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LONDON - France needs an unprecedented comeback to avoid missing its first World Cup in 20 years. No European team has ever qualified for the World Cup through the playoffs after losing the first leg 2-0.
PARIS - Ukraine's attacking players are in good form ahead of the first leg of their World Cup qualifying playoff against France on Friday.
CLAIREFONTAINE, France - Coach Didier Deschamps has urged his France team to play without fear and think only of getting a victory away to Ukraine in the first match of their World Cup qualifier on Friday.