Lucas Hernández, defender from FC Bayern Munich, was injured 

The defender is out for a long time with a knee injury. 

It was clear on Wednesday morning: Hernandez suffered a cruciate ligament rupture in his right knee .

This was announced by the French association FFF on Wednesday. Hernandez has to reckon with a six-month break.

"Now I have to think about how to replace Lucas," said the coach: "But we have alternatives."

"We realized immediately that it was something worse," said France captain and goalkeeper

Supported by paramedics, he hobbled off the field, Deschamps spoke of a "heavy blow" for his team.