The three lions England face 2018 World Cup champions France in the 2022 FIFA World Cup quarter-finals. In their previous meeting in 2017, France won the match with ten men for almost more than half the game. The match score line was 3-2, Harry Kane hit a double while S. Umtiti, O. Dembele, and D. Siding scored for France.
Both team share similarities within themselves with world class talents facing each other. Kylian Mbappe has been the top goal scorer so far in the ongoing World Cup and will definetly prove himself against a strong England lineup as well. For the English side, Harry Kane has been in good form proving to be on the assist charts more often than on the score sheet.
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2022 FIFA World Cup Quarterfinals France v England: Team news
Ben White has returned home with private issues that have not yet been in the air. Raheem Sterling was in the light after his home was robbed and he took a flight to England but will return in time to feature. Callum Wilson and John Stones are dealing with some muscular issues with Declan Rice suffering an illness at the moment.
Lucas Hernandez left the France squad in mid of the group stage after he suffered a hamstring injury that ended his World Cup campaign. Kylian Mbappe has reportedly missed a French training session and the reason has now been undisclosed. Fans will be hoping the issue is not concerning and will be hoping to have him back for the match against England.
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2022 FIFA World Cup Quarterfinals France v England: Possible lineup
Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw;
Henderson, Rice, Bellingham;
Saka, Kane, Foden.
Kounde, Varane, Upamecano, Hernandez;
Griezmann, Tchouameni, Rabiot;
Dembele, Giroud, Mbappe.
2022 FIFA World Cup Quarterfinals France v England: Prediction
Both the teams have different records this campaign with England not conceding a goal for around four and a half hours straight and France being the only team left in the tournament to register a clean sheet till now. Kyle Walker will be up against the speedy Mbappe and Luke Shaw against faint master Dembele. France should win 2-1 in the contest.
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