David Trezeguet, winner of England at Euro 2004 with France, returned on Friday to the ” very strong rivalry” between the two countries, who face off on Saturday (8 p.m.) to ” the most beautiful ” quarter-final of the World Cup.
“Gareth Southgate, I had the chance to know him at FIFA level. He is not a classic English coach, he is much more disciplined on the tactical side. Walker is a very strong player. He plays in a club where he has the ambition to win every time. At Manchester City, he is present, he goes fast, he is powerful, he is in a championship where the physical side is very present. It’s going to be a good duel.
“Deschamps made history, he understood his players”
With Mbappé on one side, Dembélé on the other, the idea is to go and provoke, with a Giroud who helps a lot… France makes the difference when the two players are there, with their speed, their technique, so I think it can put them in difficulty. Deschamps made history, he understood his players, and he manages to ensure that each player gives the maximum. »