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France vs Canada: Preview, predictions and lineups

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France end their preparations for Euro 2024 on Sunday night after they face Canada in a second pre-tournament pleasant.

Didier Deschamps’ facet ran out 3-0 winners towards Luxembourg of their first warm-up match, with Kylian Mbappe starring in a cushty victory. Jonathan Clauss additionally produced a screamer as a complete host of French stars bought a run out.

Canada ought to show equally easy opponents to navigate in Bordeaux having been thrashed 4-0 by France’s Euro 2024 group stage opponents Netherlands final outing. This would be the first assembly of the 2 nations in over three many years, with Les Bleus hoping for a extra emphatic scoreline than they produced in a 1-0 victory on the 1986 World Cup.

Right here is 90min’s information to France’s closing match earlier than they jet off to Germany.

France vs Canada H2H file (all-time)

Present type (all competitions)

France

Canada

France 3-0 Luxembourg – 05/06/24

Netherlands 4-0 Canada – 06/06/24

France 3-2 Chile – 26/03/24

Canada 2-0 Trinidad & Tobago – 23/03/24

France 0-2 Germany – 23/03/24

Canada 2-3 Jamaica – 22/11/23

Greece 2-2 France – 21/11/23

Jamaica 1-2 Canada – 18/11/23

France 14-0 Gibraltar – 18/11/23

Japan 4-1 Canada – 13/10/23

Nation

TV channel / dwell stream

United Kingdom

Premier Sports activities Participant

United States

ViX, Fox Soccer Plus

Canada

fuboTV, OneSoccer

Dayot Upamecano

Dayot Upamecano is unlikely to function / Catherine Steenkeste/GettyImages

France did not come away from their victory over Luxembourg with out concern as Bayern Munich centre-back Dayot Upamecano was withdrawn on account of a thigh situation at half-time. William Saliba is prone to begin in his place on Sunday.

Aurelien Tchouameni remains to be recovering from a foot drawback that stored him out of the Champions League closing for Actual Madrid, however he returned to the bench towards Luxembourg.

The likes of Ousmane Dembele, Kingsley Coman and Adrien Rabiot ought to get minutes after being unused substitutes final outing.

France predicted lineup (4-3-3): Maignan; Clauss, Konate, Saliba, T. Hernandez; Rabiot, Kante, Griezmann; Dembele, Thuram, Mbappe.

Dominick Zator, Alphonso Davies

Canada ought to discipline the same lineup to the one which confronted the Netherlands / BSR Company/GettyImages

Canada should not stray too removed from the facet that misplaced towards the Netherlands final outing, with big-hitters Alphonso Davies, Jonathan David and Tajon Buchanan all prone to begin.

They do have one damage concern, nevertheless, with Celtic right-back Alistair Johnston substituted earlier than the hour mark towards the Netherlands on account of damage.

Canada predicted lineup (4-4-2): St Clair; Zator, Bombito, Cornelius, Davies; Buchanan, Kone, Eustaquio, Millar; David, Larin.

Having dispatched of Luxembourg with little fuss final outing, France should not have any points doing the identical to a Canada facet that leak objectives. The vast majority of Jesse Marsch’s stars come within the closing third, with Davies mainly a winger working at left-back, and they are going to be onerous pushed to restrict the 2018 world champions.

Deschamps might rotate closely from the facet that beat Luxembourg, however he’ll need his prime performers to flex their muscle tissue as soon as once more as they prepared themselves for Euro 2024.

Prediction: France 4-1 Canada

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