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Less running, less possession paid off for France at World Cup

October 16th, 2018 France let their opponents do the hard work on their way to winning the World Cup, running less than most teams and enjoying less than 50 per cent possession throughout the tournament, a FIFA technical report showed on Tuesday. The report also showed that the French scored once in every six shots on goal - compared with once in 36 shots for Germany, who were knocked out in the first round. The two sides meet in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday night. As expected, the FIFA report showed...

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