|Match||France vs. Netherlands|
|Competition||2024 UEFA Euro Qualifying|
|Match day||1st round|
|Venue||de France Stadium, Saint-Denis|
|Date||Friday, March 24, 2023|
|Official TV||FOX Sports App, Fox Sports 1, Foxsports.com, or VIX+|
France and the Netherlands will meet at the Stade de France, Saint-Denis in the 1st round of Group B Euro 2024 qualifying Friday afternoon ET. Both teams are favorites to qualify for the finals after impressing at the 2022 World Cup.
France is ranked 3rd in the world according to FIFA, while the Netherlands is ranked 6th. France is one level after successfully qualifying for the final of the 2022 Duina Cup even though they eventually lost to Argentina. Meanwhile, the Netherlands rose two levels after qualifying for the semifinals of the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Both teams have a good record in their last five matches, with France picking up four wins and one draw, while Netherlands have three wins and two draws.
The last meeting between the two sides was back in November 2018 in the UEFA Nations League group stage, when the Netherlands won 2-0 at home thanks to goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay. However, France has the better overall head-to-head record against the Netherlands, with five wins, two draws and three defeats from the previous ten encounters.
Here are some of the latest news ahead of tonight’s France vs Netherlands duel:
Kylian Mbappe has been appointed captain of the French national team to replace Hugo Lloris who retired. Reportedly, the relationship between the PSG superstar was strained after Antoine Griezmann. The Atletico Madrid star was disappointed not to be selected as the captain of the French national team.
But in a recent interview, Mbappe said that he and Griezmann had spoken and resolved their issues.
Meanwhile on the Dutch side, Virgil van Dijk appeared in a video interview explaining the strategy for stopping Kylian Mbappe on the French front. The Liverpool FC player and captain of the Dutch national team said that he had to be alert and focused to guard Mbappe’s quick and clever moves.
Interesting Statistics and Facts
France is the team that has qualified for the World Cup finals in succession, namely the 2018 World Cup in Russia (champion), and 2022 in Qatar (runner-up).
The Netherlands are the semifinalists of the 2022 World Cup after losing to Argentina 4-3 on penalties after a 120-minute goalless draw.
France is superior in terms of number of wins (14 vs 11), number of points (45 vs 36) and goal difference (+1 vs -9) from a total of 28 meetings between the two teams.
However, the Netherlands excels in terms of goals scored (56 vs 47), average goals per game (2 vs 1.68) and odds conversion percentage (18.67% vs 15.67%).
Of the total meetings between the two teams, only four times ended goalless (two goalless draws and two narrow wins for each team).
Of the total meetings between the two teams in France, the hosts are superior in terms of the number of wins (8 vs 4), the number of points (26 vs 13) and goal difference (+9 vs -5), while the Netherlands is superior in terms of the number of goals (23 vs 28) and average goals per game (1.64 vs 2).
- November 17, 2018 – Netherlands [2 – 0] France (UEFA Nations League)
- September 10, 2018 – France [2 – 1] Netherlands (UEFA Nations League)
- September 01, 2017 – France [4 – 0] Netherlands (UEFA World Cup Qualifiers)
- October 11, 2016 – Netherlands [0 – 1] France (UEFA World Cup Qualifiers)
- March 26, 2016 – Netherlands [2 – 3] France (Friendlies)
- November 30, 2022 – Tunisia [1 – 0] France (FIFA World Cup)
- December 04, 2022 – France [3 – 1] Poland (FIFA World Cup)
- December 11, 2022 – England [1 – 2] France (FIFA World Cup)
- December 15, 2022 – France [2 – 0] Morocco (FIFA World Cup)
- December 18, 2022 – Argentina [P 3 – 3] France (FIFA World Cup)
- November 21, 2022 – Senegal [0 – 2] Netherlands (FIFA World Cup)
- November 25, 2022 – Netherlands [1 – 1] Ecuador (FIFA World Cup)
- November 29, 2022 – Netherlands [2 – 0] Qatar (FIFA World Cup)
- December 03, 2022 – Netherlands [3 – 1] United States (FIFA World Cup)
- December 10, 2022 – Netherlands [2 – 2 P] Argentina (FIFA World Cup)
Possible Starting Lineup:
|France (4-2-3-1)||Netherlands (4-3-3)|
Where to Watch
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Tonight there is an exciting match between France vs Netherlands in the 2024 UEFA Euro Qualifying competition. If nothing changes, of course you can watch the live broadcast and live streaming of France vs Netherlands via the FOX Sports App, Fox Sports 1, Foxsports.com, or VIX+ platforms.
France vs Netherlands Live Stream
Held at the de France Stadium, Saint-Denis on Friday, March 24, 2023, the France vs. Netherlands show will start kick-off at 14:45 EDT. The following is additional information on TV channels in several countries that are broadcasting streaming this match.
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