Didier Drogba unveils the ‘advantage’ France has over Argentina in World Cup final

  • Didier Drogba reveals the ‘advantage’ France has over in the World Cup final.

Didier Drogba unveils the'advantage' France have over Argentina in World Cup final
Didier Drogba unveils the ‘advantage’ France has over in World Cup final

Former player Didier Drogba believes France has a key “advantage” over ahead of the World Cup final in Qatar.

On Sunday, France will take on at the Lusail Stadium in an effort to retain the World Cup title for the first time in 60 years.

The team led Group D and defeated Poland, England, and Morocco to advance to the knockout rounds under Didier Deschamps.

won Group C despite an unexpected loss to in the opening match and defeated Australia, Netherlands, and Croatia on their way to a sixth World Cup final.

In Lionel Messi’s final World Cup, will try to win the trophy a third time, while France will try to become just the third team to successfully defend the title.

With eleven members of France’s 2018 team and World Cup-winning manager Deschamps participating in Qatar, Drogba believes that France has an “edge” over due to their previous experience of not just reaching but also winning the final.


‘France do have the advantage of being in the final and winning it four years ago,’ the former and Ivory Coast striker told BBC Sport.

‘You know how to handle the pressure, you’ve been there, but they have new players and it will be new for them.

‘It might be the first time some of them have played against Lionel as well. The pressure will be there. This France team are very, very competitive, especially with Didier Deschamps as their manager. They want to win it back-to-back.

will know that the French team don’t to receive a lot of knocks. are really aggressive and they won’t let Kylian Mbappe face the game.

‘They will try and block him because they know he is the main man. It is going to be difficult for them to handle Tchouameni, Griezmann and even Dembele.

‘We don’t talk about Dembele I think he has been helping Jules Kounde a lot. He has been working really hard.’

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