Illan Meslier Named In France U21s Squad

Last updated : 31 August 2020 By .
Unveiled on Thursday, Meslier features in the list of 23 players who have been selected for the matches against Georgia and Azerbaijan.

More than nine months after its 3-2 victory over Georgia and defeat to Switzerland, the French U21s team resumes its qualification campaign for Euro 2021, the final phase of which will take place in Hungary and Slovenia.

The U21s must first navigate a tricky tie against Georgia at the Tengiz Burjanadze Stadium in Gori on Friday 4th September. They will then head to the Kapital Bank Arena in Sumgayit to face Azerbaijan on Monday September 7.

Initially scheduled for June 2021, the final tournament will be played in two parts, a group stage from March 24 to 31, 2021 and a knockout final tournament from May 31 to June 6, 2021.