MAINTENANCE – The defender of the Blues, hero of 2018 and who became a substitute for the substitute in Qatar, is experiencing a unique situation in selection.
Special envoy to Munich
“When people doubt me, I take refuge in work, that’s the only way to pay off.“These words, Benjamin Pavard has not uttered them in recent days to comment on his time on the bench against Denmark (2-1), after his failed performance against Australia (4-1) at the opening of the Cup of the world, then Wednesday against Tunisia in a pathetic hairdressing team (0-1). The 2018 world champion, 26, made these remarks on November 6 during a lunch in Munich where he received Le Figaro. In just over three weeks, they haven’t aged a bit.
Wednesday evening, the international experienced a new downgrade. Unexpected. After being overtaken by Jules Koundé against Denmark, Didier Deschamps preferred Axel Disasi, a central defender by profession and zero selection on the clock before Tunisia. Faintness. Asked about his choice and the vacillating status of one of his basic men, the coach did not slip away. “I’ve had…