In September 1998, newly-crowned world champions France, captained by Didier Deschamps, visited Reykjavik to play Iceland, and were promptly held to a 1-1 stalemate. If that prior (and admittedly ancient) history wasn't enough to convince Deschamps, now calling the shots as France's manager, not to look past Iceland, recent events certainly will have.
It's no secret at this point that Iceland - you already know all the factoids about their minuscule population, their traveling support, and their dentist co-manager - have sprung a few surprises (hello Roy) by making the most of a limited squad. Against host nation France, Iceland will arguably face their most formidable opponents thus far. If France can successfully navigate this fixture, they'll earn the right to face Germany in what will be a titanic semi-final. If they fail, prepare for a multitude of articles reminding you about the last time the vikings sacked Paris.
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