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Griezmann takes swipe at Koeman after France win?

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The striker’s post-match comments were interesting

Croatia v France - UEFA Nations League Photo by Sanjin Strukic/Pixsell/MB Media/Getty Images

Antoine Griezmann appeared to take a bit of a swipe at Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman after scoring in France’s 2-1 Nations League win over Croatia on Wednesday.

The forward started the game and scored the opening goal after just 11 minutes with a smart finish from inside the penalty area.

Griezmann was asked about his thoughts after the match and praised France boss Didier Deschamps for playing him in a central role.

“It was a complicated match, not very good to watch, not very good to play either ... Soft ground, difficult, with an opponent who had to win. We knew how to suffer and the most important thing is to win, to show that we are strong defensively and that up front, every small opportunity can be scored.

“I feel good. The coach knows where to put me, I take advantage of this situation, this place and the confidence of the coach and my teammates.”

Source | L’Equipe

Koeman has tended to use Griezmann out wide on the right in his opening three La Liga games despite insisting at the start of the season that he wanted his players to play in their favored positions.