Soccer: Unconvincing Displays From France And Spain In Final Friendlies

www.oann.com | 6/9/2018 | Staff
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MADRID (Reuters) – World Cup hopefuls France salvaged a late 1-1 draw against the United States in their final friendly before the tournament, while fellow title favorites Spain also needed a lategoal as they edged past Tunisia 1-0.

Elsewhere, there were wins for finalists Serbia, Denmark, Morocco and Australia, while Sweden were held to a goalless draw by Peru.

Didier - Deschamps - Side - Finishing - Touches

Didier Deschamps named a strong side as he sought to put the finishing touches to his preparations before traveling to Russia. However, Julian Green took advantage of a Djibril Sidibe slip to fire a near post effort past Hugo Lloris on the stroke of halftime to give the visitors a shock lead.

U.S., who did not qualify for Russia, looked as if they would hold onto their advantage until Kylian Mbappe spared Deschamps’s blushes 12 minutes from time.

Plenty - Questions - Les - Bleus - Weekend

There remains plenty of unanswered questions for Les Bleus heading into next weekend’s opener...
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