France host Poland at the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Sunday afternoon.
Kylian Mbappe-led France will look to book their ticket to the last eight of the World Cup when they take on Poland in the Round of 16 at the Al-Thumama Stadium on Sunday. Didier Deschamps’ team progressed through the group stages and qualified for the knockout stages in a game that will give Deschamps a rest and his senior players in France’s dead rubber against Tunisia.
The Blues made nine big changes for their game against North African opponents and suddenly fell 1-0 to lose their last match, with Adrien Rabiot, Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele and Antoine Griezmann all coming off the bench at the end of the game.
Despite their defeat, France go into the tournament as favorites to beat Poland after a long spell by becoming the first World Cup winners to reach the knockout stage since Brazil. in 2006.
Needless to say, Mbappe was France’s top scorer in the league, scoring three times in Les Bleus’ opening two group games, after opening his account in a 4-1 win over Australia before scoring the brace to lead his country to in the arena. line in a tricky game against Denmark. The French player will be looking to win the Golden Boot of the World Cup, and this game against a weak Polish defense could give him a great opportunity to break away from the rest of the chasing pack as France looks to put Poland and it. sword here.
In contrast, Poland was only a hair’s breadth away from the round of 16, especially after Argentina lost 2-0 in the final group game. At one point, the whites and reds went to the Round of 16 only because they had fewer yellow cards than Mexico, but Saudi Arabia’s final defeat in the tie led to Poland’s submission himself in the round of 16 for the first time since 1986. .
They are the clear ones below, most of their hopes will rest on the shoulders of the Pole, Robert Lewandowski, who scored a goal to win against Saudi Arabia in the recent period to spoil his world revenge. Juventus goal Wojciech Szczesny has kept Poland’s hopes alive in the tournament. He saved two penalties and is ready for another busy night between the sticks for Poland here.
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France XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Kound, Varane, Upamecano, T. Hernandez; Tchouameni, Rabiot; Dembele, Griezmann, Mbappe; Giroud
Poland XI (3-4-2-1): Szczesny; Bereszynski, Glick, Kiwi; Small Ego , Szymanski , Krychowiak , Frankowski ; Kaminski, Zielinski; Lewandowski