Euro 2020 preview: France – Olivier Giroud, N’Golo Kante and Kurt Zouma

Kurt Zouma is more likely to play a support role for Deschamps, as he did in qualifying, with Presnel Kimpembe and Raphael Varane forming the manager’s seemingly preferred centre-back pairing over the last year.

The fixtures

Germany v France, Allianz Arena, Tuesday 15 June, 8pm

Hungary v France, Puskas Arena, Saturday 19 June, 2pm

France v Portugal, Puskas Arena, Wednesday 23 June, 8pm

If France win their group they will play one of the third-placed sides from Group A (Italy, Switzerland, Turkey, Wales), Group B (Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Russia) or Group C (Austria, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Ukraine).

If France come second they will play the winner of Group D (Croatia, Czech Republic, England, Scotland).