France returns to its fifth consecutive World Cup looking to lock down its second ever title. The French team looks to rebound from an embarrassing 2010 tournament where they failed to win a match.
The Blues boast a strong midfield led by Franck Ribery. However, the back end of the pitch is just as unsteady as the middle is strong. Manager Didier Deschamps has plenty uncertainty with his defensive rotations and is still looking for the winning combination.
Even with its uneven play over the past few World Cups, France finds itself the favorite to win Group E. Below is a detailed preview of this year’s squad, as well as France’s World Cup odds heading into the tournament.