Les Bleus suffered a surprise 2-0 defeat to Sweden in their final Group D match, a result which saw them drop to second place in their section following England's 1-0 victory over Ukraine.
It also ended France's 23-game unbeaten run, and Malouda has now urged the team to bounce back against the European and world champions in their last-eight showdown.
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"I think it was very disappointing, from the players' point of view.
"The question is, how do we start another run? It is better to end that run against Sweden and start a new one against Spain and then win the tournament."
France's encounter with Spain in Donetsk on Saturday kicks off at 20:45CET. Portugal await the winner in the semi-finals.