Laurent Blanc may not have perfected his formula yet but the French are the form team in Europe, having gone 21 games without defeat on the road to Euro 2012. A strong spine could depend on the fitness of Yann M’Vila but if they can find unity, Les Bleus could emanate their well-decorated predecessors.
- France have been eliminated from the last two major tournaments without a win
- France are unbeaten in 21 games
- The French have 13 clean sheets in the last 21 games
Chelsea: Talent in bundles and egos to match, but if Laurent Blanc truly has this troubled squad united then there could be no stopping the French en route to glory.
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Strangely Blanc has taken just three centre backs with him to Euro 2012 and if injury or suspension strikes, a hole could soon emerge in the French back four.
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