England vs France World Cup 2022: Match Preview, Head To Head, Possible Lineups, Prediction, Scorecard, Players To Watch, Kickoff Time, Tickets, and Odds

by Charleen Mon Dec,2022
England vs France World Cup 2022: Match Preview, Head To Head, Possible Lineups, Prediction, Scorecard, Players To Watch, Kickoff Time, Tickets, and Odds

England has impressed people with their performance in the 2022 Qatar World Cup. They will now face France in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. The English coach, Gareth Southgate, has admitted that France poses the most extensive test England could meet at the World Cup.

England beat Senegal in the last 16 on Sunday to reach the knockout stage for the second straight World Cup. Besides, England has only beaten France once in seven sessions since the turn of the century. On the other hand, France cantered into the final eight with a 3-1 win over Poland. 

Keep reading to learn more about the big game between England and France happening at Al Bayt Stadium.

England vs. France World Cup 2022 Preview & Head To Head Record

  • These two squads have played each other twice before at the World Cup. England won both games.
  • England and France have played each other 31 times in all formats. England has won 17, drawn five, and lost nine games.
  • France is the defending champions, having prevailed in Russia, while England is yet to take the title.
  • Gareth Southgate's side is yet to make another final since 1966 but enjoyed runs to the semifinals in Italia in 1990 and Russia in 2018. 

Possible Lineups and Key Players

England Possible Lineup: Jordan Pickford, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Kyle Walker, Luke Shaw, Jude Bellingham, Declan Rice, Jordan Henderson, Bukayo Saka, Phil Foden, Harry Kane

England has choices in almost every position, mainly in the attack. Some of their key players are Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham.

France Possible Lineup: Hugo Lloris, Dayot Upamecano, Raphael Varane, Jules Kounde, Theo Hernandez, Aurelien Tchouameni, Adrien Rabiot, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele, Oliver Giroud

France boasts several skillful players; among them, Kylian Mbappe is doing pretty well and leads the tournament with five goals. 

How To Watch England vs. France? Kickoff Time, Stadium, Date, Tickets

The match between England and France is going to be interesting. One of the winning teams will play in the semifinal of the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Kickoff Time: 7 pm GMT (10 pm local time and 2 pm EST)
Date: December 10, Sunday
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium
Location: Al Khor, Qatar
Channel: fuboTV, Peacock, Telemundo, SBS

To watch the game between England and France, you can buy tickets on many platforms, including Ticombo, Keith Prowse, Twickenham Stadium, and Viagogo.

England vs. France Prediction: Who Will Win the Game?

This time, France will be a favorite for multiple reasons. 40% of football fans are on the side of France, while 31% support England. And 29% say the game will end draw and France will win the game after scoring in the extra time.

Our Prediction: England 1-2 France

As we know, England's 2022 World Cup Journey is going pretty well, but their most challenging opponent is France. They are training hard to beat their rival. This World Cup has been unpredictable as the biggest nations have lost games. So, anything can happen in the match between England and France.

England vs. France Betting Odds

It will be a heavyweight clash between England and France in the quarterfinal of the FIFA World Cup 2022. Both teams made it into the semifinal of the 2018 edition but didn't face each other.

The French team looks pretty intense. Here are the latest odds taken from online sources

England win:2/1

Draw (after 90mins): 11/5

France win: 11/8

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