France vs Denmark – World Cup Group D: Form, injuries and predictions as the reigning champions look to win No.2

France will continue to defend their World Cup crown when they face Denmark.

Les Bleus won the tournament in Russia in 2018 and hopes to complete a double crown in Qatar.



Didier Deschamps’ side won the first day, but face an even tougher test in the second game.

France face Denmark A win or even a draw will get you into the round of 16.

The Danes, considered the dark horse of the tournament, stuttered in the first game and ended in a draw.

SunSport examines what to expect from the big game, including all-important scoreline predictions.

how are they doing?

France: Well, it must be said.

After conceding a goal against Australia, the champions fought back with ferocity, with Adrien Rabiot, Olivier Giroud (two goals) and Kylian Mbappe all scoring in the net to win 4-1.

Read full text France v Australia report

Denmark: Could be worse, but I would have expected more.

The Danes entered the tournament with confidence, but found themselves in a 0-0 stalemate against Tunisia, building up the pressure ahead of this tough test.

Read full text Denmark vs Tunisia report

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Worried about wounds?

France: Oh yeah… there are a lot.

The French national team entered the tournament alongside an injury-devastated squad that included key striker Karim Benzema, midfielders Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kante.

So seeing Lucas Hernandez out of the World Cup with a torn ACL just 16 minutes after the game against Australia was less than ideal.

Denmark: Worryingly, they also have injury concerns.

Thomas Delaney was forced off in a draw with Tunisia and was also left out of the tournament.

Who will Starman be?

France: It must be that guy Kylian Mbappe.

Olivier Giroud stole the headlines by scoring twice, matching Thierry Henry’s record for goals in France.

But Mbappe is a bright spark, a man who really moves the French, and something good will start, or possibly end, with him.

He also scored in the big win against the Socceroos.

Denmark: Christian Eriksen is back in major tournaments just 18 months after a terrifying cardiac arrest at Euro 2020.

Although he didn’t perform at his best against Tunisia, the Manchester United star is an exceptional playmaker for them and expects to pull the strings in the middle of the park.

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What is a headache?

The two countries have played 16 teams, with France breaking the record with 8 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws.

But Denmark maintains winning momentum both Number of Nations League games in June and September this year.

After a 0-0 draw in the final group stage match of Russia 2018, both teams advanced to the knockout rounds and France won the tournament.

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France 2 Denmark 0 France vs Denmark – World Cup Group D: Form, injuries and predictions as the reigning champions look to win No.2

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