Deschamps rejected the idea of an "anti-Messi plan" but does want his players to keep him as quiet as possible.
"Hopefully, we will mark and neutralise him, but you know very well he can make the difference with very little", said Deschamps, rolling his eyes when asked for a fourth time by the collected media how he might stop Messi. "We have to take a number of precautions". I played the last match and tried to help as much as I could.
"I'm not sure it's an advantage, but it's not a disadvantage", added Deschamps. "If you've played against him already, you may be aware of some situations that repeat themselves".
France will likely go with Olivier Giroud in attack to have a target man, but don't be surprised if they instead opt for more speed in the final third.
That was also the case in the final group game 0-0 draw against Denmark - the first (and so far only) goalless game at Russian Federation 2018 - which was a sleep-inducing affair that did little to inspire French fans.
"I'm not looking for excuses", he said.
"It was a simple exchange I had with one of my players, that is all".
"We've studied the three Argentina group matches which gives us indications and hints, but a player like Messi could step up his own level and decide the fate of the match", said Lloris. "The beginning was a bit hard", Deschamps admitted of a player France desperately need to pick up some form.
Standing in their way are Antoine Griezmann and France. "Kylian was freer in the first game, but that did not make him more unsafe".
It was, in the manner of his other contributions to the session, neither a ringing endorsement nor a kick up the backside.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was likely to meet his US counterpart Mike Pompeo beforehand, he added. Presidential adviser Yuri Ushakov made the announcement after a meeting in Moscow between Putin and U.S.
Marouane Fellaini has extended his Manchester United contract until 2020, with the option to extend for a further year. However, in the last few hours, it has been claimed that Fellaini is close to agreeing on a new deal to stay at United.
Mark your calendars, Android aficionados: Samsung on Wednesday sent out invitations for a Galaxy Unpacked event on August 9. The invite doesn't contain any clues as to what Samsung has planned, though the phone itself is in a very yellowy colour.
The high-intensity, expansive style of football the Portuguese likes his teams to play isn't tailored to the strengths of Rooney. His performances in Portugal did, though, help earn him seal a £27 million ($37 million) move to Manchester United weeks later.
The fuel reportedly set dozens of nearby cars on fire, with at least nine killed and many injured in the highway inferno. In a statement on Thursday night, the Lagos State government described the incident as a "sad development".
Portugal will be boosted by the return of Joao Moutinho, who only appeared as a late substitute against Iran due to illness. This will be the third encounter between Uruguay and Portugal and their first at the World Cup .
It's no surprise to hear rumors and reports about players planning to potentially join forces when they get the chance. Leonard wants a trade to the Lakers now, and he has expressed his desire to sign with them in free agency in 2019.
Music will be added through "stickers", which will appear beside location, GIF, and other sticker add-ons. Obviously, people who view your story will hear the song playing while they gawk at your photo or video.
In conjunction with the protests , some progressive activists and Democratic lawmakers have called for the dismantling of ICE. The sit-in of protesting women was organized by two liberal groups, Women's March and the Center for Popular Democracy.
Wrecking Ball's combination of tinkering and bruiser-style tanking should make the hero a very interesting addition to the roster. He can also climb and swing onto surfaces using his grappling claw and perform a piledriver on enemies.
Bookmakers have wasted little time in making Joshua's odds-on favourite to beat Povetkin with Coral listing him at 1/10. Anthony Joshua's next fight will be against Russian Alexander Povetkin , promoter Eddie Hearn has said.
Comcast outage affecting business, residential customers
Comcast provided a statement to CNBC confirming a "nationwide outage impacting some of our internet, video and voice customers". The company, based in Philaedelphia, is reportedly the second largest broadcasting and cable television firm in the world.
Justice Kennedy's retirement injects abortion issue into U.S
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Marouane Fellaini makes "shocking contract decision"
It had been expected that he would leave the club. 'The entire staff is doing everything they can to make me stay, ' he said. Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini is close to signing a new two-year contract at Manchester United .
House Immigration Bill Goes Down In Flames
It didn't matter. almost half of the Republican caucus voted against the bill as, of course, did the Democrats. Trump is under pressure over his zero tolerance immigration policy.
Indians in USA jail: Nikki Haley wants matter "resolved"
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