France can beat anyone. But Spain have not been defeated by France in their last 5 matches and Diego Costa is indeed in amazing form. So this match we will give you a safe bet and give prediction both teams to score.
France: H. Lloris -P. Evra -R. Varane -E. Mangala -M. Debuchy -P. Pogba -Y. Cabaye -B. Matuidi -A. Griezmann -K. Benzema -F. Ribéry
Spain: De Gea -Jordi Alba -Sergio Ramos -Bartra -Juanfran -Busquets -Cesc Fàbregas -Koke -David Silva -Mata -Diego Costa