In the final of the FIFA World Cup, two-time champion Argentina, led by Lionel Messi, will face the current world champion France (ARG vs FRA). The title match will be played at Lusail Stadium on Sunday. Both the teams have shown a great game so far in the current tournament, so the final match is expected to be exciting. This is Lionel Messi’s last World Cup. Argentina’s star player would like to bid farewell to a golden career with the World Cup trophy.
The teams of Argentina and France (ARG vs FRA Head to Head) will be face to face on the field for the overall 13th time. Both will clash for the fourth time in the history of the World Cup. Talking about statistics, Argentina has won 6 out of 12 matches against France while France has 3 wins in its account. There have been 3 matches drawn between the two teams. In such a situation, the upper hand of Argentina is visible in the figures. The French team defeated Argentina 4-3 in the last World Cup i.e. 2018 in Russia in the Round of 16 match. This was the last encounter of both the teams on the ground.
Argentina and France clashed for the first time in 1930
The teams of Argentina and France first clashed in the year 1930. In that World Cup group match held in Uruguay, Argentina won 1-0. The two then met in the 1978 World Cup, where hosts Argentina were knocked out of the group stage by defeating France 2–1. In the 2018 World Cup encounter between Argentina and France, the French team won 4-3. Both the teams clashed in the knockout round where a total of 7 goals were scored in the match. In that important match, Kylian Mbappe scored 2 goals for France.
Messi-Mbabwe have scored five goals each
Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe have scored 5-5 goals in the current World Cup. Both are in excellent rhythm at the moment. Both their teams will have high hopes in the finals. Embappé and Messi are currently on top of the Golden Boot contenders. It will be interesting to see who gets the final bet.
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