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France vs Belgium match starts on 07/10/2018 at 18:00:00 GMT at Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg in World Cup, International. Extra.tips provides H2H information for France vs Belgium as well as in-depth stats about each team like lineups, standings and professional tips.
France and Belgium measure their strength in a World Cup match (Semi-finals). There has been only 1 direct showdown in the last 3 years between these two teams, on 06-07-2015, which ended Belgium’s (3-4) win.
Until reaching this stage of the World Cup (Semifinals), the team had to eliminate: Uruguay and Argentina. In the last 5 matches he played in the World Cup, France won 4 and drew 1.
In this competition, you have not lost 5 matches. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 4 of the last 5 matches in this competition. This is a team that often scores first: opened the scoring in 12 of their last 15 games, of those 12 reached the range in lead in 10 and managed to maintain the lead until the end of the 90 ‘in 10.
France come to this semifinal after having passed without major problems for Uruguay, with a 90-degree win at 0-2: goals were scored by Varane and Griezmann. We remember that the French have already won this competition on one occasion: in 1998. In this game against Belgium, a team with several individual values, coach Didier Deschamps should return to align in 4-3-3 privileging possession of the ball and organized attacks , always with Griezmann and Mbappé as responsible for bringing the team to the attack. It is important to emphasize that the French team has great offensive quality and a competent defensive sector in the aerial game. Mbappé is one of the great highlights of the selection of France, being this one of the best finalizers with 3 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on the suspended Matuidi.
Until they reach this stage of the World Cup (Semi-finals), the team eliminated: Brazil and Japan. In the last 5 games for the World Cup Belgium has 5 wins.
For this competition, it registers a sequence of 5 victories in the last games. His attack has been marked with great regularity, since he has always scored at least one goal in the last 5 games in this competition. In his games there is a tendency to have goals, since in 22 of his last 25 games there were More than 1.5 goals and in 18 of the last 25 there were more than 2.5 goals. This is a team that does not usually feel difficult to open the scoring: scored the first goal in 12 of the last 15 games, of those 12 reached the interval in the lead in 6 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 11.
Belgium were one of the big surprises in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, beating Brazil by 1-2: the goals of the win were scored by De Bruyne and Fernandinho (goal against). Despite not having any World Cup yet, the Belgians are well qualified for a possible surprise. In this match against France, coach Roberto Martinez is expected to play 4-3-3, but with a very cautious strategy, since the opponent has players of great individual value. It is important to note that the strengths are in the offensive sector: Hazard is a very fast and excellent player in the defense-attack transition. For this semifinal the coach can not count on Meunier, suspended, and still has in doubt Nacer Chadli due to injury.
PREVIOUS MATCHES FOR BOTH TEAMS
|Based on the last 11 matches between FRANCE – BELGIUM, we predict that will see OVER 2.5 goals in this match.|
|France||3 : 4||Belgium||Int. Friendly Games 2015|
|France||4 : 2||Belgium||World Cup 1986|
|Belgium||2 : 1||France||Euro Cup 1976, Qualification|
|France||1 : 1||Belgium||Euro Cup 1968, Qualification|
|Belgium||2 : 1||France||Euro Cup 1968, Qualification|
|France||3 : 1||Belgium||World Cup 1938|
|In their last 2 matches, France won 2, lost 0 and draw 0.|
|France||2 : 1||Australia||World Cup|
|France||4 : 3||Argentina||World Cup|
|In their last 3 matches, Belgium won 3, lost 0 and draw 0.|
|Belgium||5 : 2||Tunisia||World Cup|
|Belgium||3 : 2||Japan||World Cup|
|Brazil||1 : 2||Belgium||World Cup|
HOME TEAM INFO
This season France has 2 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws from 3 played matches.
AWAY TEAM INFO
This season Belgium won 3 times, lost 0 times and draw 0 out of 3 played games.
AVERAGE GOALS SCORED AND CONCEDED
AVERAGE GOALS PER PERIOD
FACTS AND FIGURES
MAN OF THE MATCH
CORRECT SCORE MATRIX
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Some facts you might want to read!
The home team is 1st in the rankings and in the last 5 matches the team was in very good shape.
The away team is ranked 1st and their good shape made the team play well in the last 5 matches.
Based on recent performance, we can expect a good performance of team France.
Only 2 matches out of 5 were victorious for home team.
The last match between the two teams, 07/10/2018 on Saint Petersburg Stadium was a draw .
Blaise Matuidi has more yellow cards (2) than any other player at France. Thomas Meunier has collected 2 for Belgium.
Belgium haven’t lost in their last 24 games.
France haven’t lost in their last 9 games.
Belgium have a winning streak of 7 matches.
The most common result of matches between France and Belgium is 0-0. 3 matches have ended with this result.
France wins 1st half in 68% of their matches, Belgium in 46% of their matches.
France wins 68% of halftimes, Belgium wins 46%.
Belgium’s recent performance this season is better than France’s.
In World Cup, Belgium has better performance than France.
France have lost just 1 of their last 5 games against Belgium (in all competitions).
In the last 5 meetings France won 2, Belgium won 1, 2 draws.
The winner of their last meeting was Belgium.
On their last meeting Belgium won by 1 goals.
France scores 1.8 goals in a match against Belgium and Belgium scores 1.2 goals against France (in average).
France scores 2.09 goals when playing at home and Belgium scores 2.25 goals when playing away (in average).
Average number of goals in meetings between France and Belgium is 3.
When France leads 1-0 at home, they win in 88% of their matches.
When Belgium leads 0-1 away, they win in 100% of their matches.
When France is down 0-1 home, they win 0% of their matches.
Average number of goals in the first half in meetings between France and Belgium is 1.2.
Belgium have scored at least one goal for 7 consecutive matches.
During the last 5 meetings with France playing at home, France have won 1 times, there have been 3 draws while Belgium have won 1 times. The goal difference is 9-5 in favour of France.
During the last 11 meetings, France have won 3 times, there have been 5 draws while Belgium have won 3 times. The goal difference is 18-12 in favour of France.