UEFA Euro 2020

France predicted lineup vs Portugal - Euro 2020

Tom Gott
France can seal top spot with a win over Portugal
France can seal top spot with a win over Portugal / Markus Gilliar/Getty Images
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France have already sealed a spot in the knockout stages of Euro 2020 and they'll have the chance to finish top of their group when they meet Portugal on Wednesday.

Three points would get the job done for Didier Deschamps' men, who weren't at their best last time out against Hungary. A poor performance here could actually see them tumble down to third, assuming Germany can beat Hungary in their final group game.

Here's how 90min predicts Les Bleus to set up when it's game time.


France predicted lineup vs Portugal - Euro 2020

1. Goalkeeper & Defenders

Hugo Lloris
This could be Lloris' last tournament as a starter / Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Hugo Lloris (GK) - As team captain, Lloris is a guaranteed starter, even though Mike Maignan is probably a better goalkeeper these days.

Benjamin Pavard (RB) - There has been some suggestions that Pavard could be dropped, but the Bayern Munich man is too good to leave out for a game like this.

Raphael Varane (CB) - Real Madrid will be hoping Varane continues to impress this summer so he can add to his transfer value.

Presnel Kimpembe (CB) - Jules Kounde is pushing for a spot here, but Kimpembe's big-game experience gives him the edge.

Lucas Hernandez (LB) - Lucas Digne was a surprise inclusion against Hungary, but the Everton man will likely return to the bench to make space for a well-rested Lucas.

2. Midfielders

Paul Pogba
Pogba enjoys more freedom with France / FRANCK FIFE/Getty Images

N'Golo Kante (CM) - The best in the world at what he does. First name on the team sheet.

Paul Pogba (CM) - The Euros have helped remind us just how much fun Pogba can actually be. The shackles are off and he's loving every second of it.

Corentin Tolisso (CM) - Adrien Rabiot hasn't really filled the peak Moussa Sissoko-sized void in the squad, so let's give Tolisso a chance.

Antoine Griezmann (AM) - Perhaps the most important cog in the France machine, Griezmann did well against Hungary and will hope for an even better showing here.

3. Forwards

Karim Benzema
Benzema is yet to justify his spot / Alex Pantling/Getty Images

Karim Benzema (ST) - It's been a lot of fun seeing Benzema back in the France team, but his inclusion hasn't had the impact most thought. It's time to show what all the fuss was about.

Kylian Mbappe (ST) - Mbappe hasn't really dazzled yet either, but he'll be feeling confident about making something happen against a shaky Portugal defence.


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