PARIS — France coach Laurent Blanc on Monday expressed his dismay that the new multi-million euro
France kit makes Les Bleus look too much like their Italian rivals. "I find that the completely
blue jersey is beautiful but a bit Italian," said Blanc after US sports apparel giants Nike
unveiled the new kit in Paris.
WEMBLEY, England p France cruised to a 2-1 victory over England Wednesday as Les Bleus picked apart
Fabio Capello's makeshift side with a clinical display of passing football. Goals in each half from
Karim Benzema and Mathieu Valbuena sealed an emphatic victory for France as England crashed to the
first home defeat of Capello's two-and-a-half-year [.