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Lloris calls for France focus

March 22, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
France captain Hugo Lloris has told his international team-mates not to worry about recent friendly defeats, saying he prefers to win "games that count".

Les Bleus, preparing to face Georgia in a World Cup qualifier on Friday and Spain on Tuesday, have been beaten in home friendlies by Japan and Germany since Didier Deschamps took charge in the summer. However, they are unbeaten on seven points after three Group I qualifiers.

Lloris, 26, is looking for France's competitive ...

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