FIFA 2018 World Cup opens on day three as France goes up against Australia commencing the Group C matches. France had a major loss in Euro 2016 but the squad in their current form is expected to toss out the defeat and go all on against Australia.
2018 FIFA World Cup France vs Australia Match Preview | Timings And Venue
Match Number – 5
Match Venue – Kazan Arena, Kazan
Match Date & Timings – 16 June, 3:30 PM (IST), 11:00 AM (UK), 6 A.M. ET.
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Euro 2016 didn’t play out well for France as the team struggled to keep up. This never stopped the team, and their performance unparalleled losing one of their last 6 matches. Australia is also in pretty good shape, showing some impressive performance against Czech Republic and Hungary this month. Their glory run only fell twice in the last six games. Cahill is the man in the spotlight for the team, his history of scoring in four World Cup games puts him in a league with Pele, Klose, and Seeler. This Group C debut match will also decide who gets to go to the final 16.
How to watch France vs Australia on TV/Online
Live TV Telecast – Fox and Telemundo, ITV1, Sony Ten
Live Streaming – SonyLiv, fubo TV.
2018 FIFA World Cup France vs Australia Squad News
France Team Squad: Hugo Lloris, Benjamin Mendy, Samuel Umtiti, Raphael Varane, Djibril Sidibe, Blaise Matuidi, N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe, Olivier Giroud
Expected formation: 4-3-3.
Australia Team Squad:
Mathew Ryan, Aziz Behich, Trent Sainsbury, Mark Milligan, Josh Risdon, Aaron Mooy, Mile Jedinak, Massimo Luongo, Robbie Kruse, Andrew Nabbout, Mathew Leckie
Expected formation: 4-3-2-1.
2018 FIFA World Cup France vs Australia Match Prediction
France being an amazing team and showing good performance in the last few has a chance to win against Australia. The final score will likely be France 2-1 Australia
2018 FIFA World Cup France vs Australia Squad Betting & Match Odds
France: 1/4 to win.
Australia: 9/1 to win.
Draw: 11/2 to draw.
2018 FIFA World Cup France vs Australia Live Score
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