France are sweating over the health of Karim Benzema after the striker went off injured throughout a warm-up pleasant in opposition to Bulgaria.
Les Bleus cruised to a 3-Zero victory, however they had been handed a scare forward of their Euro 2020 opener in opposition to Germany in Munich subsequent Tuesday.
Taking part in simply his second worldwide match since October 2015 after being recalled this summer time, Actual Madrid star Benzema requested to be substituted within the first-half as a consequence of a knee downside.
“It’s a knock on the knee, which additionally impacts the muscle. He felt he was getting stiff so he requested to be subbed,” coach Didier Deschamps instructed TF1.
“The medical workers are taking good care of him.”
The 33-year-old was changed by Olivier Giroud – who seized his alternative.
After Antoine Greizmann opened the scoring, the Chelsea striker struck twice contained in the final seven minutes.
Not solely did Giroud stake his declare for a spot within the facet, the 34-year-old additionally edged nearer to France historical past.
He now has 46 objectives for his nation, simply 5 wanting Arsenal legend Thierry Henry’s all-time report.