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France vs Denmark Football World Cup 2022 Head-to-head Stats

The 2022 Football World Cup is currently being played in Qatar from 20th November to 18th December. France vs Denmark are drawn in Group D of the Football World Cup 2022 and are quite familiar with each other. Australia and Tunisia are the other two teams in this group.

France won its first match against Australia by a margin of 4-1. Adrien Rabiot, Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappe were all on the scoresheet for the defending champions. Denmark drew 0-0 with Tunisia in their first match of the group stage. A win for either side will make the passage to the Round of 16 much more easier.

Both France and Denmark have talented squads and will likely make it out of Group D. Both teams have been part of some close matches in the recent past and are all set to meet again in the coming days.  

France vs Denmark Football World Cup 2022 Schedule

Expect another gripping addition to the France vs Denmark football rivalry chapter when these two teams meet in the 2022 World Cup at the Stadium 974, Doha, on 26th November at 9:30 AM IST.

MatchVenueDateTime (IST)
France vs DenmarkStadium 974, DohaSaturday, 26th November9:30 PM

France vs Denmark Head-to-head Record

France have a slight edge over Denmark, winning 8 of the 16 matches played between the two teams. Denmark have managed 6 wins against France, with just 2 drawn games. 

France last faced Denmark in the Group Stage at the 2018 World Cup, which ended in a goalless win. France went on to win the World Cup against Croatia by 4-2.

The last time these two teams met was in the 2022 UEFA Nations League, with Denmark securing an impressive 2-0 victory in Copenhagen.

 France WonDenmark WonDraw
Overall Matches862
In Football World Cups111
Last 5 Matches221

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France Squad for Football World Cup 2022

France, the 1998 and 2018 champions, surprisingly lost in the Round of 16 in the 2020 Euro Championships against Switzerland in a penalty shoot-out.

Coach: Didier Deschamps

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (C), Alphonse Areola, Steve Mandanda

Defenders: Raphaël Varane, Benjamin Pavard, Dayot Upamecano, Theo Hernandez, Axel Disasi, Jules Koundé, William Saliba, Lucas Hernandez, Ibrahima Konaté

Midfielders: Adrien Rabiot, Matteo Guendouzi, Aurélien Tchouaméni, Eduardo Camavinga, Youssouf Fofana, Jordan Veretout

Forwards: Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappé, Kingsley Coman, Ousmane Dembélé, Randal Kolo Muani, Marcus Thuram

Denmark Squad for Football World Cup 2022

Denmark are a talented team that made it to the semi-finals of the 2020 Euro Cup. They beat Russia, Wales and Czech Republic before losing to England in extra time during the semi-final.

Coach: Kasper Hjulmand

Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel, Oliver Christensen, Frederik Rønnow

Defenders: Simon Kjær (C), Joachim Andersen, Victor Nelsson, Joakim Mæhle, Andreas Christensen, Rasmus Kristensen, Jens Stryger Larsen, Daniel Wass, Alexander Bah

Midfielders: Mathias Jensen, Thomas Delaney, Christian Eriksen, Andreas Skov Olsen, Mikkel Damsgaard, Christian Nørgaard, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, Robert Skov, Jesper Lindstrøm

Forwards: Martin Braithwaite, Kasper Dolberg, Jonas Wind, Yussuf Poulsen, Andreas Cornelius

France World Cup Performance

Winners: 1998, 2018

Runners-up: 2006

Third place: 1958, 1986

Fourth place: 1982

Denmark World Cup Performance

Quarter-finals: 1998

 

FAQs: France vs Denmark

How many times have France played against Denmark?

France have played Denmark 16 times, including 3 matches in the Football World Cup. Both teams have won 1 match each and 1 ended in a draw.

How many football World Cups have France won?

France have won the FIFA World Cup two times, lifting the trophy in 1998 and 2018.

Who is the highest goal scorer for France in the current squad?

Olivier Giroud is the highest goalscorer in the France squad with 51 goals. In the current squad, Kylian Mbappé holds the record of scoring the most goals for France in World Cup history (5 goals).

Which France players are out of the 2022 Football World Cup?

2022 Ballon d'Or winner Karim Benzema, defender Presnel Kimpembe, midfielders Paul Pogba, Christopher Nkunku and N'Golo Kanté are not part of the France 2022 World Cup squad due to injuries.

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