17/11/2020 Daily Predictions: UEFA Nations League 2020-21, France vs Sweden

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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.

Team News

France News

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  

Betway are backing the goals with 1.68 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.73

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 

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