Wissam Ben Yedder called up to France squad as reinforcement

Tue 07 September 2021 | 4:15

AS Monaco striker Wissam Ben Yedder has been called up by Didier Deschamps to play the match against Finland, in order to compensate for a possible withdrawal from Kingsley Coman.


Bayern Munich

winger is a major doubt for the game against Finland on Tuesday, so head coach

Didier Deschamps

decided to call up a reinforcement.

Ben Yedder was added to the squad on Monday for France's third game in seven days.

Deschamps confirmed

Jules Kounde

will miss the Finland match through suspension after picking up a red card in a 1-1 draw with



The world reigning champions have been without a victory for five straight games, and the France boss called on his team to bring an end to their winless streak against Finland.

"In those two matches [against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Ukraine], we were more reactive than proactive, with chances not in our favor,"

said Deschamps


"We are aware of it and tomorrow we must reverse this trend. Defense is important, too, but this is a less happy time because of the results. We know what we have to do to stay in control of our destiny.

"The players are not happy. They cannot be satisfied with these results. We will do everything to reverse the trend. 

"I will redouble my efforts. The players are in the same state of mind, to add a little more and get what we want."

source: SportMob

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