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Jun 9, 2018 at 8pm UK
France
1-1
USAUSA
Mbappe (79')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Green (44')
Moore (68'), McKennie (79')
Timeline
J. Green        44'
58'     C. Tolisso (B. Matuidi)
58'     O. Dembele (O. Giroud)
(M. Miazga) E. Palmer-Brown        60'
66'     Lucas (B. Mendy)
(Tripping) S. Moore        68'
69'     N. Fekir (A. Griezmann)
(J. Green) J. Corona        70'
74'     B. Pavard (D. Sidibe)
(B. Wood) J. Sargent        74'
(S. Moore) D. Yedlin        74'
79'     K. Mbappe (B. Pavard)
(Holding) W. McKennie        79'
(A. Robinson) J. Villafana        82'
88'     T. Lemar (K. Mbappe)

Didier Deschamps stands by Hugo Lloris after costly error

Deschamps stands by Lloris after costly error
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Didier Deschamps defends the form of Hugo Lloris following the Tottenham Hotspur and France star's latest goalkeeping error.

France boss Didier Deschamps has suggested that he has no plans to drop Hugo Lloris following the Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper's error in the 1-1 draw against the United States.

Lloris gifted the visitors a shock first-half lead at the Groupama Stadium on Saturday evening as he failed to keep out Julian Green's shot at his front post.

The 31-year-old also came under scrutiny at club level last season for a few mistakes leading directly to goals, but Deschamps has defended his number one ahead of his side's World Cup opener against Australia next Saturday.

"Everyone will have their own analysis of Hugo's season," he told reporters. "Yes, he made three errors with Tottenham that cost goals - but he played 60 games, he also earned points for Tottenham, as he made points for the team of France.

"Tonight, obviously he knows it, he can do better on the goal that we conceded, even if there is an error of Djibril Sidibe before. But I'm not here to question everything. He has a long, painful season, he's going to get on with it too."

Deschamps also has Steve Mandanda and Alphonse Areola in his 23-man squad for Russia 2018.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City97202632323
2Liverpool97201631323
3Chelsea96302071321
4Arsenal970222111121
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs9702167921
6Bournemouth95221612417
7Watford95131312116
8Everton94321512315
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves943298115
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd94231516-114
11Leicester CityLeicester94051515012
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton93241013-311
13Burnley92251017-78
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham9216814-67
15Crystal Palace9216511-67
16Southampton9135614-86
17Cardiff CityCardiff9126819-115
18Fulham91261125-145
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9036418-143
20Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9027614-82

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