Donetsk: Six years after Zinedine Zidane played his last match, France is still looking for someone to replace him.
Zidane's absence was again highlighted in France's 1-1 draw with England at the European Championship. The French were timid early in the Group D match, and were then unable to turn long spells of pressure into goals.
"Was it fear? Was it because of what was at stake? Perhaps. Collectively and individually we need to improve," France coach Laurent Blanc said. "We didn't want to take risks and that's the surest way to get punished."