You might expect it. As against Monaco last weekend, Steve Mandanda has once again taken his place on the substitutes’ bench this week in the Europa League, leaving the Olympian cage to the summer rookie who returned from injury, Pau lopez.
If Jorge Sampaoli has not yet publicly decided between his two doormen, Mandanda would no longer have any illusions, reports this Saturday The team. For the former Le Havre, the Argentine coach would already have his number one in mind, thus skewing the competition.
Beyond gnawing at the brakes, the timing did not really please the international tricolor, who had shown to his advantage in the first four matches of the season. What to add incomprehension to the frustration.
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