Shackling Griezmann, 'Big-Game' Di Maria - Argentina v France: World Cup Final Preview

The Athletic Football Tactics Podcast

Dec 15 2022 • 41 mins

Host Ali Maxwell and The Athletic's tactics writers, Michael Cox and Liam Tharme, dissect the World Cup semi-finals and ponder the big tactical questions facing Didier Deschamps and Lionel Scaloni ahead of Sunday's final... Is Griezmann a 'complete' footballer, how Thuram's introduction wrestled control back from Morocco and how 'Scaloni roulette' nullified Croatia's midfield. Plus, the various selection headaches facing both managers - Di Maria, Rabiot, Konate and more. Will Morocco have any regrets about tweaking their shape for France and will Croatia come again after Luka Modric's last World Cup? Produced by Adonis Pratsides Learn more about your ad choices. Visit