France vs Austria Prediction, Lineups

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France is preparing to restart its poor Nations League campaign against Austria, as a loss will see them demoted to League B. After a string of poor losses in recent international breaks, Didier Deschamps is under growing pressure to get his France team back on track.

The manager will be weary of the expectations placed on him as they stand on the verge of losing their Nations League championship defense.

Not only did France go winless in five games in 2021, but with their present condition, they are on the verge of losing three home games in a row. If that happens, Deschamps will be scrutinized, especially with the World Cup approaching.

Didier Deschamps’ team has won several awards in the previous five years, including the 2018 World Cup. They also won the previous Nations League, defeating Belgium 3-2 in the play-offs and Spain 2-1. After successfully qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, France’s tournament tone has dwindled.

The Tri-Colours’ starting lineup has remained nearly same since last year’s Nations League triumph, but their performances have tumbled dramatically. The French were anticipated to safely proceed to the last round of the Nations League, particularly in a group featuring Croatia, Austria, and Denmark, but Deschamps’ side have underperformed in four June meetings.

France vs Austria Prediction, Lineups

Meanwhile, Ralf Rangnick is aware that a win against France would result in the hosts being demoted to League B. He is also mindful of the consequences of losing this game against the Les Blues, which would send them to the bottom of the table. Rangnick’s team started the season well, defeating Croatia, but have since crumbled.

Austria has only one point from the remaining nine available, putting them third on the standings. Rangnick’s team will finish second if they win and Croatia loses their game. However, France will be a very different issue, making it a difficult test for Rangnick.

France Lineup (4-3-1-2)

  • Maignan
  • Pavard
  • Kounde
  • Saliba
  • Mendy
  • Guendouzi
  • Tchouameni
  • Camavinga
  • Griezmann
  • Giroud
  • Mbappe

Austria Lineup (3-5-2)

  • Lindner
  • Trauner
  • Lienhart
  • Danso
  • Lainer
  • Baumgartner
  • Sabitzer
  • Schlager
  • Alaba
  • Arnautovic
  • Gregoritsch

Deschamps might start with Saliba and Raphael Varane at the back, while Jules Kounde is also a possibility in center defense. Mike Maignan will undoubtedly start between the pipes. Given Benzema’s absence, Giroud might be given a chance.

France vs Austria Prediction, Lineups
France vs Austria Prediction, Lineups

Prediction: France 2-1 Austria

Deschamps may experiment with his midfield, with Aurelien Tchouameni, Eduardo Camavinga, and Matteo Guendouzi most likely forming a partnership. Antoine Griezmann, despite his limited playing time with Atletico Madrid, might be selected to play behind the striker, while Kylian Mbappe is expected to partner Giroud up front.

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