Sep 10, 2013 at 8pm UK
Belarus
2-4
France
Filipenko (32'), Kalachev (57')
Filipenko (34'), Hleb (79')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Ribery (47', 64'), Nasri (70'), Pogba (74')
Clichy (43'), Matuidi (46')

Team News: Francky Ribery back for France's clash with Belarus

France's midfielder Moussa Sissoko is tackled by Georgia's midfielder Tornike Okriachvili during the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying football match Georgia vs France on September 6 2013
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Franck Ribery returns for France ahead of their clash with Belarus tonight.

Franck Ribery starts for France in their clash against Belarus this evening, with the winger having recovered from a gluteal injury. Didier Deschamps has also decided to drop out-of-sorts striker Karim Benzema, allowing Paul Pogba to come into central midfield.

Mathieu Valbuena also starts for Les Bleus as he remains the only player to have featured in all 13 of Deschamps' games in charge so far. Olivier Giroud features as his side's sole striker.

Captain Alexander Hleb starts for Belarus as they hope to frustrate a French side who have failed to win in their last four away games.

Belarus: Veremko; Dragun, Martynovich, Hleb, Putilo, Balanovich, Tigorev, Verkhovtsov, Bordachev, Filipenko, Kalachev.

France: Lloris; Sagna, Koscielny, Abidal, Clichy; Pogba, Matuidi, Payet, Valbuena Ribéry; Giroud

France's midfielder Moussa Sissoko is tackled by Georgia's midfielder Tornike Okriachvili during the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying football match Georgia vs France on September 6 2013
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