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French goal famine puts World Cup place at risk

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France go into their key World Cup qualifier in Belarus on Tuesday again embroiled in crisis as a goal drought and lack of victories has left their dreams of Brazil in 2014 hanging delicately in the balance. 

Karim Benzema (left) and Franck Ribery in the game against Georgia in Tbilisi on Friday. France go into their key World Cup qualifier in Belarus on Tuesday again embroiled in crisis as a goal drought and lack of victories has left their dreams of Brazil in 2014 hanging delicately in the balance.

Didier Deschamps captained the side to their solitary global crown in 1998 but after a bright start to their Group I campaign, the wheels have come off in spectacular fashion and Deschamps' haul of four victories in 11 matches at the helm is the worst on record.

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