France Football Federation president Noel Le Great said that Karim Benzema would be allowed to play with France even if found guilty.
France have an insurmountable four-point lead over second-placed Finland in Group D of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
FIFA will make the playoffs draw on November 26 in Zurich. France, Germany, Belgium and Denmark are among the eventual 10 European group winners.
Jordan Veretout has replaced Paul Pogba in the France squad and is likely to start for the national team in Saturday’s home game against Kazakhstan.
Euro 2020 champion Italy rose one place to No. 4 and England dropped two to No. 5.
The 25-year-old Hernandez was a reserve in the France squad that won the Nations League beating Spain in the final last week.
Earlier on the day, Italy beat Belgium 2-1 with goals from Nicolo Barella and Domenico Berardi to finish in third place in Nations League.
Theo Hernandez, who celebrated his 24th birthday a day before, scored the last-minute winner to send the World Champions through to Sunday’s final.
French wonderkid Kylian Mbappe was made the scapegoat for France's failure at the Euro 2020 after missing the decisive penalty earlier this year.
European (UEFA) and South American (CONMEBOL) football bodies have already threatened to boycott a biennial World Cup.
France will play Belgium next Thursday. The winner will face either European Champion Italy or Spain in the final.
France has nine points from five matches and Finland is next with five points from three matches
PSG have been busy in making major signings but the biggest question is will they be able to persude striker Kylian Mbappe to stay
Although Sylvain Ripoll picked 21 players, only 19 will fly out to Tokyo, the French Football Federation said
This is for the first time that Switzerland has booked a spot in the quarterfinals of a major soccer tournament since 1954 World Cup
Switzerland will now meet Spain in the quarterfinals after latter knocked out Croatia in another round of 16 match
Despite injury concerns France start as favourite against Switzerland. Check out team news, likely XIs, match and telecast details
Switzerland has never beaten France in a competitive game and with Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Karim Benzema, in ranks Les Bleus look favourite to advance
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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