France-Netherlands seen by the foreign press: “Life is not the same without Mbappé”

“In the heavyweight duel” from group D of Euro 2024, “both fighters remained standing”, summarizes the English daily The Times. “France faltered, but delivered the most blows; Holland took everything that came her way. Nobody would have thought, at the start of the tournament, that this match would be the first to end in a goalless draw.”

The confrontation between the French and the Dutch, Friday June 21 in Leipzig, was one of the most anticipated in the group stage of the continental tournament. But “life is not the same without (Kylian) Mbappé”, observed La Vanguardia. Without the Blues’ star striker, who broke his nose against Austria on June 17and who was left on the substitutes’ bench by his coach, Didier Deschamps, “there were no goals. Sometimes coincidences aren’t really coincidences. regrets the Barcelona newspaper.

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