France not favourites for World Cup

first_imgTottenham goalkeeper and France captain Hugo Lloris believes his side are not the favourites to lift the trophy next Sunday.France beat Uruguay 2-0 on Friday after goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann to secure their place in the semi-finals against Belgium.Lloris added that his team must perform better if they are to defeat the Red Devil according to Daily Mail via Sportsmole.“I don’t think so,” the stopper said when asked if his side are favourites.“A nation like Brazil with all its talent and history has to be the favourites and if Belgium beat them then that fact will make them favourites.Christian Eriksen, Tottenham, SpursPochettino: ‘Happy’ Christian Eriksen ready for Spurs action Andrew Smyth – September 12, 2019 Mauricio Pochettino insists Christian Eriksen is “happy” and in the right frame of mind for Tottenham despite his failed summer exit.“To win the semi-final we need to play at a better level than we did against Uruguay. We will be up against a great Belgium team with fantastic players.“It will be a big, big fight and I hope we are ready for it.”France looks to grab a spot in the final of a second successive major tournament following their appearance against Portugal in the final of Euro 2016.last_img

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