sport news Kylian Mbappe 'takes over France free-kick duty at Euro 2020 from Antoine ...

sport news Kylian Mbappe 'takes over France free-kick duty at Euro 2020 from Antoine ...
sport news Kylian Mbappe 'takes over France free-kick duty at Euro 2020 from Antoine ...
Kylian Mbappe 'takes over France free-kick duty at Euro 2020 from Antoine Griezmann'... despite the 22-year-old never having scored one directly in his professional career as Didier Deschamps' men head into crunch Portugal match Kylian Mbappe's ownership of free kicks became evident against Hungary The 22-year-old has now reportedly taken over all free kicks with a sight of goal Antoine Griezmann will stay on set pieces out wide, starting against Portugal  Some have questioned why the free-kick role was not given to Lucas Digne Mbappe has never scored a direct free kick in 289 games for club and country France will finish third in Group F if they lose to Portugal and Germany win Find out the latest Euro 2020 news including fixtures, live action and results here

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Kylian Mbappe has reportedly taken over free-kick duty from Antoine Griezmann as France head into a crunch match against Portugal - despite the Paris Saint-Germain forward never having scored directly from one in his professional career. 

Mbappe's ownership of free-kick situations started to became evident in the surprise 1-1 draw against Hungary and France-based radio station RMC has now confirmed that the change is permanent. 

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RMC has reported that Griezmann will still continue to take free kicks that are intended as crosses, while Mbappe - who was allegedly racially abused in Budapest - will take set pieces where he can shoot at goal.

Kylian Mbappe has reportedly taken over free kicks from fellow forward Antoine Griezmann

Kylian Mbappe has reportedly taken over free kicks from fellow forward Antoine Griezmann

Griezmann scored the equaliser against Hungary and will still take set pieces from wide areas

Griezmann scored the

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