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Be confident, Deschamps tells France

October 15, 2012
By Fabien Perrin, France Correspondent
France coach Didier Deschamps has urged his players to be ''convincing and confident'' when they take on Spain in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Deschamps wants France to show no fear against the world and European champions, and has told them to forget the 1-0 home friendly defeat to Japan on Friday - his first loss as the national coach.

Despite Spain's presence, he is targeting top spot in Group I. Vicente del Bosque's side currently lead the table on goal difference, ...

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