The veteran of the French team Nikola Karabatic, absent through injury in the last two matches of the World Cup, returns for the quarter-final against Germany on Wednesday (8:30 p.m., live commentary) in Gdansk, which Thibaud will miss on the other hand. Briet, according to the game sheet. The left back, one of the revelations of the competition on the French side, is injured in the right hand, said the management.
In his post, in addition to Karabatic, recovered from the blow to the left foot received against Montenegro (35-24), the Blues can count on Elohim Prandi, recovered from the sprained left ankle that he had done alone against to the Spaniards (28-26). Coach Guillaume Gille has not had his entire squad available for any match since the start of the competition.