Published: October 7, 2022 at 11:43 p.m.
changes: October 7, 2022 at 11:50 p.m.
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2-1 : the score of Germany – France women, Friday evening in a friendly in Dresden, two and a half months after the semi-final of the European Championship won by the women’s national team against the Blue on this same brand.
Corinne Deacon’s protégés reduced the gap through Viviane Asseyi on a penalty caused by the novice Lindsey Thomas (85th), after Alexandra Popp had scored a double (44th, 48th), as on July 27 in Milton Keynes ( England). The 31-year-old captain, omnipresent in all attacking areas and a killer in the area, made an almost perfect copy. And it is no coincidence that the name of the Wolfsburg striker was given a standing ovation by the 26,835 spectators at the Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion when she left the field.
Never crowned in a major competition, Wendie Renard’s partners now know that they are missing something to position themselves among the candidates for the coronation in Australia and New Zealand, host countries of the next World Cup, from July 20 to August 20, 2023. “Despite the loss, it was a good game. The gap is narrowing between these two nations.positive the coach, saying to himself » fierce « of his. Which will take the direction of Sweden to play a new preparation match there, Tuesday (6:30 p.m.) in Gothenburg, against the outgoing Olympic vice-champions.
Charlotte Bilbault (environment)
: “(Compared to the Euro), these are two different matches. The last was a European Championship semi-final. We are disappointed with the result, but we are in the continuity of the work. It was positive. We lacked efficiency up front, we know that, we’re going to work on that and get back on the right track. (France far behind Germany?) If we tell ourselves that, we won’t go very far. We must be positive, otherwise stop playing (Site notre bureau spécialisé) and we no longer put the French team forward. You must keep trying. We know it’s long, but hard work always pays off, I hope that will be the case later on. We are determined and united. Tonight, we saw it, we had chances. We need to be sharper, more determined, killer in front of goal. That we no longer have the grinta. You have to have this mentality of rage, of aggressiveness. It is important to stay united and not to scatter. We know we’re not far away. »
Viviane Asseyi (forward)
: “I already remember that we were able to get back into the game. We know that it is played on details. We continue to work and it will pay off one day. Eight months (before the World Cup) is a long way off, but it will happen quickly. (On his absence from the Euro in July) In life, I am someone who only looks forward. The past is the past, we cannot live with it. I’m happy to come back here, see the teammates again and wear this France team jersey again. »