FIFA World Cup 2022: France VS Argentina Betting Odds

The 2022 FIFA World Cup has come to its conclusion with the defending champion France taking on the top contender Argentina which has performed well throughout the group stage matches. While it is an equal opportunity for both the contestants, France is more hopeful of repeating the success and retaining the championship.


• The FIFA World Cup final match will be played on Sunday between France and Argentina
• France hasn’t lost its firepower despite missing some major players
• Argentina is relying heavily on Messi


Strength: Les Bleus have the quick-strike ability needed to keep the pressure on the contesting teams. France will indeed miss some of its star players but it is also true that the existing players, especially Kylian Mbappe are doing fairly well. With five goals, Mbappe is the top contender for the Golden Boot followed by Olivier Giroud who’s scored four goals in the tournament. Another French player Antoine Griezmann is known for creating more scoring opportunities than any other player in the World Cup.

Weakness: France is relying more on quick-strike than ball possession and it could be a drawback as was seen during the semi-final match with Morocco. The Morocco team kept the French team under pressure throughout the match with their ball control skills.

FIFA World Cup 2022: France VS Argentina


Strength: Argentina has Lionel Messi who can keep major French players engaged. Also, Argentina needs to be a little bit more defensive to prevent French players from attacking.

Weakness: France has many attacking players that could send the entire Argentina squad into a defensive shell.


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France VS England World Cup Quarter-Final: Comparison Of Key Players

FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-final match between the defending champion France and England has become more interesting due to the strong position of both teams.

Here’s a quick comparison between the important players of both the teams


• France will take on England in the World Cup quarter-final match on Saturday at the Al Bayt Stadium
• France is relying on Kylian Mbappe and England is betting on Kyle Walker

How Will England Defend Its Goalpost From Kylian Mbappe’s Attacks?

Kylian Mbappe is the fastest forward in the world and the top scorer with five goals in the World Cup. France is relying on Kylian Mbappe’s speed to breach the defensive line of the English football team. Kyle Walker could defend England against Mbappe but Walker is still recovering from a recent injury. In a recent match against Poland, Kylian Mbappe scored three goals at a speed of 35.3 kmph.

France VS England World Cup

Who Is The Key Player for England?

Harry Kane could rescue England with his ability to drop the ball deep between French midfield and make the defense lines to get into the ball. Also, he is capable of possessing and passing the ball to players like Bukayo Saka, Phil Foden, and Jude Bellingham who can score goals. Kane has a great run time inside the box where he can threaten the French goal. France can use its defensive midfielder Aurélien Tchouaméni to counter Kane’s attack.

Who Are The Other Key Players?

Antoine Griezmann with the most key passes (14) has emerged as France’s most reliable midfield in this World Cup. While England sees no threat from Griezmann, he can be a big creative for … Read the rest

What Lies Ahead For Cristiano Ronaldo After Manchester United?

The controversy around Cristiano Ronaldo is far from over with Ronaldo criticizing Manchester United club and its manager Erik ten Hag in an interview with broadcaster Piers Morgan. In response, the club terminated his contract. Also, he was benched in the latest FIFA knockout match where Portugal beat Switzerland 6-1.


• Manchester United has terminated its contract with Cristiano Ronaldo
• Ronaldo was also benched during the FIFA World Cup knockout match
• He could join the Saudi Arabia club Al-Nassr

How Did Manchester United Respond To Cristiano Ronaldo’s Criticism?

The club manager Erik ten Hag announced Ronaldo’s expulsion by terminating his contract with the club. The manager called Ronaldo ‘the past’ and also stated that the club was ‘looking at the future.

Ronaldo started his second stint with the club in 2021 and pooled 24 goals in all competitions. Also, he emerged as the third-highest goalscorer in the Golden Boot race with 18 goals in the Premier League. He was the Premier League Team of the year. He also won the club’s Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award.

Manchester United Respond To Cristiano Ronaldo’s Criticism

But Manchester United failed to qualify for the UEFA Champions League despite the stunning performance by Cristiano Ronaldo. The club finished sixth in the competition. But Ronaldo could manage to score only one goal in 10 Premier League appearances during 2022-23 and two goals in the Europa League. When Ten Hag arrived, he replaced Cristiano Ronaldo with Marcus Rashford.

Ronaldo’s performance in the FIFA World Cup was also below average as he scored only one goal in the group stage. Finally, he was benched and replaced with Goncalo Ramos by the Portuguese coach … Read the rest

Manager Fernando Santos Benched Cristiano Ronaldo For This Reason

Portugal won its Round of 16 match against Switzerland by a comfortable 6-1 margin and marched into the quarter-finals with flying colors. But all wasn’t well with the winning team. Portuguese manager Fernando Santos sent Cristiano Ronaldo to the bench for the FIFA World Cup Round of 16 game.


