World Cup: Mbappé’s scorer Kimpembe returns, Bayern’s French winners … Deschamps’ 25 Blues weekend

D-7 before the start of the World Cup in Qatar. The big world defeat is approaching, but most players must first negotiate a final weekend of club competition before turning to the Gulf emirate. Many of the 25 players selected by Didier Deschamps have been on the European lawns this weekend. Here’s everything you need to know about their performance, their playing times, or their possible physical flaws.

Is back:

A week after hearing an Achilles tendon alert, Presnel Kimpembe came into play with PSG, Sunday, against Auxerre (5-0). The central defender played the last quarter of an hour of play without “apprehension” according to him. “I’m doing very well otherwise I wouldn’t have been able to do a few minutes”, he wanted to reassure him before stating that playing 90 minutes did not “make him worry”: “he plays in his head”.

They have played :

Present during the Paris Saint-Germain festival against Auxerre (5-0), Kylian Mbappé scored once again, scoring his 19th goal in all competitions. The Parisian striker was in top form, he did not back down on any match and multiplying, as usual, the calls forward. Neymar and Lionel Messi released during the match, he is the only MNM member to have played the 90 minutes of play.

William Saliba, winner and leaders of the Premier League. He has established himself as Arsenal’s head of defense this season and was calm again this Saturday on Wolverhampton’s lawn. The Gunners win 2-0, consolidate their first position (5 points ahead of beaten Manchester City) and the former Marseille plays the 90 minutes without showing visible signs of fatigue.

Hugo Lloris, successful but three goals conceded. The Tottenham goalkeeper and Blues captain got off to a good start this Saturday against Leeds and his team ended this first part of the season with a 4-3 win. A bitter-tasting success for the former Lyonnais who had to put the ball in the net three times.

Christopher Nkunku, owner and victorious with Leipzig. On the move on Werder Bremen’s lawn this Saturday, RB Leipzig left northern Germany with three points of victory (1-2). Home striker Christopher Nkunku made a good start and played the whole game. If he didn’t find the net this time, he still ended this first part of the season with 12 goals in 15 Bundesliga games.

The French of Bayern, without trembling. On the lawn of the red lantern of the Bundesliga, Schalke 04, Bayern Munich and their tricolor colony won without firing a shot (0-2). Dayot Upamecano, Benjamin Pavard, Kingsley Coman And Lucas Hernández they were all lined up in Julian Nagelsmann’s titular XI. The first two played 90 minutes while Coman and Hernandez had to settle for 80 and 72 minutes of play, no physical problems to report.

Owner with Milan, Théo Hernandez got the ball in the face, causing the lip to bleed. A little, little cut whileOlivier Giroud provided an assist during the Rossoneri success against Fiorentina (2-1).

They did not play:

The French in La Liga have already closed their doors. No matches in Spain this weekend since the last day of La Liga before the truce which took place in the middle of the week. Karim Benzema, Aurelien Tchouameni And Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid) was therefore able to benefit from a few more days of rest, just like Jules Koundé And Ousmane Dembele (FC Barcelona). On a visit to Lyon on Friday night, the Ballon d’Or assured him that he would be physically ready after experiencing some muscle problems in his thigh in recent weeks.

Alphonse Areola, still confined to the bench at West Ham. The former PSG goalkeeper has not yet held any Premier League assignments this season with the London club. This Saturday, he was on the sidelines that he witnessed his team’s defeat (0-2) against Leicester. Since the beginning of the year he has still played 11 games in all competitions thanks to the Europa League Conference.

Small notices:

Ibrahima Konaté, absent from the schedule with Liverpool. The Reds defender suffered a blow during the warm-up and had to forgo the game against Southampton on Saturday. A priori, nothing to jeopardize his presence in Qatar. “I don’t think it’s serious,” his coach Jürgen Klopp told Sky Sport.

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