France wait on Koscielny, Varane
10 October 2013, 17:00
Paris - France have injury concerns in defence ahead of Friday's friendly against Australia with center backs Raphael Varane and Laurent Koscielny both sitting out training on Wednesday.
Varane has hurt his right knee and Koscielny has pain in his right calf, the French Football Federation said on its website. France have another training session on Thursday evening.
The uncapped Saint-Etienne defender Kurt Zouma took part in Wednesday's training after being called up as cover in defense.
France, who are in second place behind Spain in Group I, play their final World Cup qualifier against Finland on Tuesday.
- Sapa - AP