England will face defending champions France in the quarter-finals of the FIFA world cup 2022. England is undefeated in this tournament and topped group B while France topped group D in the group stage of this world cup. England defeated Senegal in the round-of-16 match while France defeated Poland in the round-of-16 match. Both these teams are favorites to win the world cup 2022. Harry Kane from England and Kylian Mbappe from France will stop their journey toward the golden ball after this match.
- England vs France Match Date and Time
- England Squad and Line-up Against France In Quarter-Final Match
- England Formation against France
- France Squad and Line-up Against England In Quarter-Final Match
- France’s Formation against England
- England vs France Head-to-head
- England vs France Quarter Final Match Prediction
England vs France Match Date and Time
England vs France quarter-final match will be played on 10 December Saturday 22:00 local Qatar time at Al-Bayt Stadium.
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England Squad and Line-up Against France In Quarter-Final Match
England is predicted to play in a 4-3-3 formation against France in the next match.
England’s strikers are doing their job well and almost everyone has scored a goal in this world cup. Harry Kane, Bukayo Saka, and Sterling scored goals in this tournament while Foden have provided 2 assists. Their communication with each other is also perfect but we have to take 1 from Foden and Sterling in the forward position, it will be a difficult decision for Southgate.
Henderson scored a starting goal against Senegal while Rice and Bellingum have also shown their importance in the England squad to Southgate. While Harry Maguire, Kyle Walker, Shaw, and Stones have also given their best in this tournament. We may see a little change in the England squad but overall we won’t see any major change here. I Hope Raheem Sterling will return to the squad soon but I don’t think he may play the quarterfinal match for England let’s see what happens.
England’s team seems to be perfect and complete and has the guts and confidence to beat defending champion France in the world cup 2022 quarter-finals.
England’s Predicted Line-up
Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford
Defenders: Harry Maguire, Shaw, Kyle Walker, Stones
Midfielders: Declan Rice, Jude Bellingham, Jordan Henderson
Forwards: Harry Kane, Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford
England Formation against France
France Squad and Line-up Against England In Quarter-Final Match
France is predicted to play in a 4-2-3-1 Formation against England.
France’s current squad is one of the best squads in the world cup 2022. They broke the curse of a champion which they started and qualified for round-of-16 and quarter-finals. France defeated Poland and scored 3 goals against them and conceded only one goal which shows the strength of the team.
Kylian Mbappe scored 2 goals against Poland and became the most goal scored in the FIFA world cup 2022. While France’s main striker Giroud also scored a goal against Poland and became the leading goal scorer of France’s team. While Osman Dembele and Griezmann have given a lot of contributions in all their matches in this world cup. The French forward line seems to be perfect and we need no other change here.
The French team’s midfield and defense are also strong and promising which defeated Denmark, Australia, and Poland in this tournament.
The French squad has the pace of Mbappe, the Passing and perfection of Griezmann, the cross passes, and the assist of Dembele what more does a team need, they have everything.
Goalkeeper: Hugo Lloris
Defenders: Theo Hernandez, Dayot Upamecano, Raphael Varane, Jules Kounde
Mid-fielders: Adrien Rabiot, Aurelien Tchouameni
Forward: Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele, Olivier Giroud
France’s Formation against England
England vs France Head-to-head
England has played 31 matches against France from which England has won 17 while France has won 9 and 5 matches resulted in a draw.
|10 May 1923||France v England||W||1-4||International Friendly|
|17 May 1924||France v England||W||1-3||International Friendly|
|21 May 1925||France v England||W||2-3||International Friendly|
|26 May 1927||France v England||W||0-6||International Friendly|
|17 May 1928||France v England||W||1-5||International Friendly|
|09 May 1929||France v England||W||1-4||International Friendly|
|14 May 1931||France v England||L||5-2||International Friendly|
|06 Dec 1933||England v France||W||4-1||International Friendly|
|26 May 1938||France v England||W||2-4||International Friendly|
|03 May 1947||England v France||W||3-0||International Friendly|
|22 May 1949||France v England||W||1-3||International Friendly|
|03 Oct 1951||England v France||D||2-2||International Friendly|
|15 May 1955||France v England||L||1-0||International Friendly|
|27 Nov 1957||England v France||W||4-0||International Friendly|
|03 Oct 1962||England v France||D||1-1||UEFA European Championship|
|27 Feb 1963||France v England||L||5-2||UEFA European Championship|
|20 Jul 1966||England v France||W||2-0||FIFA World Cup|
|12 Mar 1969||England v France||W||5-0||International Friendly|
|16 Jun 1982||England v France||W||3-1||FIFA World Cup|
|29 Feb 1984||France v England||L||2-0||International Friendly|
|19 Feb 1992||England v France||W||2-0||International Friendly|
|14 Jun 1992||France v England||D||0-0||UEFA European Championship|
|07 Jun 1997||France v England||W||0-1||Tournoi de France|
|10 Feb 1999||England v France||L||0-2||International Friendly|
|02 Sep 2000||France v England||D||1-1||International Friendly|
|13 Jun 2004||France v England||L||2-1||UEFA European Championship|
|26 Mar 2008||France v England||L||1-0||International Friendly|
|17 Nov 2010||England v France||L||1-2||International Friendly|
|11 Jun 2012||France v England||D||1-1||UEFA European Championship|
|17 Nov 2015||England v France||W||2-0||International Friendly|
|13 Jun 2017||France v England||L||3-2||International Friendly|
England vs France Quarter Final Match Prediction
If we see their past records and stats we realize England is in a strong position, England has defeated France 17 times and France has just defeated England 9 times. The prediction of this match is really very difficult and both teams are at their peak.
But My prediction is that France will win this match they have a powerful and strong squad compared to England. I predicted in one of my blogs that England might win the world cup and I wasn’t considering France because of the Champions curse before starting this world cup. But after watching a round of 16 and group stage matches I believe France’s team to be stronger than England and they will qualify for the semi-finals.
The score may be England 1-2 France
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