By Oli Gamp For Mailonline
Published: 09:33 GMT, 12 November 2020 | Updated: 09:33 GMT, 12 November 2020
France boss Didier Deschamps has admitted his team 'took a slap' after they suffered a shock defeat at home to Finland.
Les Bleus were second best in their friendly at the Stade de France with the visitors going ahead through Marcus Forss before Onni Simonpoika Valakari doubled their lead in the first half.
The 2018 World Cup winners fielded a somewhat experimental side, with Anthony Martial, Antoine Griezmann and N'Golo Kante left on the bench, with the likes of Marcus Thuram, Steven N'Zonzi and Leo Dubois given a chance to impress, but the home side were well below par.
France boss Didier Deschamps said his players 'took a slap' after being stunned by Finland
The unfancied visitors went two goals ahead in the first half as they pulled off a shock win
Deschamps said it was a reality check for his players, conceding the performance was 'below what I expected' and accusing the team of lacking