There were a few cheeky references to Griezmann's appalling "La Decision" video earlier this week - and no consensus on whether the decision was correct. Instead, he will remain at Atletico Madrid.
But Cahill will probably not be a starter, just like teen star Daniel Azrani, half Cahill's age and the youngest player of the tournament.
"He is French, he had a great career, and in addition he is free as he has just left Arsenal", he said. The moneyline is too much to swallow, but it isn't out of the question at all that the French win by multiple goals.
"The guys have to get together and say: 'We want to make history, this is our time, we're going all the way!'".
The Australians aren't promising to play champagne football, but are focusing on an efficient game that could help it challenge France and avoid a morale-crushing heavy loss. "The way it was delivered is something that seems to concern you (the media)".
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The 51-year-old will depart without having ever lost a match as Spain's senior coach. I have no opinion about how Real Madrid act. "University of Michigan.
Spurred on by their fans´ thunderous "Viking clap", Iceland famously dumped England out of Euro 2016 and coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said he wanted more of the same. "It is very important we are ourselves tomorrow".
If he is right, he has a point.
In a tight first half that saw Griezmann, teenager Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele fail to spark, it was the yellow-clad Aussie fans who have invaded the Tatar capital in recent days who had most to cheer about. The manager, however, was not remotely concerned.
"They are here because they have the quality required".
In midfield, the decision to go with Corentin Tolisso alongside N'Golo Kante only added to this sense of caution as France failed to commit the runners that would have opened Australia up in the final third.
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The score may have looked rather routine but there was some drama in the third set when Nadal called for the trainer at 2-1, 30-0. Simona Halep entered Roland Garros at the top of the game with one title she was eager to shed: best player to never win a Slam.
Moments later, however, a handball from Samuel Umtiti on a cross into France's area conceded a penalty in Australia's favour.
Pogba popped up late in the match in Kazan, managing to get a shot off following a tidy piece of link-up play. Giroud is a nice option, and provides the sort of hold-up play no one else in the squad can, but he can also stifle the pace and creativity of his younger teammates.
Van Marwijk admits a loss is more likely than not.
Van Marwijk prefers not to follow the Deschamps line on youth, favouring using the Melbourne City playmaker as an impact substitute.
The other notable selections are Iranian-born Daniel Arzani, 19, who emerged this season as a game-changing wide player for Melbourne City in the A-League, and Fran Karacic, 22, who has never set foot in Australia and represented Croatia at youth level as recently as March.
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"When they get to play in front of a full house. the expectation, the legs go weak, become numb; your mind becomes fuzzy".
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