England vs. France in Quarterfinals: 2022 World Cup
England has impressed FIFA fans worldwide, but it is getting more serious now. England will have to face Kylian Mbappe and defending champions France in the quarterfinals. The French cruised into the last eight with a 3-1 victory over Poland, due primarily to a Mbappe performance that will frighten England fans: two spectacular goals and a brilliant assist for Olivier Giroud. However, England is the tournament’s leading scorer, defeating Senegal 3-0 to advance.
This blog covers everything fans need to know about England vs. France quarterfinal on 10th December 2022.
England vs. France Showdown
On Saturday (10th December), two football legends square off in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup 2022 as England takes on France.
It will be the 32nd meeting between these two countries but just the third in the competition’s history.
France advanced to the last eight with a convincing win over Poland, thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and a brace from Kylian Mbappe.
Gareth Southgate’s England team dominated Senegal in the round of 16 as well. After first-half goals from Jordan Henderson and Harry Kane, before Bukayo Saka confirmed their quarterfinal spot, the game was effectively over before an hour.
When is England vs. France?
Eng v France will occur on 10th December 2022, at 22:00 local time, 19:00 GMT, and 14:00 ET. The match will take place at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.
Here are times at which the match will take place in some of the largest regions of the world:
|Qatar||Sat, 10th December||22:00 (local)|
|USA||Sat, 10th December||14:00 ET|
|Canada||Sat, 10th December||14:00 ET|
|UK||Sat, 10th December||19:00 GMT|
|Australia||Sun, 11th December||06:00 AEDT|
|India||Sun, Dec.11||00:30 IST|
|Hong Kong||Sun, 11th December||03:00 HKT|
|Malaysia||Sun, Dec, 11||03:00 MYT|
|Singapore||Sun, 11th December||03:00 SGT|
|New Zealand||Sun, 11th December||08:00 NZDT|
|France||Sun, 11th December||20:00 GMT+1|
England vs. France Live Stream, Broadcasters
Here’s the list of all broadcasters showing France vs. England 2022 worldwide:
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||BHRT|
|Central Asia||Saran Media|
|Curaçao||TV Direct 13|
|Dominican Republic||CDN 37|
|East Timor||ETO TELCO|
|Latin America||Vrio Corp.|
|Pakistan||ARY Digital Network|
|São Tomé and Príncipe||TVS|
|New World TV|
|Trinidad and Tobago||CNC3|
England Versus France History
This will be just the second World Cup encounter between these two European superpowers and the first since 1982.
Since their first meeting 99 years ago, France and England have shared the pitch 31 times. The Three Lions lead the head-to-head series, having won 17 games, drawn five, and lost nine times versus Les Bleus.
We take a look back at both of the two countries World Cup matches.
England vs. France, FIFA World Cup 1966
While the 1966 World Cup is still remembered fondly in England, it was a disaster for France.
England won their first and only World Cup by leading Group 1, defeating France 2-0 in their final group match at Wembley Stadium. France was eliminated, coming last in the group.
Liverpool legend Roger Hunt scored twice in each half, fueled by a 98,000-strong crowd in London.
England vs. France, FIFA World Cup 1982
France and England faced again in the group stages in 1982, with the Three Lions defeating a squad led by the legendary Michel Platini.
Bryan Robson scored in the opening minute and added a second-half double to erase Gerard Soler’s equalizer. The strike by Paul Mariner clinched the deal.
England’s forgettable World Cup squad failed to create an impression and was ousted in the second round. France moved one step further, losing on penalties to West Germany in the semi-finals.
England vs. France Squad
Here are the squads playing in England vs. France match in the quarterfinals:
Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope, Aaron Ramsdale.
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Conor Coady, Eric Dier, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, John Stones, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker, Ben White.
Midfielders: Jude Bellingham, Conor Gallagher, Jordan Henderson, Mason Mount, Kalvin Phillips, Declan Rice.
Forwards: Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Harry Kane, James Maddison, Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka, Raheem Sterling, Callum Wilson.
Goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola (West Ham United), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur), Steve Mandanda (Rennes).
Defenders: Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich), Theo Hernandez (AC Milan), Axel Disasi (AS Monaco), Ibrahima Konate (Liverpool), Jules Kounde (Barcelona), Benjamin Pavard (Bayern Munich), William Saliba (Arsenal), Dayot Upamecano (Bayern Munich), Raphael Varane (Manchester United).
Midfielders: Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid), Youssouf Fofana (AS Monaco), Matteo Guendouzi (Olympique de Marseille), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus), Aurelien Tchouameni (Real Madrid), Jordan Veretout (Olympique de Marseille).
Forwards: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich), Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona), Olivier Giroud (AC Milan), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid), Kylian Mbappe (Paris St Germain), Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Moenchengladbach).
The fans awaiting England vs. France quarterfinal match can do so in their respective regions for free by opting for the broadcasters in their regions. However, if any of the FIFA fans are away from their home country and looking to stream England vs. France from any other country, they can easily do so by using Ivacy VPN’s vast network of VPN servers.