After beating Australia in their FIFA World Cup opener, mighty France will be up against Denmark on Saturday at Ras Abou Aboud stadium in Doha. Defending champions stunned Australia 4-1 to kickstart their World Cup campaign perfectly, while Tunisia held Kasper Hjulmand's men to a goalless draw.
The reigning world champions are sitting at the helm of Group D and will confirm their berth in the knockout round with a victory over Denmark. Meanwhile, the Danes were held to a disappointing 0-0 draw by Tunisia in their opening game and face a daunting task this weekend.
Where will the match take place?
France vs Denmark will kick off at the Ras Abou Aboud stadium in Doha at 9:30 PM IST.
Where can one watch France vs Denmark in India?
Sports18 and Sports18 HD will broadcast the match on television.
Where can one live stream France vs Denmark in India?
France vs Denmark FIFA World Cup 2022 match can be streamed on the JioCinema app.
Left-back Lucas Hernandez tore his anterior cruciate ligament in the build-up to Goodwin's goal for Australia on Tuesday and is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup as he prepares for months of rehabilitation. His brother, Theo Hernandez, will likely carry the baton as he is set to replace his brother.
Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Upamecano, T. Hernandez; Tchouameni, Rabiot; Dembele, Griezmann, Mbappe; Giroud
Sevilla midfielder Thomas Delaney has also been withdrawn from the tournament due to a knee injury. After missing out on one of the easiest misses in World Cup history against Tunisia, Andreas Cornelius is likely to be considered only for a substitute alongside the injury plagued Yussuf Poulsen.
Schmeichel; Andersen, Christensen, Kjaer; Kristensen, Hojbjerg, Eriksen, Maehle; Skov Olsen, Dolberg, Damsgaard
Conclusion: France is arguably one of the strongest sides in the competition and is expected to avoid any upset, winning the game against Denmark with utmost ease.
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