France coach Didier Deschamps will discuss the issue of penalty kicks with Antoine Griezmann who failed to convert a penalty into a goal when Les Bleus won 3-0 over Andorra in qualifying for Group H European Cup 2020 qualification at the Stade de France on Tuesday (10/9/9 / 2019) or Wednesday (11/09/2019) early morning hrs.
2 – Antoine Griezmann has missed his last 2 penalties attempted with France after scoring each of his first seven. He is the first France player to miss two penalties in a row over the last 10 seasons. Oops. pic.twitter.com/GwQ1Sht15R
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It was Griezmann’s second failure in the execution of the 2020 European Cup qualifiers. However, Deschamps continued to support the Barcelona striker to continue to take penalty kicks.
The former Atletico Madrid striker was far more convincing at last year’s World Cup, converting three penalties during France’s championship.
The effort made Deschamps optimistic about Griezmann to take the opportunity from the penalty spot. However, Deschamps admitted he would hold talks with the 28-year-old.
“Antoine (Griezmann) does not gamble. When he has to score, goals are created,” Deschamps told RMC Sport. “When he had to decide, he wasn’t afraid. Those were just two failures.”
“I will talk about it so he knows. If there is another penalty in October, he will take it.”
Griezmann became the first French player to miss two penalties in a row over the past 10 seasons, having scored the first seven goals for the country.
France topped Group H in the 2020 European Cup qualifiers after collecting 15 points from six matches.