Ace Football team offers the World Cup round of 16 match preview for France and Poland who meet up on Sunday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
France are to battle against Poland in the round of 16 of the World Cup at Al Thumama Stadium this coming Sunday.
Having come this far in the World Cup, France and Poland won’t budge without putting up a serious fight. We could be in for a long night at the Al Thumama Stadium on Sunday. Poland are taking on number 26 in the FIFA world ranking, with the home side sitting as number 4.
Form: France vs Poland
France are looking to bounce back from a recent setback and get back to winning ways. In their last three matches, they first took out Australia by 4-1, before beating Denmark by 2-1. The winning streak came to an end against Tunisia, who ran out as 1-0 winners. Les Bleus claimed a modest four wins from their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. They drew two of the games whilst losing four.
Poland were able to add four points to their account from their first three World Cup matches. They first shared the points in a 0-0 draw with Mexico, before claiming three points in a 2-0 win against Saudi Arabia. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 0-2 defeat at the hands of Argentina. The Eagles claimed four wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run.
Betting stats and facts for France and Poland
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between France and Poland. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.
- In 10 of the last 12 France matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 8 France matches, the sum of goals was under 2.5
- France have conceded in 8 of the last 9 matches
- In the last 7 Poland matches, the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 11 of the last 13 Poland matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Poland have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
- Poland have not conceded in 4 of the last 5 matches
Players under-the-radar: France vs Poland
Kylian Mbappe has four strikes in six World Cup matches for France, who will be relying on his services when clashing with Poland. The visitors are looking to Robert Lewandowski, who has provided his team with one World Cup goal so far in Qatar.
Popular markets: France vs Poland
France claimed all three points in four of their last 10 matches across all tournaments while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Poland have won four of their last 10 games while drawing two and losing four in this series of matches.
Both teams to score
France scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Poland scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. France managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments.
France witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.6 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for Poland, who managed to score 0.9 times in those matches.
Betting prediction: France vs Poland
To summarize, the upcoming World Cup clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for France vs Poland mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.