• Cristiano Ronaldo was sent to the bench by his manager Fernando Santos
• Earlier the managers of Juventus and Manchester United had made the similar decision

What Went Wrong Between Portuguese Captain And Manager?

It would have been tough for Fernando Santos to make the big call of dropping Cristiano Ronaldo to the bench in an important knockout match but the decision made no impact on the team’s performance. And it wasn’t the first time that Ronaldo was sent to the bench.

What Football Pundits Have To Say About Ronaldo’s Dropping?

Manager Fernando Santos Benched Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo was earlier dropped by Juventus and Manchester United managers. The latest incident was with Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag. It was said that Erik Ten Hag tried to make a move on Ronaldo. The manager tried to establish his authority over Ronaldo.

Neville, who has played alongside Ronaldo for a brief period at Manchester United, said on ITV that was Jeventus manager wrong. Was Manchester United’s manager wrong? Was Portugal’s manager wrong? He blamed Ronaldo’s indifferent attitude towards Santos for the incident.

But the former Manchester United player also tried to defend Ronaldo by saying that Ronaldo’s long-term legacy was set. He called Ronaldo one of the great all-time players. He further said that in the short term, Ronaldo had got to do a lot better. He said that the … Read the rest

FIFA Shares Stunning Facts About Stadium 974

Stadium 974 in Doha has been in news well before the FIFA World Cup shared 360-degree footage of Stadium 974 on its Twitter page. Qatar built seven stadiums in the run-up to the sporting event and Stadium 974 is one of them.


• Stadium 974 is made completely with recycled shipping containers
• It is the first-ever re-purpose built stadium in the history of the FIFA World Cup
• It will be fully dismantled and re-purposed post-World Cup

What Did FIFA Want To Show With 360-Degree Footage Of Stadium 974?

FIFA Shares Stunning Facts About Stadium 974

It is for the first time that FIFA World Cup has been held in the Middle East. And the desert country is ready for the sports extravaganza. Qatar built seven stadiums including Stadium 974 but used only recycled containers in building this facility. Also, it is named 974 which is the international dialing code of the desert nation. Also, all containers shipped from Gulf use 974 as a code.

Located in Ras Abu Aboud in the portside area of Doha, Stadium 974 is the only non-air-conditioned stadium in the desert country. And it is exciting to know why it isn’t made air-conditioned. The cool breezes coming from the Arabian Gulf keep it cool.

Stadium 974 has a sitting capacity of 44,089 audiences. The website tells that it will be used for seven matches with the last match played on December 5. Brazil v/s South Korea was the last World Cup match in … Read the rest

See South Koreans Taking On Five-Time World Champions In The Knockout Game

The five-time world champion Brazil will play with South Korea in the Round of 16. Brazil’s last group stage match was no less than a shock for it as Brazil lost the match by 1-0 to Cameroon. But Brazil had already secured a place in the Round of 16, so the loss has little impact on its position. But the loss certainly broke the confidence of Brazil’s players.


• Brazil will meet South Korea in a Group of 16 clash
• The five-time world champion is ready with a fresh squad for the knockout match
• South Korea is brimming with confidence by their latest win against Portugal

How Is Brazil Preparing To Take On South Korea?

Brazil lost its last group match to Cameroon and it could be a cause of concern for their coach Tite as he wants his team to capitalize on their massive ball possession and shot advantage. Since Brazil has rested its key players in the Cameroon match, it can expect new energy in the team for the South Korean match.


How Is South Korea Preparing For A Match Five-Time World Champions?

Fresh and energized from the latest win against Portugal where South Koreans saved the match with one goal in the stoppage time, the South Korea team is hopeful of going through the knockout stage.

Where The Match Will Be Played?

The match will be played in a modular stadium called Stadium 974. It is the first temporary venue ever used in World Cup history. The stadium can house 40,000 spectators and it has seen five matches of the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup. It will be dismantled after seven world cup games including … Read the rest

People’s Verdict In Japan’s Controversial Goal Against Spain In World Cup Goes To Spain

Spain and Japan both moved to the Round of 16 in the FIFA World Cup 2022 despite Spain losing the match due to a controversial goal by Ao Tanaka. Germany beat Costa Rica in another Group E clash by 4-2 but had to go home. Had Spain won the match, Germany would have entered the knockout stage.


• Japan beat Spain by 2-1 to enter the knockout round
• Spain entered the Group of 16 despite losing the match
• Germany was out of the tournament despite beating Costa Rica by 4-2

What Is The Controversy About Ao Tanaka’s Goal?

Japan’s Controversial Goal Against Spain In World Cup Goes To Spain

Tanaka got a pass from Kaoru Mitoma and turned that opportunity into a goal that proved the deciding moment of the match. The goal came in the 51st minute after which Spain got no opportunity to equalize the score. But the way Kaoru Mitoma made the pass is questionable. A VR check was done and the verdict was declared in the favor of Japan.

