England are to battle against France in the round of 8 of the World Cup at Al Bayt Stadium this coming Saturday. England and France worked their way through their respective groups to qualify for round of 8 of the World Cup. Both are highly motivated to continue their quest for the title. Ahead of their upcoming fixture on Saturday, England find themselves as number 5 in the FIFA world ranking. France enter the match as number 4.
England vs France Match predictions
England vs France Betting Tips
England claimed all three points three times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing four along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run. France have won four of their last 10 games, while drawing two and losing four in this series of matches. England did not lose any of their last 5 matches.
Over 2.5 goals happened three times in the past seven encounters between England and France, with England scoring 1.14 goals on average per game. France averaged 1.43 goals, while both teams scored five times. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of England’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.6 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of France’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.4 goals in these matches.
England scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Curiously, France only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. England have not conceded a goal in 3 consecutive games. England managed the first goal of the game in only three of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, France were first on target in five of their last 10 outings.
England vs France Stats
- England have won 3 of the last 4 matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- England have not lost the last 5 matches in a row
- In 4 of the last 5 England matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 3 England matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- England have won 3 of the last 4 matches and the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 8 of the last 10 France matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- France have conceded in 9 of the last 10 matches
- France have lost 3 of the last 4 matches and both teams scored at the same time
- In 3 of the last 4 matches France played, both teams scored
- France have won 3 of the last 4 matches and the sum of goals was over 2.5
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England should be high on confidence, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They started off drawing 0-0 with USA, before beating first Wales by 0-3, then Senegal in a 3-0 win. England claimed a modest three wins from their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. They drew four of the games, whilst losing three. When it comes to goal-scoring England could be more prolific, scoring 16 times in their previous ten games. That is an average of 1.6 goals per game in which, they conceded 12 times. This is an average of 1.2 a game, achieving a clean sheet four times.
Results have been up and down for France, who beat Denmark by 2-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 1-0 against Tunisia, before claiming three points in a 3-1 win against Poland. France claimed four wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. France scored 14 goals, conceded 11 and managed a clean sheet one time in their previous ten matches.
England are in for a really tough task and are more or less expected to end the tournament after this match. But if they will grab any chance they get and avoid conceding an early goal – fortune could be turned around. England are in for a really tough task and are more or less expected to end the tournament after this match. But if they will grab any chance they get and avoid conceding an early goal – fortune could be turned around.