France vs Australia Starting Lineup

France vs Australia Lineup

The defending World Champions France will begin their World Cup campaign on Tuesday against Australia. It’s a 7:00 pm GMT kick-off at Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah. Let’s take a quick look at France vs Australia lineup and team news.

🆚 France vs Australia | Group D

🗓 Date: Tuesday, 22 November 2022

🕗 Kickoff-Time: 8:00 pm France Time | 6:00 am Australia Time (Wednesday)

🏟 Venue: Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah 

📺 Live: BBC One, BBC iPlayer, FOX, Telemundo, SBS

France’s Confirmed Lineup vs Australia

 

France Starting XI vs Australia

Formation 4-2-3-1
Manager Didier Deschamps 
Goalkeeper Lloris
Defender Pavard, Konate, Upamecano, L Hernandez
Midfielder  Tchouameni, Rabiot; Dembele, Griezmann, Mbappe
Forward Giroud

Ousmane Dembele, Antoine Griezmann, and Kylian Mbappe will play behind the lone striker Olivier Giroud.

Team News:

Karim Benzema, Christopher Nkunku, and Kimpembe all are ruled out of the World Cup due to injuries. The 2022 Ballon d’Or winner Benzema could be a huge miss.

Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kante didn’t even make it to Qatar due to injuries.

Australia’s Confirmed Lineup vs France

Australia Starting XI vs France

Formation 4-3-3
Manager Graham Arnold
Goalkeeper Ryan
Defender Atkinson, Souttar, Rowles, Behich
Midfielder  McGree, Mooy, Irvine
Forward  Leckie, Duke, Goodwin  

Team News:

The skipper Mathew Ryan is the obvious choice between the sticks. Martin Boyle is the lone injury concern for Graham Arnold. The Hibernian winger is recovering from a knee injury.

Soccer writer and expert Abdullah joined Surprise Sports in 2021. He's long been established as one of the soccer freaks in the community. He is always active with updated soccer news happening around the globe.

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