France leads its group in the Europe Confederation with 20 points, winning six and losing just one match.
The job of World Cup qualification isn't done yet for France, who sit in first place in Group A of UEFA qualifying, but have not yet secured themselves a spot in Russian Federation next summer.
A 2-1 win over Belarus on Wednesday morning was enough for Les Bleus to secure top spot, thanks to goals from Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud.
"To lose the first qualifying match, just after our win at Euro 2016, hurt us".
But they now face a near impossible task, as Sweden thrashed Luxembourg 8-0 earlier on Saturday, with forward Marcus Berg scoring four goals, to extend their advantage over Dick Advocaat's men on goal difference to 12.More news: Prince Harry Teams Up With Ministry Of Defence To Promote Mental Health
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But a month later Emil Kostadinov scored a last minute victor at the Parc des Princes to give Bulgaria a 2-1 win and send them, just one point ahead of France, to the World Cup.
"For quite some time we have had an atmosphere that we have not always had, people come and are deep behind this team", he added.
Steven Zuber scored twice in Basel as Switzerland made it nine wins from nine by thrashing Hungary 5-2. The Eastern European side is coming off a 3-1 loss against the Netherlands and a similar result should come from this game. But hey, these two goals are historic, then take the opportunity. "This is a young team who have many qualities but they are young all the same, and we were facing an opponent which never gave up and played with intensity and speed".
Dario Dumic's 82nd-minute equaliser looked to have salvaged Bosnia a priceless point, but Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco struck to break the hosts' hearts.