France vs Morocco lineups: Confirmed team news, starting XIs, injury latest for World Cup semi-final today

french defender Dayot Upamecano and midfielder Adrien Rabiot were fitness questions after missing Tuesday’s training due to illness, and neither started for Les Blues.

Ibrahima Konate comes into midfield, while Youssouf Fofana substitutes alongside Antoine Griezmann and Aurelien Tchouameni in midfield.


Above, Olivier Giroud is looking to become the oldest player in history to score five goals in a single World Cup, while Kylian Mbappe will be looking to get back on the scoresheet after missing out against England.

Morocco captain Romain Saiss vowed to “give it his all” to be fit for the game, and it starts for his country. The defender fell on a stretcher 57 minutes into Morocco’s quarterfinal victory against Portugal, but he is named in a defense of four.

Central defender Nayef Aguerd also needed an evaluation before kick-off, but he is a starter.

Forward Walid Cheddira sits out after receiving two yellow cards during the quarterfinals.

France XI: you cry; Koundé, Varane, Konate, Hernández; Tchouameni, Fofana; Dembélé, Griezmann, Mbappé; Giroud.

Morocco XI: Bono, Hakimi, El Yamiq, Aguerd, Saiss, Mazraoui, Amrabat, Ounahi, Ziyech, En Nesyri, Boufal .

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