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Last Wednesday in France – Wales (3-0), the evening would have been perfect for the return of Karim Benzema, if he had been the striker of his country. merengo He did not miss a penalty kick to open the scoring. If we add the failures of Antoine Griezmann over the last rounds of the Blues, it seems France has a problem with this exercise. But to reassure Didier Deschamps, his team is not the only one who fails to take a penalty.

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This is the case of England, which barely beat Romania yesterday (1-0), in a preparatory match. If Marcus Rushford opens the scoring with a penalty kick (68), Jordan Henderson is wasted rest time Still on a penalty kick (78). This foul sparked a misunderstanding as Dominic Calvert-Lewin picked up the ball to strike before Henderson took it from him, who had not scored in 59 caps. The situation, however, alarmed Gareth Southgate, coach three black, who said after the match: “We had Marcus Rashford on penalties and then James Ward-Prowse but both went out. (…) We expected Dominic Calvert-Lewin to take it and I expected Hindu to step up to him and let him take it. We’ll hold the streak next time.” So England must settle things over a penalty before the start of the Euro on Sunday (3pm) against Croatia.

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