France vs Sweden Match preview
France will be playing hosts to Sweden at the Stade de France on Tuesday in their final UEFA Nations League group stage game.
The hosts head to this game on the back of a 1-0 victory over Portugal on Saturday at the Estadio da Luz. N’Golo Kante’s goal in the second half was enough to seal Les Bleus’ victory.
Portugal failed to see back of the net despite having top profile players, likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Felix Atletico Madrid striker, and Manchester United super lethal midfielder Bruno Fernandes.
Meanwhile, Sweden defeated Croatia 2-1 at the Friends Arena on Saturday. Goals from youngster Dejan Kulusevski and Marcus Danielson secured the win for Sweden. Croatia got a consolation goal through any own goal from Danielson.
France vs Sweden Match Facts
- France have featured in five UEFA Nations League matches, winning four while drawing once.
- Bleus registered three clean sheets in their five UEFA Nation League matches.
- Sweden has failed to register any clean-sheet in five UEFA Nations League matches.
- Blagult has played five UEFA Nations League matches this season, won once, and lost the rest.
- France has won once and drawn once in two home UEFA Nations League matches this season.
- Blagult have lost two away UEFA Nations League matches this season.
France vs Sweden Head to Head
The last encounter between the pair match ended 1-0 in favor of France. In the last seven matches between these teams, France has managed to win four times, 3-2 and 1-0 in International Friendly in 2008 and 2014 respectively.
The pair met in World Cup Qualification in 2016 where France won 2-1 while Sweden grabbed a 2-1 win in 2017.
The two teams have drawn thrice in their last six matches where the results have been 1-1 to all competition.
France have a whole bag of talent in the squad, but Houssem Aouar, the Lyon midfielder, and Real Betis’ Nabil Fekir are both nursing injuries.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, PSG star Mbappe, Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann, and Raphael Varane are just some of the top profile players in the France squad.
Sweden Team News
Meanwhile, Sweden will be without Albin Ekdal Sampdoria midfielder, who is suspended. Juventus midfielder Kulusevski and Real Sociedad forward Alexander Isak are both seen as rich talents, this may see them to the lineup.
France vs Sweden Prediction
France suffered a 2-0 shock loss to Finland a few days ago in International Friendly, but bounced back with a 1-0 win over Portugal
Sweden, on the other hand, will be confident following their victory over Croatia. Kulusevski will be crucial to any Swedish success.
France’s are considered favorites against most countries due to their strength and depth. That is considered the case against Sweden as well.
Our topbets pundit is predicting a win for the home team and Betway is backing the results with 1.61 odds while 1XBet is giving 1.67 odds.
Goals – Under 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced less than two goals in their previous encounters the match ended 1-0, Therefore chances of scoring less than two goals are likely to be recorded.
We expect few goals to be produced in this match therefore under 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits
Nations League Multi bets
Croatia – Portugal
Tip: Portugal win
France – Sweden
Tip: France win / Over 2.5
Spain – Germany
Tip: Both teams to score
Switzerland – Ukraine
Tip: Switzerland win
Andorra – Latvia
Tip: Under 2.5