Although he refused point blank to discuss tactics on Friday, his limited time in charge could make him more likely to stick to the team that he sent out in friendlies against the Czech Republic and Hungary.
France had gone ahead in the match not long before thanks to a goal from Antoine Griezmann. Everybody makes mistakes, but when you are 100 per cent for sure its no penalty and go and you doubt.
Griezmann looked to have been robbed by an excellent sliding tackle by Australia defender Josh Ridson, and the referee allowed play to continue. "It can be useful in some situations". A first in World Cup history. The referee and assistant didn't immediately flag for a goal, though, and the players waited on the field to see what the decision would be.
Four VAR officials, sitting in a room at the International Broadcasting Centre on the outskirts of Moscow, are assisting match officials at the tournament.
Even that goal might not have counted in the days before technology was brought into the game with Pogba's shot looping off the shin of Aziz Behich, hitting the crossbar and bouncing down inside the goal before coming back out.
"He has scored goals from midfield for Manchester United but that won't be the role Deschamps wants him to play at the World Cup".
It was used for the first time at a World Cup in 2014 when France were awarded their second goal against Honduras.
"I don't feel like we were beaten by a better team, nearly by technology", goalkeeper Mat Ryan said.
Federation Internationale de Football Association director of referees Massimo Busacca admits the system has been rushed in for the World Cup, but insists officials are ready and that VAR will help referees make better decisions in Russia.
"I think that after this game, the ones who didn't know have a pretty good idea of what it's about". I'm disappointed with this.