FIFA World Cup: France vs Australia Prediction

FIFA World Cup: France vs Australia Prediction

France vs Australia Prediction

When is France Likely to score a goal? France is most likely to score in the First half somewhere around 35-45 Minutes.

When is Australia Likely to score a goal? Australia’s likeliest goal may come in the second half against France.

Who is Likely to score a goal for France? Kylian Mbappe’s present form and his highest contribution to team shots make him most probable to score.

Who is Likely to score a goal for Australia? Harry Maclaren is most likely to score for the Socceroos.

France vs Australia Score Prediction: France: 2 Australia: 1

Statistical analysis has been based on Data Crunching and Keeping in Mind Historical Performances. Players’ Performance may or May not Replicate on given day.

One of the most awaited sporting events in the world is just a few days away. The FIFA World Cup 2022 will begin on 20 November 2022. The 22nd edition will be played in Qatar. It would be the first edition to be hosted in the Middle East. In light of it, We bring you the Statistical Analysis of Group Fixtures between France and Australia.

France will lock horns with Australia on 22nd November in a Group D clash at Al Wakrah Sports Complex. France will look to kickstart its campaign against the invigorated Socceroos with a win. While the Socceroos with stellar form will look to upset the defending champions.

France v Australia Prediction: Goal Analysis

  • France has won one game, lost two, and drawn three in the last five matches. France has averaged 1 goal per match in the last five matches. The goal aggregate for the last five matches is 4-5.
  • France has failed to score twice in the last five matches. The average France goal in the last five matches has come in the second half. To be more specific about Time-frame, France scored its goal in 50-60 minutes.
  • Australia has won each of its last 5 matches this season with an average of 1.4 goals per match with an aggregate of 7-2
  • Australia has scored two or more goals against Jordan, UAE, and New Zealand with its average goals coming in the second half.
  • Considering both data, It is highly likely both teams will score in the first half of this match.
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Australia vs France Prediction: Forwards Statistics


  • This season, Kylian Mbappe has been extremely effective in the French League. From a total of 41 shots, they have 26 on target and have scored 11 goals. Kylian Mbappe-Lottin averages 33 passes per match with an 83% pass completion rate.
  • Oliver Giroud flies under the radar, but he is highly significant to France’s chances. Giroud has played 10 matches in Serie A this season and has seven shots on target from 25 shots and has scored four goals. It is estimated that Olivier Giroud averages 15 passes per match, with a pass completion rate of 64%, and two assists per match.


  • Mitchell Duke is a threat to France upfront. The forward scored 5 goals in 4 starts with an average of 0.88 goals per 90 minutes with no assists.
  • Harry Maclaren was the leading goalscorer for Australia in the World Cup Qualification. The forward scored 7 goals in 10 matches with an average of 1.42 goals per 90 minutes.

France vs Australia Prediction: Defensive Analysis

France has struggled defensively in the Nations League with above-average shots conceded per game and below-par metrics on Interceptions as well as Tackles. But when synchronized with the World Cup Qualification stats, France’s metrics improve significantly. France conceded 2.5 Shots less in World Cup Qualification when compared to Nations League.

Key Defenders

  • Raphael Varane didn’t have the Premier League season as he could have wanted but Varane remains a significant member of France’s Wall Defense. This season he had the following stats. He has won 31 aerial duels and 15 tackles. On top of this, he made a total of 6 blocks.
  • New Barcelona signing, Jules Kunde has had a decent season for Barcelona and has made 13 tackles won 13 aerial duels and on top of that has made 2 blocks.

Australia’s defence has been one of the best in Asian Qualifiers. The Socceroos conceded 0.40 goals fewer than the Qualifiers’ average which itself is commendable, The average metrics of Australia is higher and above Par when compared to other teams in Asian Qualifiers.

Key Defenders

  • Trent Sainsbury and Aziz Behich are the key defenders for Australia. Both combined make 5.2 clearances per match and are good on Interception as well.

Australia vs France Prediction: Head-to-Head

Both teams have played 5 games against each other with France winning three, one ending in a draw and Australia winning one.

France vs Australia Head-to-Head: Key Highlights

  • The game between both sides has seen 2.6 goals per match.
  • Out of 2.6 goals scored in this match, France has scored 2 goals per match.
  • Australia has scored 2 goals per match.
  • Only two games out of 5 have seen more than 2.5 goals between both sides.
  • France and Australia have managed a Clean sheet only once.

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Australia vs France Prediction: World Cup Squad

France World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola, Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda

Defenders: Lucas Hernandez, Theo Hernandez, Presnel Kimpembe, Ibrahima Konate, Jules Koundé, Benjamin Pavard, William Saliba, Dayot Upamecano, Raphael Varane

Midfielders: Youssouf Fofana, Eduardo Camavinga, Matteo Guendouzi, Adrien Rabiot, Aurelien Tchouameni, Jordan Veretout

Forwards: Karim Benzema, Kingsley Coman, Ousmane Dembele, Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud, Kylian Mbappe, Christopher Nkunku

Australia World Cup Squad

Goal Keepers: Mat Ryan, Andrew Redmayne, Danny Vukovic

Defenders: Milos Degenek, Fran Karacic, Nathaniel Atkinson, Bailey Wright, Aziz Behich, Kye Rowles, Harry Souttar, Joel King, Thomas Deng

Midfielders: Ajdin Hrustic, Aaron Mooy, Riley McGree, Jackson Irvine, Keanu Baccus, Cameron Devlin

Forwards: Martin Boyle, Mathew Leckie, Jamie Maclaren, Awer Mabil, Mitchell Duke, Craig Goodwin, Jason Cummings, Garang Kuol

Australia vs France Starting 11

Australia Starting 11 (4-2-3-1): Ryan; Atkinson, Souttar, Rowles, Behich; Mooy, Irvine; Leckie, Hrustic, Mabil; Maclaren.

France Starting 11 (4-3-1-2): Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Konate, L Hernandez; Tchouameni, Y Fofana, Rabiot; Griezmann; Giroud, Mbappe.

France vs Australia World Cup Prediction and Final Insights

Statistically, France is on the better side when we combine the data from World Cup Qualification and Nations League. In addition to the Quality of the Side which is subjective France has the better head-to-head against Australia.

Socceroos’ present form is the only thing in their favor with 5 wins from the last 5 matches.

Coming to our prediction: It can be a repeat from the 2018 World Cup where France won 2-1.



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