Defending champions France is set to face Poland in the Round of 16 in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. France vs Poland is one of the most exciting matches of the ongoing FIFA World Cup. Since their first meeting on 10 July 1982, they always had competitive matches.
France entered the Round of 16 being the top of group D, whereas Poland entered the Round of 16 with the second position in group C.
France vs Poland: When and Where
The match between France and Poland will be played on 4 December 2022 at Al Thumama Stadium.
|Date||Sunday, 4 December 2022|
|Kick-off (US):||10:00 AM (EDT)|
|Kick-off (UK):||4:00 PM (BST)|
|Kick-off (Australia):||11:00 PM (AWST)|
|Kick-off (India and SA):||8:30 PM (IST)|
|Kick-off (Netherlands)||4:00 PM (CET)|
Where to watch France vs Poland in the US?
France vs Poland in the United States can be watched through Fox Sports Network and Telemundo for English and Spanish language respectively.
Streaming services like Peacock and FuboTV also provide the match at reasonable prices.
Where to watch France vs Poland in the UK?
Fans from the UK can watch the match between France and Poland on their TV cables or via streaming services like BBC, ITV, and much more.
Where to watch France vs Poland in Australia?
SBS channel and their streaming services provide the match between France and Poland in Australia.
Where to watch France vs Poland in India and South Asia?
One of the craziest fans of football can be found in India and South Asia. So, people in these regions definitely don’t miss the match.
Fans from India and South Asia can enjoy the FIFA World Cup on JioTV and Voot Streaming app.
Where to watch France vs Poland in Qatar and the Middle East?
Fans from Qatar who will not be able to watch the match from the stadium can enjoy the match through the broadcasting service provided by Qatar. Qatar Media Corporation (QMC) is responsible for broadcasting matches of the 2022 FIFA World cup in Qatar.
How France reached the Round of 16?
France being the defending champion, got slightly easy fixtures in the group stage. They were placed in Group D, with clearly France being the toughest team.
France won the first match against Australia with a comfortable 4-1 win. France conceded the first goal of the match scored by Craig Goodwin in 9 minutes. However, Olivier Giroud with two goals, and Adrien Rabiot and Kylian Mbappe with a goal each, helped France win the game.
The second match for the French team was significantly harder than their first game. They face Denmark in their second group-stage game. Kylian Mbappe, the French superstar, opened the goal of the match by scoring in the 61 minutes.
Later Andreas Christensen from the Danish side equalized in the 68th minute. In the 86th minute, Kylian Mbappe scored a brace helping the team to win the match.
The last match of the group stage was disappointing for France, as they lost 1-0 to Tunisia.
How Poland reached the Round of 16?
The Polish side had a narrow escape from the group stage. The team advanced to the Round of 16 only with the help of goal difference. Mexico and Poland both had 4 points in the group stage. With a 0 goal difference from Poland and a -1 goal difference from Mexico, Poland successfully reached the Round of 16.
Poland and Mexico had a well-rounded match in the group stage and finished the game with a 0-0 draw. In the next match against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Poland scored two goals, with Piotr Zielinski and Robert Lewandoski on the scoreline.
In the last group stage match of Poland, they faced Argentine National Team. Poland struggled in the game with 0 attempts on target and lost the match 2-0.
France vs Poland Previous Meeting
France and Poland’s previous meeting was in an International Friendly on 9 June 2011. The match was held at PGE Arena, Gdańsk, Poland. Polish defensive midfielder Tomasz Jodłowiec scored an own at 14 minutes giving France the lead. The scoreline remained the same for the rest of the match and France won.
Poland has a great team at the moment and France will definitely have a hard time scoring against them.
France vs Poland Recent Form
France has great form with a loss and two wins in the group stage.
On the other hand, the Polish team had a tough group stage with only a win.
France vs Poland Predicting Lineup
France playing XI: Lloris; Pavard, Konate, Varane, Hernandez; Tchouameni, Rabiot; Dembele, Griezmann, Mbappe; Giroud.
Poland playing XI: Szczesny; Cash, Glik, Kiwior, Bereszynski; Zielinski, Bielik, Krychowiak, Frankowski; Lewandowski, Swiderski
France vs Poland Odds to Win
France and Poland have faced each other 16 times. 11 times in an International Friendly, 4 times in the UEFA European Championship, and only once in the world cup. The teams had a draw 5 times, while France won 8 times and Poland won only 3 times.
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France is the defending champions and has a very strong team in this world cup. So, we have predicted that France will win the game with ease.
Prediction: France 3 – 0 Poland
France vs Poland Betting Tips
France in this world cup has a balanced team with some of the best players in the world. With two comfortable wins in the group stage, France is the favorite to win the match against Poland.
France to win the game
France to score first
Only France to score