FRANCE VS PERU PREVIEW & PREDICTION
Very interesting game is what awaits us this Thursday at the Ekaterinburg Arena when France and Peru are determined to get a victory that will allow them to stay alive at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, in a game that corresponds to Group C.
If there is a selection that had luck on his side, that is the team that Didier Deschamps directs, and that is that Les Blues first had the decision of the VAR that gave them a penalty in favor against Australia that Antonie Griezman changed by goal and then an own goal in the absence of very little for the final put the final 2-1 for a France that at the moment is leader of Group C in the 2018 World Cup Russia and now looking for a win against Peru that allows you to secure one of the two places for the last 16.
For many before the Inca team is expected a different France and is that Les Blues already took the pressure of a debut where it has cost him to get positive results, and if it is not enough to look at the statistics and we will have the victory against Australia was the second win in an inaugural match in a World Cup in 20 years.
For the game against Peru, Didier Deschamps makes some changes being the most important entry into the middle field of Blaise Matuidi instead of Corentin Tolisso, in order to have more game in that sector and feed the offensive block.
Meanwhile, those led by the Argentine Ricardo Gareca failed to take advantage of the many opportunities they had to get up on the scoreboard and even to score the first goal in a World Cup after 36 years of absence, Peru had the great opportunity to go to rest with the marker in favor, but the talented midfielder Cristian Cueva missed a shot from the penalty spot.
For much Gareca should have put from the start his most experienced player in that area as the forward of Flamengo of Brazil, Paolo Guerrero and now knowing that he is not served anything other than a victory against France, has decided to include This one from the start and thus play with two men in tip next to Jefferson Farfán and everything indicates that he will do it instead of Edison Flores.
Meanwhile the entry of the midfielder Renato Tapia is still in doubt every time the Feyenoord player suffered a hard blow to the head in the game against Denmark and although he continued to play, he states that he does not remember several things caused by the blow, but Despite this the technical command is determined to wait until the last moment.
The game on Thursday will be the second game these teams play, the first and only so far was in a friendly in 1982, where the Inca team won 1-0 at the Parc des Princes in Paris, with a goal Juan Carlos Oblitas who is now the sports manager of the Inca team.
France: Lloris; Lucas, Varane, Umtiti, Sidibe; Kante, Pogba, Matuidi; Fekir, Griezmann, Mbappe.
Peru: Gallese; Trauco, Ramos, Rodríguez, Advincula; Tapia, Yotun, Carillo, Cave; Farfán, Guerrero.
PREDICTION: France to win @ 1.54