Ever since they failed short of Portugal in the Euro Cup 2016, they had to face a lot of criticism about their abilities to perform in bag matches in big tournaments but they have been flawless so far in their World Cup campaign. With just one game registered as a defeat in their last six games they come out to play in Russia with more confidence. However, they would be facing off against Socceroos who revived themselves from their grave to play in the world cup after defeating Honduras in a two leg game.

 

 

Betting Odds:

According to bet365 the odds of Australia winning this game is 10, odds of drawing this game is 13/2 and the odds of France winning this game is 1/4. Similar odds have been provided by skybet too as their odds for Australia emerging out victorious are 10 and probability for a draw is 5 and for France to win the odds are 1/4. Betfair odds for Australia are 10, for France is 1/4 and the odds of this match ending in a draw are 6.

 

Team News:

Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kante are expected to start in the midfield for the Les Bleus. Antoine Griezmann will lead the French attack against the Socceroos with support from Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar out wide. Jackson Irvine and Tom Rogic would be responsible for the midfield while Tom Juric will lead the attack.

 

Recent Form:

France:  D L W W W D

Australia:  L W L D W W

 

Predictions:

Les Bleus will have a comfortable victory in this game because of their flawless form at the moment and they are the better team technically.

 

Man Of The Match:

If Australia has to win then it would fall on Jackson Irvine and if France wins, it will be Antoine Griezmann.