FIFA

Croatia (V) vs. France (H)

Luzhniki Stadium
Moscow


Sunday Jul 15,2018 11:00 AM ET

Post Game Analysis by SCastro27 for France

 

Post Game Analysis Report

Overall Performance
Overall Team Grade
A+  
 
Execution
A+  
 
Offensive Play
A-  
 
Defensive Effectiveness
A+  
 
Player of the Match
Paul Pogba  
 
Overall Match Quality
A+  
 
Overall Game Assessment
France played their game. They were quick to score and took chances in trying to extend their lead, but mainly they focused on playing impenetrable defense
Unit Performance
Coaching
Game Strategy
A+  
 
Overall Preparedness
A+  
 
Lineup & Substitutions
A+  
 
In-Game Management
A+  
 
Coaching Comments
This game was evenly matched, France just simply had a smarter, more fruitious game plan.
Offensive Performance
Generating Scoring Opportunities
A+  
 
Finishing
A+  
 
Corner Kicks
A+  
 
Set Pieces (Direct/Indirect)
A+  
 
Controlling Tempo/Possession
A  
 
Generating Pressure
A+  
 
Offense Comments
Their set pieces were amazing. They truly showed what they’re capable of and proved to the world that they’ve earned the right to call themselves World Cup Champions.
Defensive Performance
Goalkeeping
A+  
 
Executing Defensive Game Plan
A+  
 
Controlling Offensive Pressure
A+  
 
Preventing Scoring Opportunities
A-  
 
Conceding/Defending Set Pieces
A+  
 
Transition/Counterattack
A+  
 
Defense Comments
Excellent. Their defense was their offense this game. Their main point of attention was making sure Croatia couldn’t score, or at least found it difficult to.
Midfield Play
Maintaining Possession
A+  
 
Generate Offensive Counterattacks
A+  
 
Defensive Support & Transition
A+  
 
Controlling Tempo
A+  
 
Midfield Comments
With key passes opening up the lane for mbappe, it can’t be overlooked how important this team’s midfield was. They were able to capitalize on Croatian mistakes and get their offense moving.
Player Performance
Player
Pos
Grade
Paul Pogba (10)
MF 
A+ 
MVP for France for sure, his influence on the defensive end and offball has been so dramatic all World Cup long.