UEFA EURO 2024 Qualifiers: Ireland vs France: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast
Monday’s European qualification will see the Boys in Green hosting Les Bleus at the Aviva Stadium.
After winning their friendly match against Latvia 3-2 on Wednesday, Ireland is now set to begin their quest to qualify for Euro 2024 by facing World Cup runners-up France.
France did not let their defeat in the World Cup final against Argentina hold them back, as they comfortably won their first EURO Qualifier match against the Netherlands with a 4-0 scoreline.
Monday, 27-03-2023; 6:45 pm (GMT)
Tuesday, 28-03-2023; 12:15 am (IST)
Ireland form (all competition): W-W-L-D-W
France form (all competition): W-L-W-W-W
Players to watch
Ireland: Evan Ferguson
In the previous match against Latvia, the Brighton forward found the back of the net for the first time in his international career, helping his team secure a 3-2 win. Now, as his country prepares to take on France in the Euro qualifiers, he is determined to make a strong start and continue his scoring form.
France: Kylian Mbappe
Since the retirement of Hugo Lloris, Mbappe has been appointed as the new captain of the French national team. As the golden boot winner, Mbappe has played a crucial role for his country since his debut and is now expected to lead the team from the front in the upcoming EURO Qualifiers. He demonstrated his skills in the first qualifier against the Netherlands on Friday, scoring two goals and providing one assist.
- Ireland have scored at least one goal for 5 consecutive matches.
- In their last 5 matches France has scored 14 goals in all competitions.
- Out of the past five encounters between these two nations, France has emerged victorious in four matches, with one ending in a draw.
Injury and Team News
Having won against Latvia, Ireland would likely not be considering any changes to their team for their upcoming match against France.
France also after winning against the Netherlands in their 1st euro qualifier match will not be looking to make changes for the upcoming match against Ireland.
Matches – 18
Ireland – 4
France – 9
Draws – 5
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Ireland predicted lineup (3-5-2):
Kelleher; Omobamidele, Collins, O’Shea; Doherty, Smallbone, Molumby, Browne, O’Dowda; Obafemi, Ferguson
France predicted lineup (4-2-3-1):
Maignan; Kounde, Upamecano, Konate, Hernandez; Tchouameni, Rabiot; Coman, Griezmann; Mbappe; Kolo Muani
It is anticipated that the upcoming match between Ireland and France will be challenging for Ireland, given that France comfortably won their first qualifier against a strong Dutch team and is expected to dominate once again. The expectation is that France will emerge victorious with ease.
Prediction: Ireland 0-3 France
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