Karim Benzema may miss the first match of the 2022 World Cup between France and Australia.
According to Get French Football News, the Real Madrid striker has not yet trained in the general group of the French national team. He is unlikely to be ready for the first match by napoli europa league of the World Cup, which will take place on November 22.
Perhaps Didier Deschamps will put Olivier Giroud or Randal Colo-Moiney on the field so as not to risk Benzema`s health and aggravate his injury.
L`Equipe newspaper reported yesterday that Karim Benzema, like defender Raphael Varane, did not train in the general group of the French national team, but worked individually. It is noted that both players performed exercises with a sharp change in direction of movement.
Varane, after arriving at the location of the French team, has not yet worked with the ball. To have a chance to play against Australia, he will need to take part in group training, which will take place today and tomorrow. Football picks - more details and information: Football picks