Ian Wright reacts to England’s goal against Wales at the Qatar World Cup
A place in the last 16 is safe for Didier Deschamps’ side but they are determined to finish top here, while Jalel Qadri’s side will need to pull off a blow against the reigning world champions to have any chance of progressing.
but deschamps is ready to rotate and ensure your team for the next round of matchesA possible opponent in the last 16 with Argentina.
Follow all the action with our live blog below – Plus all the action in the second game in between Australia and Denmark here,
World Cup results: scores from Qatar 2022 so far
The 2022 World Cup is in full swing as 32 nations aim to lift the Jules Rimet trophy on 20 November in Doha on 18 December.
The tournament is the first FIFA Men’s World Cup to be played in the Northern Hemisphere winter after being moved from its original summer schedule to combat Qatar’s intense summer heat.
Brazil came into the tournament as slight favorites to win the World Cup ahead of their South American rivals Argentina. The most fancied European nations at the start of the competition were England, Spain, France and Germany, with Belgium and the Netherlands also considered dark horses. As African champions, Senegal was considered Africa’s best hope of delivering the first World Cup to the continent.
The tournament has not been without controversy, with injuries seen in the lead-up to everything from mid-season scheduling to a wider picture of Qatar’s exploitation of migrant workers to build stadiums and infrastructure. To host the four-week program. FIFA President Gianni Infantino did his part to add fuel to the fire extraordinary pre-tournament speechAnd after that there has been a vigorous debate about showing support for LGBTQ+ rights in a conservative Islamic country where homosexuality is illegal.
Despite the off-field issues, the players on the pitch still served up an entertaining tournament brimming with goals, flicks, twists and turns.
Michael Jones30 November 2022 14:23
a strong title defense
France is the first since Brazil in 2006 to reach the last 16 of the World Cup.
They have won each of their last six World Cup games, their longest ever winning streak in the competition. Only Italy in the 1930s and Brazil between 2002–2006 have had winning runs so far.
Michael Jones30 November 2022 14:19
Sports minister urges French players to take side of human rights at World Cup
France is not among the seven teams, with French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet saying it will “follow FIFA’s guidelines”.
Michael Jones30 November 2022 14:15
tunisia vs france
Fans arriving at Education City Stadium. With France already through to the next round, Didier Deschamps made nine changes to his starting XI.
Those changes in personnel could open the door for Tunisia to get the win they need to get out of the group. It is unlikely as France’s squad is full of quality, but Tunisia will face Randall Kolo Muani instead of Kylian Mbappé.
Michael Jones30 November 2022 14:12
France manager Didier Deschamps praised World Cup match-winner Kylian Mbappe
mbappé scored twice 2-1 victory The 23-year-old over Denmark became only the second player after Brazilian great Pele to score seven or more World Cup goals before his 25th birthday.
France manager Deschamps said, “What can I say about Kylian?” “I’ve said it time and time again. He is decisive and makes a difference. He is an extraordinary player in an extraordinary team.
Michael Jones30 November 2022 14:08
tunisia vs france
This will be the first competitive meeting between Tunisia and France but they have met four times with France winning all four matches.
Tunisia have won just two of their 17 World Cup matches and are yet to score in the 2022 World Cup. However, they will have to beat France today if they want to make it to the knockout rounds.
Michael Jones30 November 2022 14:01
Tunisia vs France team changes
Today there are many changes in both the teams. Jalel Qadri keeps just five of the players who lost to Australia in the starting XI and brings Wajdi Kecharida and Ali Maouloul into the defence.
Tunisia’s captain Vahbi Khajri started.
Didier Deschamps made nine changes to the French team as they have already qualified for the last 16. Only Raphael Varane and Aurélien Tchoumeni remain in the team.
Kylian Mbappe starts on the bench.
Michael Jones30 November 2022 13:54
Tunisia vs France line-up
Tunisia XI: Dahmen, Kecharida, Talbi, Mariah, Malaul, Ghandari, Ali Ben Romdhane, Ladouni, Scheiri, Slimane, Khajri
France XI: Mandanda, Disassi, Varane, Connett, Coman, Gendouji, Chowmany, Fofana, Veretout, Camavinga, Kolo Muni.
Michael Jones30 November 2022 13:47
Qadri’s hopes are high for a win against France
Tunisia boss Jalel Kadri believes his players can achieve something special this afternoon as they face defending champions France in need of a win to keep their World Cup run alive.
Qadri said, “The message I give to my players is that nothing is impossible, we are still alive, we are still motivated and we are ready for this last fight.”
“We still have high hopes. “I believe in the players and hope that we will be lucky and advance to the next stage.”
Michael Jones30 November 2022 13:44
England have evolved and embraced a new force at the World Cup
Danielle Strijd Got one. so did Wayne Rooney, and it happened, the sum total of it was englandgoals in 2014 world cup. They trailed only one more, Steven Gerrard, Jermain Defoe and Matt Upson, as scorers in 2010.
so when marcus rashford parenting century of world cup goals for england, it underlined how many years ago arrived just before gareth southgateAppointment of. Nearly 23, almost a quarter, have come for a manager who is often regarded as conservative in his style of play. If he is generously assisted by Panama and Iran, conceding six nets in group games separated by four years, a second-half treble against Wales means England have won the most matches in two World Cups so far. Only scored more goals than his nine: 2018 and 1966. He is top scorer in 2022. Not bad for a team being held back by a supposedly puritanical manager.
If the difference with the years of Fabio Capello and Roy Hodgson is first of all in the amount of goals, then the new element is the identity of the scorer. It’s no secret that England has been heavily dependent on harry kane And Raheem Sterling Southgate’s reign, particularly in tournament football when his next likely finishers seemed to be Harry Maguire and John Stones.
Michael Jones30 November 2022 13:39