Fernando Santos seemed underwhelmed despite Portugal coming away from the Stade de France having avoided defeat to the world champions.
Back together at the Stade de France for the first time since the final of Euro 2016, France once again found no way past Portugal.
Didier Deschamps talked up the talents of Kylian Mbappe and Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of France's Nations League clash with Portugal.
Paul Pogba's future at Manchester United remains a subject of doubt and the midfielder said he dreams of playing for Real Madrid.
Didier Deschamps is wary of demanding too much from Eduardo Camavinga but says the way he has started his France career makes it tough.
Olivier Giroud is not certain he will catch Thierry Henry at the top of France's goalscoring standings - but he sees no reason not to try.
It was a night to remember for Olivier Giroud as impressive France routed Ukraine 7-1 at the Stade de France.
Leo Dubois and Odsonne Edouard tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving for training with the France and France Under-21 squads.
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has made just one substitute appearance in the league this term but is determined to win back his place.
France striker Olivier Giroud says his "supposed rivalry" with Karim Benzema has been manufactured from nothing.