World Cup 2018 is reaching its knock out round and the first game that set to entertain football lovers from all over the globe will be between France against Argentina.
Both teams haven’t been hitting their heights yet in the tournament, but Les Blues have been getting better results and is just looking to get their performance level supporting their confidence.
Didier Deschamps’ men finished top of their group, but were far from convincing in their performances, so now they’re expecting to finally light things up as they reached the last 16 round.
Deschamps certainly hope that his players can finally get their chemistry going, especially up front where Les Blues have excellent and quality young talents, who can hurt any teams in the tournament.
Latest reports suggesting that France players are looking quite relax ahead of the tie as they tried to play down the intensity of their upcoming battle against Albiceleste.
Argentina themselves will be keen on finally starting things over after such troublesome group stage experience, which almost saw them experiencing an early exit from World Cup 2018.
The fortune they had when beating Nigeria, might give Jorge Sampaoli’s men that beliefs and confidence that they can get through this tournament and eventually coming out on top.
Nevertheless, France won’t an easy team to handle, especially if Argentina doesn’t make any improvement whatsoever on their defensive aspect of the game.
This will surely be an intense and intriguing contest which set to force football enthusiasts glued to their seats until the final whistle is blown.
Probable starting line up:
France: Hugo Lloris(g); Benjamin Pavard, Raphael Varane, Samuel Umtiti, Lucas Hernandez; Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kante; Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele; Olivier Giroud.
Argentina: Franco Armani; Gabriel Mercado, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Rojo, Nicolas Tagliafico; Ever Banega, Javier Mascherano, Enzo Perez, Angel Di Maria; Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain.