- Didier Deschamps led France to a 0-0 draw against the enterprising Portuguese team
- Cristiano Ronaldo fired blanks all through the entire 90 minutes
- The game makes it five times the Portuguese captain has failed to score against Le Blues
Didier Dechamps is delighted to maintain France’ record against Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese striker failed to score against his side during their UEFA Nations League clash.
The match which ended 0-0 will make it five times Ronaldo has played against France and he failed to score on each occasion.
Ronaldo managed just three shots in the entire 90 minutes and Le Blues manager says not much was seen with the player as his side matched him properly.
Deschamps told M6 post-match and cited in GOAL.
"We can always do better, then there is the quality of the opponent too. They take precautions like us, with respect to the players opposite like Cristiano, who we didn't see too much tonight.
"I knew Portugal were a great team, we saw that tonight. It's better when there are goals, but hey there is quality and not just offence.
"A solid game, fairly tactical, I think we were better in the second half."
However, the social media space was sent agog after Ronaldo and Mbappe were seen having a very warm discussion at half-time of the game as they smiled while they gist.
Fans were delighted to however see the Juventus striker as well his Paris Saint-Germain counterpart share charming exchange as the team's lined up for the second half.
The duo embraced each other and then Ronaldo gave the youngster a friendly tap on the head as he walked away.
The 21-year-old, smiling and laughing, can be seen talking with Ronaldo before the referee blows his whistle to commence the action for the second 45 minutes.
It is no secret that Mbappe idolised Ronaldo as a child, and the French star shared an image of himself with the Portuguese with the caption 'Idol' as well as the crown and goat emojis.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that France youngster Eduardo Camavinga exchanged jerseys with Cristiano Ronaldo after their UEFA Nations League clash over the weekend.
The gesture was surprisingly incredible for the teenage sensation that he took to social media to say he won't wash the top.
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