FRANCE will be looking to beat Denmark to top Group C in both sides final challenge of the 2018 World Cup group stages.
France, who were touted to be the title favorites before the start of the World Cup, have not been able to set the stage in Russia on fire. In spite of the side led by coach Didier Deschamps picking 2-1 win over Australia, and 1-0 victory over Peru, in their two opening matches, they have appeared only a lighter version of the squad they possess. Facing Denmark, France will be hoping to put on a big show and pick up a win to top the group. But the encounter holds much more for Denmark, who need a win to push for a contention in the Round of 16. Catch Live scores and updates as Denmark take on France in World Cup in Russia.
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This will be the seventh meeting in a major tournament between Denmark and France after Euro 1984, Euro 1992, World Cup 1998, Euro 2000 and World Cup 2002.
Chelsea striker Oliver Giroud has scored each of the last 3 goals for Les Blues against Denmark.
This will be the 3rd time both these teams would be meeting in the World Cup after France won their first meeting 2-1 in 1998 and Denmark won their second meeting 2-0 in 2002.
Some stats to look forward to in this encounter
Denmark have lost four of their last five World Cup games against fellow European nations, with the sole victory coming up against France in 2002
If Denmark is awarded a penalty in this match, it will be the first time since Group C in 1998 that all four teams have had a penalty in a single World Cup group in a group that also contained France and Denmark.
France has won six of their last seven games against Denmark with the only defeat coming in 2002.
Mbappe could become the first teenager since Michael Owen to score in 2 matches of the World Cup.
The last time France won all 3 group matches, they went on to win the World Cup