France's Coman out injured, Lemar gets nod for Sweden qualifier

CSKA Moscow's midfielder Aleksandr Golovin (lef) vies for the ball with Monaco's French midfielder Thomas Lemar during their Uefa Champions League Group E match at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on November 2, 2016. PHOTO | ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT |

What you need to know:

  • Kingsley Coman has been ruled out injured with Thomas Lemar getting his first France callup for Friday's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Sweden, the French football federation confirmed on Thursday.
  • Bayern Munich forward Coman will also miss next week's friendly against the Ivory Coast because of an ankle and knee injury, putting Monaco striker Lemar, 20, in line for his France debut.

Kingsley Coman has been ruled out injured with Thomas Lemar getting his first France callup for Friday's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Sweden, the French football federation confirmed on Thursday.

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