Deschamps-Elysees: A Troubled Road to the Euro 2016 Final

Didier Deschamps

The former Nantes, Marseille and Juventus midfielder hasn’t had an easy ride during his time as Les Blues coach. From dressing room exiles to allegations of racism, injuries to non-starters, there has rarely been a dull moment in the French dug-out. 

The Panenka looks at the big decisions the 47-year-old coach has had to make at Euro 2016.
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Deschamps: Iceland are more than set-piece specialists


The Nordic minnows have shocked many at Euro 2016 but the France boss believes they deserve their spot in the last-8 have and have a host of assets in their armory.

Furthermore, the 1998 World Cup winning captain had to defend his actions in an incident when Les Blues last met Iceland in a friendly, just months after being crowned World Champions.

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