The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar have reached its final stretch. The upcoming final game of Argentina vs France will be the decider of the champion of international football’s latest iteration. This article will provide you with some lineup and predictive details of the upcoming game.
Argentina vs France Predicted Line-ups:
Lionel Messi has strongly denied rumors about his new hamstring injury after the last semifinal match. In addition, Angel Maria is suggested to be fit enough for his next big game. Gonzalo Montiel and Marcos Acuna have also recently got clearance from their suspension.
On the French side however, the team has a solid line-up to begin with. Furthermore, there has been rumors of Karim Benzema flying to Qatar to join the World Cup final, due to his return to training from recovery in Real Madrid. However, this is still not confirmed yet.
The predicted line-up at present is:
Argentina – E. Martinez, Molina, Romero, Otamendi, Acuna, De Paul, Paredes, Fernandez, Mac Allister, Messi, Alvarez.
France – Lloris, Kounde, Varane, Konate, T.Hernandez, Rabiot, Tchouameni, Dembele, Griezmann, Mbappe, Giroud.
Looking at both teams’ previous head-to-head result, France seems to be having the upper hand.
Most recently, the Argentina and French football time has faced each other in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. While the match was a close call, France came at top with 4-3 win over Argentina. Which are thanks to the star, Kylian Mbappe’s two goals during the 64th and 68th minute.
This year’s line-up for both teams has been solid overall. Considering their weakness, the French side has been bad with long stretch of games this year. On the other hand, Argentina have been struggling with their chances and finishing heavily.
The French squad is highly identical to the previous World Cup 2018 winning one. In the Argentine squad however, players seemingly are in sync with each other this year. Therefore, both teams have very close chance of winning the World Cup this year. Only if their previous face-offs are taken into consideration, the championship defending French football squad will have a slightly higher odds against one of the most well-tuned Argentine football squad in years.