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With no competitive games for two years, France coach Didier Deschamps may struggle to gauge just how much progress has been made by his young team after its run to the World Cup quarterfinals in Brazil.
Even with France's top striker bearing down on him late in the match, Manuel Neuer showed no signs of panic.
Despite the hype about its attacking flair, France failed to deliver the goals in the World Cup quarterfinals.
France defender Mamadou Sakho and his teammates will be filled with "rage" when they take on Germany in the World Cup quarterfinals.
France coach Didier Deschamps has never lost a World Cup match, and his experience tells him that winning Friday's quarterfinal against Germany will come down to guts.
Paul Pogba finally delivered the big-game goal that France needed from its most exciting young talent, picking his spot with a late header to help his team beat Nigeria 2-0 and reach the World Cup quarterfinals.
After being touted as one of the World Cup's entertainers, it was a gritty performance which got France through to the quarterfinals in a 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Monday.
Striker Olivier Giroud returned to the starting lineup and center half Laurent Koscielny replaced the injured Mamadou Sakho in France's team to face Nigeria in the second round of the World Cup on Monday.
Midfielder Yohan Cabaye returns to the France lineup with a strong message for his teammates: don't be overconfident.
The pace and power of Nigeria's attack will give France's defense its biggest test of the World Cup so far when they meet in Monday's round of 16 match.