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While Didier Deschamps remained unsure as as to whether Kylian Mbappé will reappear at this time on the Wesfalenstadion in Dortmund (6:00 p.m., La1) with the definitive masks to guard his battered nostril, Robert Lewandowski introduced a certainty. Today, towards France, is not going to be his final recreation with Poland: “I don't want to regret retiring from the national team, that moment has not yet come,” the Barcelona attacker concluded with a half smile.

Pointed out as two of the forwards who ought to make a distinction on this Euro Cup, the primary part has been an ordeal for each. Mbappé broke his nostril within the first match and his name to vote to cease the French far-right has earned him reproaches from them. In the case of Lewandowski, important voices have emerged in Poland claiming that his time has handed and that he now situations the sport an excessive amount of for the efficiency he presents.

The Barça participant's look had generated expectations in case he introduced his goodbye to the nationwide crew after 151 video games and 82 targets. “Someday I will wake up and think about it. I know I'm 36 years old, but that moment will be a decision I make with my family. I still have fire inside and I feel that something is being built with young people,” he defined.

A muscle tear in a pleasant towards Turkey earlier than the event started prevented the veteran scorer from making his debut towards the Netherlands (1-2). In the second match, towards Austria, he entered the pitch on the hour mark to attempt to keep away from the defeat (1-3) that ended up making Poland the primary crew to get a ticket again house. “It's late, but I haven't been able to play from the start before. For me, this injury has been a drama. I have tried to help the team as much as possible in training and outside of them,” claimed a rueful Lewandowski.

While he’ll play safely, Mbappé will probably be a thriller till an hour earlier than the duel. The large clue as as to whether he’ll return at this time was his attainable presence on the press convention previous to the crash. He didn’t seem, so we should await the ultimate resolution made by Deschamps. On Sunday, Mbappé performed the 60 minutes of the sport that the French coach arrange towards the Paderborn youth crew. Scorer of two targets, the French star wore a black masks with higher peripheral visibility having enlarged the attention holes. This safety appears to be the definitive one after having tried two others. The mannequin aroused the phlegm of Antonie Griezmann, who when Mbappé went out onto the sphere started to hum the Zorro music: “There was a rider…”.

“Breathing doesn't bother him. The vision, yes,” Deschamps defined. “I have never worn it, but for those who have, it limits vision a bit. It is a mask, the essential thing is that it protects you,” added the coach. Mbappé has been attempting to adapt to the protections for every week till he has discovered one with which he appears to really feel comfy. “In some situations he limits a little, but if he plays I am not going to change his position. Contact is everywhere, in all duels. “He changes the vision when it comes to positioning himself in a situation,” remarked the French coach.

France must win and rating two extra targets than the Netherlands to safe first place within the group. With just one aim in favor, the one scored as an personal aim by Austrian defender Wōber, Mbappé's substitution might be a threat. “It's very good, today [por ayer] he was feeling better. He has trained. The hematoma has developed well. I don't hide that he really wants to play, but he also really wanted to play against the Netherlands,” Deschamps added. “We all know his finishing quality. We had quite a few chances in the game against the Netherlands, which he didn't play. With the return of Mbappé, he will be able to help us score and generate more, in addition to being more effective,” stated N'Golo Kanté.

The small midfielder shared with Deschamps the sensation that Mbappé has improved. “I forgot he had a mask because he was good in training. I hope he feels ready for the game. Another thing is that Deschamps prefers to reserve it for the round of 16,” the outlet closed.

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