Deschamps Reveals Reason Why He Took Off Dembele and Giroud Against Argentina.

France men national football team coach, Didier Deschamps has revealed the reason he took of forwards Olivier Giroud and Ousmane Dembele during France’s 2022 World Cup Final match against Argentina.

The Frenchmen were losing 2-0 to Argentina in the first half when Deschamps replaced Giroud and Dembele with Marcus Thuram and Randal Kolo Muani.

Speaking after the match, Deschamps stated that he made the changes because he was not satisfied with the team’s performance and believed they could do better.

He added that the players who were substituted were not necessarily more guilty than the others.

Read his statement below:

“We didn’t do the right things for an hour, but then with a lot of courage, energy and quality, we pushed Argentina to the limit.

“If I made those changes so early, it is because I was not satisfied and I felt convinced we could do better.

“That doesn’t mean the players who went off were more guilty than the others.”

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