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Arsenal defender Saliba blames Deschamp selection and tactics for France defeat

Arsenal defender William Saliba has turned on Didier Deschamps' team selection and set-up after France lost 1-0 to Tunisia.

The reigning defending champions are through to the World Cup knockouts but the defeat was embarrassing nonetheless.

Saliba told beIN SPORTS: "It definitely wasn't an easy game today.

"The team was changed, there were a lot of players who had never played together, so it was a bit difficult.

"It was a bit better in the second half at the start, but then we conceded that goal. We were pushing at the end to try and score but unfortunately it wasn't enough.

"I wouldn't say there was a sense of fear, but we were shaken up a bit at the start of the match. But there were players who weren't in their usual position, so they weren't used to it."



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