Antonio Rudiger's boot left Benjamin Pavard with some unpleasant marks on his neck, which the Frenchman called "really painful".
Kylian Mbappe came off the bench and rescued France on Thursday, having complained of a thigh issue in the build-up.
Although the striker was unable to score in France's route to glory at the 2018 World Cup, Olivier Giroud says he still contributed.
Raheem Sterling grabs a brace as England beat Spain in a pulsating UEFA Nations League tie 3-2
Tanguy Ndombele could make his first appearance for France after being picked in the squad for games against Iceland and Germany.
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho was culpable for Piotr Zielinski's opener but made amends by securing a draw for Italy in Bologna.
Belgium were below their brilliant best in Iceland, but Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku secured an ultimately comfortable win.
Marco Asensio grabbed a goal and forced four others as Spain put Croatia to the sword in their Nations League clash in Elche.
Gareth Bale expects to feature for Real Madrid against Deportivo Alaves, said Ryan Giggs, who named him in his Wales squad.
All eyes are on Robert Lewandowski who is expected to make his 100th cap for Poland against Portugal
Ryan Giggs has named Gareth Bale Wales captain for the first time for Sunday's match against Denmark in Aarhus.
After being taken off in Real Madrid's shock defeat to Deportivo Alaves, Gareth Bale will miss Wales' friendly with Spain.
Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus will miss Germany's games against the Netherlands and France through injury.
Olivier Giroud proved a popular Nations League hero for World Cup winners France on their competitive return to Paris against Netherlands.
Joachim Low said his squad had a good attitude after their World Cup exit
Denmark enjoyed victory in their first Nations League match as Christian Eriksen's brace saw off Wales in Aarhus.
Marcus Rashford squandered two glorious chances as England were held to a goalless Nations League draw in Croatia.
A thigh muscle has ruled Goncalo Guedes out of Portugal's games against Poland and Scotland this month.
Marko Arnautovic beamed with pride after leading Austria to victory, saying: "It means a lot for me to be captain."
A groin injury will keep Adam Lallana from returning to England action against Spain or Switzerland.
Switzerland's Nations League campaign got off to a flying start as they smashed Iceland in St Gallen, with Xherdan Shaqiri starring.
Croatia host England in the Nations League in a repeat of their World Cup semi-final but Kieran Trippier is not interested in revenge.
Ryan Giggs' first competitive game in charge saw Wales sweep Republic of Ireland aside at Cardiff City Stadium in the Nations League.
Goals from Saul Niguez and Rodrigo Moreno earned Spain a 2-1 victory over England in their Nations League opener.
Italy offered little threat in Monday's 1-0 Nations League defeat to Portugal and Roberto Mancini wants to see more from his team in attack.
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Cristiano Ronaldo's absence was not felt by Portugal as they beat Poland 3-2 in the Nations League.
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