England vs France Quarter Final, Line-Up, Formation, Head-To-Head, Prediction, Date-Time

England vs France Quarter Final, Line-Up, Formation, Head-To-Head, Prediction, Date-Time

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 vs France quarter-final match will be played on 10 December Saturday 22:00 local Qatar time at Al-Bayt Stadium.

Qatar22:00
USA & Canada14:00 ET
UK19:00 ET
Australia 06:00 AEDT
India00:30 IST
England vs France Quarter Final Match Time

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

England Formation against France quarter final
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

France's Formation against England quarter final
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.

England won:17
Games drawn:5
France won:9
DateMatchResultScoreCompetition
10 May 1923France v EnglandW1-4International Friendly
17 May 1924France v EnglandW1-3International Friendly
21 May 1925France v EnglandW2-3International Friendly
26 May 1927France v EnglandW0-6International Friendly
17 May 1928France v EnglandW1-5International Friendly
09 May 1929France v EnglandW1-4International Friendly
14 May 1931France v EnglandL5-2International Friendly
06 Dec 1933England v FranceW4-1International Friendly
26 May 1938France v EnglandW2-4International Friendly
03 May 1947England v FranceW3-0International Friendly
22 May 1949France v EnglandW1-3International Friendly
03 Oct 1951England v FranceD2-2International Friendly
15 May 1955France v EnglandL1-0International Friendly
27 Nov 1957England v FranceW4-0International Friendly
03 Oct 1962England v FranceD1-1UEFA European Championship
27 Feb 1963France v EnglandL5-2UEFA European Championship
20 Jul 1966England v FranceW2-0FIFA World Cup
12 Mar 1969England v FranceW5-0International Friendly
16 Jun 1982England v FranceW3-1FIFA World Cup
29 Feb 1984France v EnglandL2-0International Friendly
19 Feb 1992England v FranceW2-0International Friendly
14 Jun 1992France v EnglandD0-0UEFA European Championship
07 Jun 1997France v EnglandW0-1Tournoi de France
10 Feb 1999England v FranceL0-2International Friendly
02 Sep 2000France v EnglandD1-1International Friendly
13 Jun 2004France v EnglandL2-1UEFA European Championship
26 Mar 2008France v EnglandL1-0International Friendly
17 Nov 2010England v FranceL1-2International Friendly
11 Jun 2012France v EnglandD1-1UEFA European Championship
17 Nov 2015England v FranceW2-0International Friendly
13 Jun 2017France v EnglandL3-2International Friendly
England vs France head-to-head

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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