Team analysis



France squad U19
1Didier Desprez13/03/1999Goalkeeper RC Lens (FRA)
2Mahamadou Dembele10/04/1999Defender90 9065* FC Salzburg (AUT)
3Sikou Niakaté10/07/1999Defender90 61+ Valenciennes FC (FRA)
4Boubacar Kamara23/11/1999Defender90909090 Olympique de Marseille (FRA)
5Malang Sarr23/01/1999Defender649090 OGC Nice (FRA)
6Aurélien Nguiamba18/01/1999Midfield9060* AS Nancy-Lorraine (FRA)
7Moussa Diaby07/07/1999Forward66*9076*901 Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
8Mickaël Cuisance16/08/1999Midfield9090901 VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER)
9Myziane Maolida14/02/1999Forward75*70*45*1 Olympique Lyonnais (FRA)
10Rafik Guitane26/05/1999Midfield9074* 902 Stade Rennais FC (FRA)
11Lenny Pintor05/08/2000Forward45* 20+45+ Stade Brestois 29 (FRA)
12Sambou Sissoko27/04/1999Midfield909090 Tours FC (FRA)
13Nicolas Cozza08/01/1999Defender 909029* Montpellier Hérault SC (FRA)
14Isaac Matondo24/03/1999Forward 45+14+ Stade Rennais FC (FRA)
15Thomas Basila30/04/1999Defender24+90 FC Nantes (FRA)
16Yehvann Diouf16/11/1999Goalkeeper90909090 ES Troyes AC (FRA)
17Yacine Adli29/07/2000Forward45+16+ 25+ Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
18Nabil Alioui18/02/1999Forward 9057* 2 AS Monaco FC (FRA)
19Amine Gouiri16/02/2000Forward15+45*33+904 Olympique Lyonnais (FRA)
20Boubakary Soumaré27/02/1999Midfield9030+90 LOSC Lille (FRA)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

France team analysis

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Key features – France

• 1-4-3-3; high, middle or low defending in 1-4-1-4-1 or 1-4-3-3 format
• Possession game; outstanding technique, changes of pace, fast solutions
• Varied attacking; combinations in tight areas, ball to striker or wide spaces
• Midfielders Cuisance, Guitane linking lines; opening to wings, through passes
• Wingers and full-backs combining on flanks; Diaby constant threat on right
• Control in tight spaces; fluent off-ball movement; fierce high pressing
• High-quality squad; power, pace, athletic condition, attacking vocation

Head coach: Bernard Diomède (23/01/1974)