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Deschamps relishes chance to overcome Euro 2016 pain at World Cup

AFP  |  Saint Petersburg 

said he was delighted to reach final and relished the opportunity to do better than at the Euro 2016 final, when lost on home soil.

A header from gave victory over in Saint Petersburg.

"I am very happy for my players," Deschamps said. "It was hard against a very good team. I take my hat off to my players and my staff."

France lost 1-0 to in the in in 2016.

Deschamps said: "Finals have to be won because we have still not got over the one we lost two years ago.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 09:35 IST