MARTIN KEOWN: Olivier Giroud will demand special attention from Gareth Southgate… but Antoine Griezmann is the player who pulls the strings for France
There are similarities between France and England’s systems, especially in how Olivier Giroud works in the same way as Harry Kane.
Giroud did not score at the 2018 World Cup, or even manage a shot on target, despite featuring in every single game.
Yet he played a key part in France’s success four years ago and he is still a vital cog in the French machine.
England will need to be careful of…