In the VR check, it is clear that Kaoru Mitoma was near the touchline before making a pass for Tanaka. The VR check clearly shows the ball was beyond the touchline but the verdict was awarded to Japan. But football pundits … Read the rest

Spain V/S Japan Match Will Decide Germany’s Advance To Knockout Stage

The Friday fixture of the FIFA World Cup 2022 at Khalifa International Stadium is going to be crucial for Spain and Japan. Spain finished its last match with Germany in a draw and Japan lost its match against Costa Rica and it was only a win that could guarantee its advance in the knockout round.


• Spaniards don’t need to win as even a draw would be enough for the team to advance
• Japan will head home if it loses Friday’s match

Spain In World Cup 2022

Spain has the highest four points, Japan and Costa Rica have three points each, and Germany has one point. Spain played its last match with Germany which was a draw. Spain can easily get into the knockout round by beating or even equalizing the Friday match with Japan. But losing the match could make it difficult for Spain to move ahead.

What Happens If Spain Loses The Match?

Spain can go home with a loss if Costa Rica beats Germany in another match. Or Germany beats Costa Rica with a margin bigger than Spain’s. Spain beat Cost Rica by 7-0 in its opening match. Winning Friday’s match or at least an equalizer is crucial for Spain to advance into the knockout stage.

Spain VS Japan

Japan In World Cup 2022

Japan beat the four-time champion Germany 2-1 in their opening match. But they couldn’t maintain the rhythm and lost their second match to Cost Rica by 1-0. If Japan loses Friday’s match, they will have to head home.

Could Germany Enter The Knockout Stage?

Germany has a fair chance of entering the knockout stage if Spain beats Japan and … Read the rest

USA, Senegal, And Netherlands prepare For The Knockout Stage Of World Cup 2022

USA enters the Round of 16 matches of FIFA World Cup 2022 by beating Iran by 1-0. It was an easy win for the US as Iran couldn’t get into the game even after struggling hard. In another match, Senegal also qualified for the knockout stage.


• USA, Netherlands, and Senegal enter the knockout stage of the World Cup
• Netherlands beats the host Qatar in the Group A clash

USA vs Iran

USA vs Iran

Christian Pulisic scored the only goal at the 38th minute of the first half for USA and led his team into the knockout stage of the World Cup 2022. But the Chelsea winger got injured and had to stay out of the game for the next half. But Iran couldn’t do well despite their best efforts and had to accept the 1-0 defeat.

Senegal vs Ecuador

Senegal vs Ecuador

Senegal qualified for the knockout stage of the World Cup for the first time since 2002 by beating Ecuador with a 2-1 score. The first goal of the match was a penalty hit by Ismaila Sarr in the 44th minute of the game. But Moises Caicedo equaled the score in the 67th minute. But Kalidou Koulibay goal in 70th minute sealed the win for Senegal.

Netherlands vs Qatar

Netherlands VS Qatar

Netherlands got an easy win of 2-0 over Qatar as the desert nation was already out of its form. With seven points in three group games, the Dutch emerged as the top scorer in Group A and advanced to the knockout state. Cody Gakpo scored the first goal for Netherlands and the third goal in the three games for the Dutch team.


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Watch Netherlands VS Qatar At 8:30 IST On Sports18, Voot, And Jio Cinema

The Netherlands will play with the host nation Qatar in the FIFA World Cup group A clash on Tuesday. And the match is going to be interesting for the Dutch team that has already reached the knockout stage at the World Cup.


Netherlands has won a match and drawn one but Qatar has lost both its matches

The Dutch team could qualify for the knockout stage even when it loses the match

What Is The Position Of the Netherlands?

The Dutch team beat Senegal 2-0 in its first match and drew the second match with Ecuador with a 1-1 score. The Netherlands can enter the knockout stage if it draws today’s match. Even today’s loss can’t prevent the Netherlands from entering the next stage if Ecuador beats Senegal in the other match.

Netherlands VS Qatar

The Netherlands entering the knockout stage will require more attention from their 71-year-old ailing coach Louis van Gaal, who stepped out of retirement to take over the national team despite his falling health due to aggressive prostate cancer.

In the round of 16, the top team of Group A will play with the top team of Group B. Presently Netherlands will play with England which is leading in Group B. It is to be noted that the Netherlands couldn’t qualify for the knockout stage in the last World Cup.

What Is The Position Of Qatar?

The host nation has lost both its matches against Ecuador (0-2) and Senegal (1-3). Qatar has already missed the opportunity to enter the knockout stage. But it can make things difficult for the Dutch if it wins and Ecuador loses.

NED vs QAT Time

The match will … Read the rest