French coach Didier Deschamps showed that he is very happy after the victory of Les Bleus in the semi-finals of the world cup against the Red Devils (1-0). Deschamps also praised the Belgian national team that he is ‘very strong’ found.
‘This is exceptional’, stammered Deschamps afterwards. “I’m really very happy for my players. They are young, but they have character and mentality are shown. It was a tough match against a strong Belgian team, but that one goal from Umtiti was enough. We have a defensive need to work hard and could in the slot on the counter-attack still occasionally tegenprikken. A big congratulations to the players and my staff. We are in the finals and tomorrow we can look at who our opponent is.’
“I feel a lot of pride’, he continued Deschamps. “We are already 49 days together. There is much, also difficult cases. But that is normal in such a large group. Also in my staff deserves everyone. During the match, the players have it done. The lost final of two years ago (at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in their own country, ed.) is still not completely digested. It was always in our thoughts. Now we can take into account the settlement.’