Didier Deschamps Les Bleus Antoine Griezmann Hugo Lloris Benjamin Pavard Olivier Giroud Jules Kounde Adrien Rabiot Aurelien Tchouameni France Denmark Australia city Doha Didier Deschamps Les Bleus Antoine Griezmann Hugo Lloris Benjamin Pavard Olivier Giroud Jules Kounde Adrien Rabiot Aurelien Tchouameni France Denmark Australia city Doha

Denmark provide France coach Deschamps with puzzle to solve

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DOHA : France started the World Cup with a bang against Australia but Denmark will offer a much tougher challenge and could lead coach Didier Deschamps to make key tactical changes on Saturday.The defending champions will secure qualification for the knockout stage with a game to spare in Group D if they win against a side who beat and outplayed them twice recently.Denmark beat France 2-1 away in June and 2-0 at home in September in the Nations League. "In June they had a few different players and there will be a few new (ones) tomorrow because the team may not be exactly the same as it was in June or in September but we've assessed those players and we of course learn from those experiences in the past but Denmark will learn from them too," France captain and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris told a news conference on Friday. "They can change their system from one match to the other and that can give us different types of difficulties."While coach Didier Deschamps will stick to a four-man defence, he could be tempted to make a few adjustments as Denmark have little in common with Australia, who Les Bleus beat 4-1 on Tuesday.Fullback Benjamin Pavard was often outpaced on the right side of the defence, which could lead Deschamps to the extreme decision of bringing in central defender Jules Kounde.With France's right flank being their main weakness, Adrien Rabiot could switch to the right side of midfield with Aurelien Tchouameni playing as the number six and Antoine Griezmann moving slightly deeper behind the offensive trio.Up front, Olivier Giroud, Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele should retain their spots, but more will be asked of them in terms of defensive work.BETTER BALANCEBarcelona's Dembele, notably, will need to strike a

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