Euro 2024 Update: Spain without Carvajal and Normand due to suspension


Germany, Spain will be without suspended defenders Dani Carvajal and Robyn Le Normand, while France will have Adrien Rabiot back from suspension for the Euro 2024 semi-finals. Euro 2024 semi-finals, first match, tonight (July 9) at 2:00 AM at Munich Football Arena, "The Bulls" Spain, former 3-time champions, meet "The Roosters" France, former 2-time champions. Luis de la Fuente's side are the only team to have won all three of their opening games without conceding a goal, before beating Georgia 4-1 in the last 16 and 2-1 in the quarter-finals after extra time against hosts Germany. In this match, Spain will be without Dani Carvajal and Robyn Le Normand, two starting defenders who are suspended, and will have Jesus Navas and Nacho Fernandez play instead. Meanwhile, main midfielder Pedri is injured and will be out for a month, so Dani Olmo, man of the match from the previous match, will play instead, along with Rodri Hernandez and Fabian Ruiz, with Lamine Yamal, Nico Williams and team captain Alvaro Morata forming the attacking trio. France qualified as runners-up of Group D after winning 1 and drawing 2 before beating Belgium 1-0 in the round of 16 and 5-3 in the round of 8 after a penalty shootout against Portugal after a 0-0 draw after 120 minutes. However, they are the only team that has qualified for the semi-finals and has yet to score a goal from open play, scoring only 1 goal from their own players with a penalty kick by Kylian Mbappe in the 1-1 draw with Poland. The rest of the goals were scored by the opposing team. In this match, Didier Deschamps will have Adrien Rabiot back from suspension to help the team, working with N'Golo Kante, Aurelien Chuameni, defenders William Saliba, Dayot Upamecano, and offensive players Ousmane Dembele, Kylian Mbappe, and Bradley Barcola. In the statistics of the two teams' meetings, a total of 36 times, Spain won 16 times, France won 13 times, and there were 7 draws, with Spain scoring 64 goals and France scoring 39 goals. The most recent meeting was in the final ro und of the UEFA Nations League in 2021, with France winning 2-1. The most recent meeting was in the final round of the Euros in 2012, in the quarter-finals, with Spain winning 2-0. For the first semi-final match tonight, Spain meets France at 2:00 AM. The other match will be played tomorrow night (July 10), Netherlands meets England at 2:00 AM. Source: Thai News Agency