France v Ukraine (0-2 agg) - Stade de France, Paris (FRA) - 20:00 (GMT) 

France coach Didier Deschamps is hoping his side can recover from a disappointing first-leg performance and reverse a two-goal deficit against play-off rivals Ukraine.

"We need to give everything to produce an outstanding performance and go through," said the France coach.

"That will undoubtedly include the necessary flair and fantasy to turn the situation around. We were surprised by a team who played to their full potential, whereas we delivered an average performance."

Deschamps will have to reshuffle his defence as Laurent Koscielny will be missing through suspension and Raphael Varane - who is carrying a knee injury - is a minor doubt. Therefore, Deschamps may only have Mamadou Sakho, Eric Abidal and Bacary Sagna who can fill in in the heart of the defence.

Karim Benzema is expected to replace Loic Remy while Yohan Cabaye and Mathieu Valbuena may come in for Olivier Giroud and Samir Nasri respectively.

France's Franck Ribery believes France can still qualify but that it will depend on a good team performance and backing from the Paris crowd.

The 2013 UEFA Best Player in Europe said: "I rely on my team-mates to help and we will make the difference together. I think we can do it. We have the ability. We'll also need the fans behind us."

Ukraine head to Paris with a 2-0 lead after a resolute performance last week at the Olympic Stadium, Kiev but will be without Olexandr Kucher and Artem Fedetskiy - both missing through suspension. Vitaly Mandziuk and Yaroslav Rakitskiy are expected to come in and deputise in the Paris showdown.

With only one game separating them from the World Cup, the mood in the Ukranian camp is very positive following last week's impressive performance.

"The buoyant atmosphere in the team is being transmitted to everyone," said assistant coach Olexandr Zavarov.

"The guys are dreaming of playing in the World Cup, and that is the best energy boost there is."

Andriy Yarmolenko, who struck a late penalty in the first leg, hinted that Ukraine may set-up to defend and look for a smash-and-grab victory.

"We need to be solid at the back in France above all," Yarmolenko explained.

"If we score it'll be even better, but it doesn't matter who is on target."

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