France vs Poland: probable lineups, where to watch, tips and odds

France and Poland will open the Sunday of Qatar World Cup🇧🇷 Starting at 12:00, the two teams will face each other at Al Thumama in search of a place in the quarterfinals of the World Cup. The confrontation features big names in world football, such as Kylian Mbappé and Robert Lewandowski.

Those who advance to the quarterfinals will face the winner of the clash between England and Senegal, who face each other this Sunday, at 4 pm (Brasília time), at the Al Bayt Stadium.

The last Polish victory was in 1982. In a friendly held at the Parc des Princes, Poland thrashed France 4-0. Since then, there have been seven games, with three French wins and four draws. The first match between the two teams was held on January 22, 1939. On the occasion, France thrashed 4-0 at the Parc des Princes. Altogether, in the history of the duel, there are 16 games, with eight wins by France, three by Poland and five draws.



  • Stadium: Al Thumama in Doha (QAT)
  • Date and time: November 4th, at 12:00 (Brasília time)
  • Referee: Jesus Valenzuela (EQU)
  • Assistants: Jorge Urrego (EQU) and Tulio Moreno (EQU)
  • Video referee: Juan Soto (EQU)
  • Where to watch: Fifa Plus, TV Globo, SporTV, GloboPlay and real time on ESPORTE NEWS MUNDO.
*Odds subject to change, always check the updated odds on the website


FRANCE (Coach: Didier Deschamps)

Hugo Lloris; Koundé, Varane, Upamecano and Theo Hernandez; Rabiot, Rchouaméni and Griezmann; Dembélé, Mbappé and Giroud.

Embezzlement: Lucas Hernandez and Karim Benzema (injured)
Suspended: Koundé

POLAND (Coach: Czesław Michniewicz)

Szczesny; Bereszynski, Kiwior, Glik and Matty Cash; Frankowski, Szymanski, Bielik and Zielinski; Milik and Robert Lewandowski

Embezzlement: Krychowiak
Suspended: Nobody


Carlos Mello: Even with some absences, France is still the favorite to advance to the next phase of the World Cup. The French team has more players who can define a match, but Poland will make things difficult for the French. So far, there isn’t a selection left in the tournament. Anything can happen, but Les Blues are the favourites.

guess: France 2 v 1 Poland

Ricardo Oliveira: It’s a game that favors France slightly due to the quality that the French have shown so far, in addition to the lack of football from the Poles in many moments. Even if a round of 16 game can even things out and it’s a new World Cup, I see France in the lead and should confirm this favoritism.

Guess: France 3 x 1 Poland

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