Both France and Colombia have qualified for the World Cup in Russia and both the teams would try to test their mettle in this game because for both the teams would try to outsmart each other in this game. France would come to this game as one of the favourites to lift the World Cup but Colombia would try to be the underdogs in this game and would rattle France’s defense with the likes of James Rodriguez.
France vs Colombia full squad, team news, playing XI and match preview are listed here.
When and where?
This match is to be played at Stade De France, Saint-Denis France. The ground has a capacity of 81, 338 and it is expected to be a chilly day in Amsterdam which would only add to the excitement of this game.
The clash will take place at 1:30 AM (IST) on March 24, 2018 and can be streamed live on Sony LIV app.
France won – 2
Colombia won – 0
Not decided – 0
France – D W W W D
Colombia – D L D L W
Goalkeepers: Areola, Lloris, Mandanda
Defenders: Digne, Hernandez, Kimpembe, Koscielny, Pavard, Sidibe, Umtiti, Varane
Midfielders: Kante, Lemar, Matuidi, Pogba, Rabiot, Tolisso
Forwards: Ben Yedder, Dembele, Giroud, Griezmann, Martial, Mbappe, Thauvin
Goalkeepers: Ospina, Camilo Vargas
Defenders: Arias, Espinosa, fabra, Mina, Mojica, Murillo, Sanchez, Zapata
Midfielders: Aguilar, Barrios, Cantillo, Lerma, Moreno, Quintero, Rodriguez, Sanchez, Uribe
Forwards: Bacca, Borja, Chara, Falcao, Izquierdo, Muriel, Zapata
France – Lloris (GK), Digne, Umtiti, varane, Sidibe, Lemar, Matuidi, Kante, Mbappe, Giroud, Griezmann
Colombia – Ospina (GK), Arias, Zapata, Sanchez, Fabra, Aguilar, Sanchez, Uribe, Muriel, Falcao, Rodriguez
Our bet is on France for this game because they have been the better team if they are compared with the opponent for this game. France is a star thudded team and is expected to show some of their elegance France football in this game. Colombia may be too dependent on Rodriguez and Falcao for this game but France would make it over the line in the end.
THIS FRA VS COL MATCH PREVIEW IS BASED ON OUR RESEARCH AND UNDERSTANDING FROM VARIOUS NEWS SOURCES. YOU CAN SELECT YOUR OWN PLAYING 11 ON THE BASIS OF TEAM NEWS.