Confirmed: France v Ukraine line-ups, Giroud, Nasri dropped, Evra retains place

Arsenal and Manchester City players have been dropped from France's crucial World Cup qualifying second leg against Ukraine.

France face Ukraine in a do or die second leg against Ukraine, where they hope to overturn a 2-0 deficit in order to reach the World Cup.

They line-up as follows, with Manchester United's Patrice Evra retaining his place despite being voted by French football fans as the player they most wanted to see axed.

Lloris; Debuchy, Sakho, Varane, Evra; Matuidi, Cabaye, Pogba; Valbuena, Benzema, Ribery

Subs: Mandanda, Landreau, Clichy, Sagna, Abidal, Nasri, Grenier, Sissoko, Mavuba, Giroud, Payet, Remy.

Ukraine line up as follows:

Pyatov, Mandzyuk, Khacheridi, Rakitsky, Shevchuk,  Bezus, Rotan, Yarmolenko, Edmar, Konoplyanka, Zozulya

Subs: Khudzhamov, Dedechko, Tymoshchuk, Khomchenovskiy, Stepanenko, Gusev, Fedrochuk, Morozyuk, Sydorchuk, Seleznev, Devic.

image: © Julien Haler

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