Euros calling: how the top 10 contenders for glory are shaping up
15-Oct-2020 13:58:37 | The Guardian
After a hectic run of international matches we run the rule over the teams most likely to thrive at delayed Euro 2020
Didier Deschamps is a throwback. In a world of pressing and high lines, he is different. He sits his defence deep, gives the full-backs limited licence, and keeps his midfield three relatively deep in front of them. But when you have a squad as deep and as gifted as France do, and particularly a forward as fast, intelligent and lethal as Kylian Mbappé, it works. There may always be a sense with France that they could be so much more, but they’re unbeaten in the Nations League, reached the final of the last Euros and won the World Cup.
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