France National Team has earned the attraction of all with their impressive games since the beginning of the World Cup 2018. Already, the one time winner of the FIFA World Cup, France is all set up to create another history of their glory.
Powered by the players like Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba, Kylian Mbappe, Dembele, and Giroud on the attack, France under the manager Didier Deschamps and captain Hugo Lloris has made them one of the prominent teams in World Cup 2018. So, what are the chances of France to win the World Cup? Let's know.
France Just 3 Wins Away from World Cup Trophy
Well, seems the luck and hard work has favored France this time a lot (ranked 7th by FIFA) as they entered the World Cup quarterfinals for the 3rd time in their career, previously making to Round of 8 in 1938 and 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Let's not forget about the heart-breaking defeat of France in 2006 World Cup Final against Italy, losing in the penalty shootout.
In the 2018 FIFA World Cup, being the group stage winner of Group C with 7 points, France made up to the Round of 16, playing 2 wins against Peru and Australia while a draw against Denmark.
The group stage result of Group C:
As the Group C winner, France faced Group D's runner-up Argentina in pre-quarterfinals. The match on June 30, 2018, favored France as they scored 4 goals against Argentina while taking 3 in return and headed to quarterfinals.
Well, it's the first time France won to Argentina and made them head home, as France and Argentina previously met 4 times before and Argentina netted 4 victories.
In the quarterfinals, France is scheduled to face 2 times World Cup champion (1930, 1950) Uruguay on July 6, 2018. If France wins, the chances for World Cup 2018 become more secured as the teams like Argentina, Portugal, Spain, and Denmark are already out of the league.
So is it the hint for France to win the glorious 4-year anniversary? Probability is high, roughly 22% participants took France's side among overall teams in Round of 16 in the voting and on the other hand, France's 4-2-3-1 formation is going on effective.
French Player's Performance
France's Kylian Mbappe has recorded lone 3 goals in the World Cup 2018 as per July 2, 2018, while the highest goal was marked by Harry Kane,i.e. 5 goals.
French players performance can't be criticized unnoticeably as they have come out with a surprising game to date.
Here is the name of the goal scorers for France till the Round of 16:
- France Vs Australia (2-1): Antonie Griezman (58') and Aziz Behich (80')
- France Vs Peru (1-0): Kylian Mbappe (34')
- Denmark Vs France(0-0)
Round of 16
- France Vs Argentina (4-3): Antonie Griezman (13'), Benjamin Pavard (57'), Kylian Mbappe (64', 68')
The whole world awaits for the magical game while France fans are keeping their finger crossed!