France vs. Georgia, 2014 World Cup qualifying: Preview and TV schedule

Julian Finney

Didier Deschamps will be looking for his French side to play well and get three points as they ramp up to a titanic clash with Spain next week.

France hosts Georgia for what should be a qualifying tune-up for their main event, potential group deciding fracas aginst Spain next week.

Didier Deschamps will be looking for three things from his team: a win, good form, no injuries. It's as simple as that, though he has hinted he might tinker with his tactics and try out a 4-4-2 alignment that utilizes Karim Benzema and Olivier Giroud up top. That might be fun to see.

The only injury issue facing the French is the loss of Mathieu Debuchy who was injured in Newcastle's match over the weekend. In response Deschamps has brought Rod Fanni into camp and could give a start to the Marseille man. Paul Pogba and Raphael Varane are not expected to play, which is a bummer but not all that surprising.

Match Date/Time: 9 p.m. local, 4 p.m. ET

Venue: Stade de France, Paris, France

TV: Univision Deportes (U.S.)

Online: ESPN3 (U.S.)

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